Hardeep Singh Bedi The United States of America (US) entered Afghanistan to avenge the 9/11 attacks in 2001 and along with western coalition forces waged a war on terror in the country. After 12 years, the terror still prevails but the US led coalition forces are looking for a safe exit from what has become a virtual volcano ready to engulf the entire region. Once the US and … [Read more...] about US presence in Afghanistan suits India
S Ranjan Afghanistan is going through a period of transition; though significant, it is only a prelude to the more critical things to come by in the near future. The recent initiative at Doha, Qatar, by the US to open talks with the Afghan Taliban has gone horribly wrong. It has set the pace for a confrontation that will have far reaching consequences in the entire … [Read more...] about It is time for India to assert itself with respect to Afghanistan
Jaibans Singh The world, as we know it, seems to be going topsy-turvy of late. Pakistan, a sworn enemy of India since its inception as a Nation, seems to be warming up with big brother after six plus decades. At the same time, its relationship with its most abiding ally, the United States (US), is on the brink of a breakdown. While the two countries are trying to maintain a … [Read more...] about Can Pakistan’s peace overtures be taken on face value?