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Contextualizing The Poonch Operations : Time Delay in Completion is Inevitable

The recent operations against terrorist presence in the Bhata Dhurian forest area north of the Rajouri – Surankote road in the Poonch sector, began on 11 October 2021. It almost…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Terrorism threat to UK lawmakers substantial after colleague murder -Patel

LONDON (Reuters) - British interior minister Priti Patel said on Wednesday that the terrorism threat level to members of parliament was now deemed substantial, days after lawmaker David Amess was…

Pakistan – America’s Blind Spot

September 2001, a tall man with a privileged background and radical ideas sent aircrafts smashing into American buildings and pride, killing nearly 3000 Americans in the process. The US immediately…

By Major Manik M Jolly (Retd)

U.S. charges former Taliban commander with killing U.S. troops in 2008

(Reuters) - A former Taliban commander already in U.S. custody has been charged with murder and terrorism-related offenses in the deaths of three U.S. troops and an Afghan interpreter and…

US-Pakistan Relations: What Sanctions?

When the first reports came of 22 Republican senators in the US Senate moving a bill to sanction the Taliban and other persons/entities assisting them, alarm bells started ringing in…

By Sushant Sareen

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh addresses graduates of 59th National Defence College course

Key Highlights of RM’s address: Government’s bold approach on border disputes & cross-border terrorism has made India stronger India is a peace-loving nation, but will give befitting reply to those…

New Zealand steps closer to tighter terrorism laws after supermarket knife attack

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's parliament took a step closer on Tuesday to making it easier to arrest and prosecute terrorists planning attacks, just weeks after an Islamic State-inspired assault…

China’s Xi urges Afghanistan to stamp out terrorism, vows more aid

BEIJING (Reuters) -China's President Xi Jinping urged "relevant parties" in Afghanistan to eradicate terrorism and promised to provide more help to the war-torn nation, state news agency Xinhua said on…

Cricket – New Zealand pulls out of Pakistan tour, cites security advice

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand on Friday cited government advice on increased threat levels for Pakistan and warnings from security advisors on the ground as their reason for pulling out…

India’s Options in Afghanistan

On 26 September 2001, a small U.S. Central Intelligence Agency operatives team arrived in the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan. As described in Gary Schroen’s book First In, this vanguard set…

By Lieutenant General D S Hooda (Retd)

Joe Biden – President Who Pulled Punches When it Mattered

Hours after the last U.S. troops and diplomats were out of Afghanistan, President Joe Biden said in an address at the White House that Washington will continue to support the…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

Afghan economic meltdown would be ‘gift for terrorists,’ says U.N. chief

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed on Friday for an injection of cash into Afghanistan to avoid an economic meltdown that would spark a…