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The Battle Within Islamists – Militant Vs Institutional

Islamists in the Muslim world have remained in conflict, as there is no consensus within the Muslim world on the ideal political system. So political Islam remained in trouble for…

By Qamar Cheema

Balochistan is Now a Geostrategic Center of Gravity in South Asia

As long as the United States maintained a presence in Afghanistan, China could not fulfill its ambition to dominate South Asia and isolate India. Now largely free of American influence…

By Dr Lawrence Sellin

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

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)

Pakistan hands over list of wanted TTP terrorists to Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 25 (ANI): Pakistan has handed over a list of most-wanted terrorists affiliated with the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) operating from the war-torn neighbouring country to the Taliban.…

Panjshir-Valley of Hope

Panjshir-Valley of Hope Dr Waiel S H Awwad It was in September 2001 in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan where foreign journalists had gathered for almost a month during the…

Retaining Relevance in Afghan Imbroglio

Retaining Relevance in Afghan Imbroglio Lt Gen KJ Singh (Retd) Afghanistan is in turmoil, Taliban, combined with assorted desperate factions is battling Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), in violent struggle,…

Taliban ‘victory’ in Afghanistan a victory for entire Muslim people: TTP terror outfit in Pakistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] July 28 (ANI): Pakistan-based terror group Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Noor Wali Mehsud has said that their relations with the Afghan Taliban are "based on brotherhood, sympathy, and…

Islamabad revels in Taliban’s gain but Pakistan will fall victim of terror’s success

Islamabad [Pakistan] July 22 (ANI): Islamabad has been cheering the Taliban's recent victories in Afghanistan but a takeover of its war-torn neighbour by the insurgent force will leave Pakistan more…

Pakistan’s Pashtun Problem

During a visit to Pakistan a few months after the Lal Masjid episode and emergence of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in 2007, I asked a question from all my interlocutors…