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Narrative beyond words

Narrative beyond words

In the wake of successful military operations like Operation Rah-e-Rast, Rah-e-Nijat, Zarb-e-Azab, and Radd-ul-Fasaad, there is some confusion over the reasons for extremism and radicalisation in society and also over the evolution of a counter-narrative to combat the same. Prior to the exercise of carving out a counter terrorism narrative, it is important to look […]

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Kabul for talks with Taliban

Kabul for talks with Taliban

The Afghan government has expressed the willingness to recognize Taliban as a political entity at a recently held international conference in Kabul. The Afghan government has also offered opening up of a political office for the Taliban in Kabul (or any other cities), issuing passports to Taliban and release of Taliban prisoners. In response, Kabul […]

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کابل میں تازہ حملہ اور کبھی ختم نہ ہونے والی خانہ جنگی

کابل میں تازہ حملہ اور کبھی ختم نہ ہونے والی خانہ جنگی

 افغانستان کے انٹیلی جنس اداروں نے اکتیس مئی 2017 کو ہونے والی دہشتگردی کے فوراً بعد اپنا موقف بیان کیا ۔ انھوں نے بتایا کہ افغان دارالحکومت میں کوئی بڑا دہشتگرد حملہ پہلے سے متوقع تھا ۔ بعض ذرائع کے مطابق امریکی اخبار ’’ فارن پالیسی‘‘ نے انکشاف کیا کہ اس منصوبے کی مکمل معلومات […]

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افغانستان تازہ حملہ، ذمہ دار ۔ داعش یا طالبان ؟ 

افغانستان تازہ حملہ، ذمہ دار ۔ داعش یا طالبان ؟ 

افغان عوام کی زندگیاں اس وقت خطرے ہیں ۔ اکتیس مئی 2017 کی صبح 8:20 پر ایک دہشتگرد حملے نے کابل کو ہلا کر رکھ دیا ۔ کابل کے نواح میں ’’ وزیر اکبر خان ‘‘ کے مقام پر ( جہاں غیر ملکی سفارت خانے کافی بڑی تعداد میں واقع ہیں ) دھماکہ خیز مواد […]

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Third American engagement in Afghanistan

Third American engagement in Afghanistan

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit is going to be held on May 24-25, 2017. Apart from other various important security issues, NATO members will discuss Afghanistan’s security situation and most likely President Donald Trump will announce its policy on Afghanistan. According to international media reports, he will likely send five thousand American soldiers […]

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Mr. Andrew Korybko,  Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio  Visit to Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) – 17 April 2017

Mr. Andrew Korybko, Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio Visit to Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) – 17 April 2017

Mr. Andrew Korybko, Correspondent Sputnik, News Agency and Radio visited Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on 17 April 2017. He delivered a talk on “Russian Perceptions on Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Way Forward”. The talk was followed by questions and answers. Salient Points The salient points are as under:- Mr. Andrew Korybko while referring to […]

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Divergent outlook on Afghanistan

Divergent outlook on Afghanistan

      Russia’s growing interest in Afghan affairs is apparent from Moscow’s hosting of peace talks. The recent talks on ‘peace in Afghanistan’ were held in Moscow in the middle of April. Representatives from Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan participated in the talks. Earlier, similar initiatives include the Trilateral […]

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Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Pakistani media has rendered Trump as the enemy of Islam and Pakistan. Situation in Pakistan was not in favour of Trump in the past several months. How Pakistan ran out of Trump’s unexpected triumph is a lingering question. Political pundits failed to apprehend Trump’s win in elections. Public opinion was not different from political pundits. […]

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