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Viewpoint: Why Trump's threats to Pakistan raise serious questions - BBC News

EPA & Reuters<p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and President Donald Trump have both threatened Pakistan<p>On Monday night, President Donald Trump unveiled the long awaited results of his policy review of the Afghanistan war.<p>He announced that US troops would remain in the country without a timetable for …

China and India are showing muscle on their border

WHEN the Indian subcontinent bumped into Eurasia 40m years ago, the collision produced the mighty Himalayas. The world’s two most populous nations, …

India

On Afghanistan, There’s No Way Out

When it comes to Afghanistan, we’ve tried everything. The lesson is: Nothing works.<p>We’ve tried “light footprint.” From the initial defeat of the Taliban in 2001 until 2007, monthly U.S. troop numbers never exceeded 25,000. Result: a reconstituted Taliban, their leadership secure in Pakistan, made …

More American Troops to Afghanistan, To Keep the Chinese Out? Lithium and the Battle for Afghanistan’s Mineral Riches | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

This article was first published by GR on September 18, 2017<p><i>Trump calls for escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Why? Is it part of the “Global War</i> …

How Pakistan should handle US Afghan policy: Ex-FM Khursheed Kasuri

The President of the United States of America Donald Trump presented his administration’s Afghan and South Asia policy in a televised speech on 22 …

Foreign Policy

In Afghanistan, Donald Trump has bowed to the advice of his generals

IT WAS an admission of a kind that Donald Trump rarely makes. In a televised address to the nation on August 21st, America’s president admitted that …

Afghanistan

Why India needs Pakistan for Its identity

I first visited India in 2011, a country that I had long romanticised in my imagination. I had envisioned India to be everything Pakistan is not - secular, tolerant, diverse and democratic. I remember seeing at the border, just a few metres away from the no man's land, a board which read "India, …

JFR Jacob’s memoir: How India won the 1971 war against Pakistan

<i>One of India’s most celebrated military officers passed away on Jan. 13. Lieutenant General (retired) Jacob Farj Rafael Jacob, or simply JFR Jacob, was head of the Indian Army’s eastern command during the 1971 India-Pakistan war that resulted in the creation of Bangladesh. A Major General then,</i> …

Military

Pakistan Army chief accuses 'foreign adversaries' of supporting terrorism

<b>Karachi:</b> Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province has become a hotbed for proxy wars for regional and global powers pursuing a grand strategy as …