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The Chaotic Collapse of the Afghan Air Force

Hours before Kabul fell to the Taliban on Aug. 15, the Afghan Air Force was melting down. Instead of unleashing air attacks against advancing insurgents, some airmen were fighting each…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

Afghanistan of 2021 is Not the Afghanistan of 1996

Afghanistan of 2021 is not the Afghanistan of 1996  Major Sunil Shetty (Retd)  People, leaders & institutions and aspirations have rallied under one national Flag The last two weeks saw…

Over 30 Taliban terrorists killed, 17 injured in Afghan air force airstrikes

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 24 (ANI): Over 30 Taliban terrorists were killed and 17 other suffered injuries in Afghan Air Force airstrikes in two provinces on Friday, the country's Defence Ministry…

US delivers 3 refurbished military helicopters to Afghanistan

Washington DC [US], July 22 (ANI): Amid the ongoing Taliban offensive, Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday said that the United States has delivered three refurbished military helicopters to Afghanistan…

Three Blunders in Rebuilding Afghan National Defence Security Forces

Three Blunders in Rebuilding Afghan National Defence Security Forces Major Sunil Shetty (Retd) Who would have imagined, way back in 2001, when the US troops had landed in Afghanistan, that…

Around 40 Taliban terrorists killed in Afghan Air Force strikes

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 12 (ANI/Xinhua): At least 40 Taliban terrorists were killed in multiple airstrikes launched by the Afghan Air Force on Sunday, the country's Ministry of Defense confirmed on…