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Afghanistan In Turmoil

Afghanistan is a paradox, it is a nation but at the same time it is not a nation. It comprises many ethnically different tribal groups who speak different languages and…

By General JJ Singh (Retd)

Impact of Taliban’s “Victory” on Global Islamist Terrorism

US led Global War on Terror has had a stifling effect on most Islamist terror groups around the world since its start in 2001. However, the chaotic and haphazard US…

By Colonel Deepak Kumar

Lessons From Kabul Fiasco

The apex leadership of the Taliban which claims control over Kabul had deferred its ceremonial declaration of the launch of its regime on the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 terror…

By Dr Seshadri Chari

Taliban and Kashmir – Those Who Do Not Learn from History are Doomed to Repeat It

While the world stood watch, Taliban took over absolute control over Afghanistan, excepting a small part of the Panjshir area. The question that now looms large is the impact of…

By Mr S P Vaid

What Next For India in Afghanistan?

The fall of Panjshir valley is one of despair for millions of Afghans who had pinned hopes on the success of the National Resistance Force (NRF). For the global powers…

By Major Sunil Shetty (Retd)

Turmoil in Afghanistan and India’s Calibrated Steps

As the dust settles on the erstwhile Kingdom of Gandhara, the attention shifts from the ongoing evacuation and the so-called American blunder, to ‘what next?’. Distant nations in the European…

The Afghanistan Kaleidoscope

As Afghanistan becomes more complex one is tempted to recall events in memory which caused similar confusion. None qualifies more than 9/11 when the world was really stumped; terror, lawlessness…

Fire in Afghanistan Can Travel to Pakistan Too!

Qamar Cheema Afghanistan’s socio-cultural fabric has been long broken because of constant wars and a ‘revolving door’ political system. The fall of Ashraf Ghani’s government and the failure of Afghanistan's…

Desperate Afghan women throw babies over razor wire at Kabul airport compound

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 19 (ANI): Kabul airport has become a picture of chaos and desperation after the fall of Afghanistan into the hands of the Taliban. As per the reports…

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…

Pakistan’s Taliban Tangle

Pakistan’s Taliban Tangle The announcement of the complete withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, has led to a flurry of activity on not just the political…