The sensational disclosure that the Taliban’s founder had lived and died in a village in Afghanistan’s Zabul province, located close to an American military base, belies the widespread perception that Mullah Omar had operated from a safe haven in Pakistan.
March 12, 2019
There is no sign of de-escalation in the conflict between India and Pakistan yet, despite Islamabad’s decision to release a captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot.
March 01, 2019
Just as Taliban and US officials seem closer to a deal on core issues that could clear the way for peace negotiations, Afghanistan’s neighbors, Russia, Iran and China, have begun springing into action.
February 05, 2019
A persistent Taliban refusal to negotiate with representatives from Ashraf Ghani’s civilian government shrouded US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad’s hopeful arrival in Pakistan.
January 19, 2019
For scions of Pakistan's Sharif dynasty, 2018 will be the year that was.
December 24, 2018