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The Afghan And The Mighty Empire – Aijaz Zaka Syed

So this is how the cookie crumbles. The United States says that the much debated ‘security pact’ with Afghanistan is in the interest of the Afghan people and...

Unending Torture – Jeffrey St Clair

It was shortly after five on a Saturday morning last April. The prisoners in the communal cellblock at Camp 6 in Guantanamo Bay Prison had just gathered for morning...

2014’s Missing Link – Dr Maleeha Lodhi

The next thirteen months will be critical for Afghanistan and its neighbours, as for future regional stability. How well prepared is the country and various...

A Public Divided – Aasim Zafar Khan

Words matter. Is it the ‘war in Afghanistan’ or the ‘war on Afghanistan’? The answer depends on which side of the fence one is on, but the statement points to...

The Way Of The Janissary – Irfan Husain

THE heated speculation and feverish commentary over who would become Pakistan`s next army chief after Gen Kayani`s retirement would not have been out of place in a...

Strategic misconception – Shahzad Chaudhry

I must refer to Sheikh Rashid’s rather blunt enunciation of his philosophy of politics: ‘line and length’, and ‘timing’. Make whatever you can of it, and I...

Weapon Of Choice – Iftikhar A Khan

Before the drone turned into an assassin, it was a spy in the sky. But no more. It has now acquired the status of a ruthless killer that the US employs on the hostile...

The Sectarian agenda – Adnan Adil

Sectarian violence in the country is no longer a one-dimensional, local phenomenon of intense expression of hatred of one sect towards the other, as it was at the time...

The Path To Reconciliation – Khadim Hussain

DESPITE Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s assurances to President Hamid Karzai on the subject during his recent visit to Kabul, much mystery still surrounds the release of...

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Khuda Afghanistan Ki Hifazat Karay – Nazir Naji

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