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The Curious Case of Pakistan, China, TTP and BRI

On 1st October Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan broke all hell loose when on the Turkish government-run TV channel, TRT World, he disclosed that the Pakistani government is in secret…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

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

Islamic State uses Taliban’s own tactics to attack Afghanistan’s new rulers

By Alasdair Pal and Jibran Ahmed (Reuters) - A little more than a month after toppling the Western-backed government in Kabul, Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers are facing internal enemies who…

Three soldiers killed in suicide attack in southwest Pakistan

By Gul Yousafzai QUETTA (Reuters) - At least three Pakistani paramilitary soldiers were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide attack in the southwest on Sunday, officials said, part of…

Pakistan frets over security threats from neighbouring Afghanistan

By Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - There is growing concern among Pakistani officials about security in neighbouring Afghanistan, as the Taliban tries to form a government and stabilise the…

Imran Khan govt must resolve Tehreek-e-Taliban issue, says Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 29 (ANI): Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has said that the issue of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a proscribed organisation, is one that the Imran Khan government must…

#SanctionPakistan

Twitter trends normally have a fairly short shelf life – a few hours or a day at best. But sometimes these trends last for days and become metaphors for a…

By Sushant Sareen

Pressure on Pakistan grows as Taliban advance in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 15 (ANI): With the Taliban claiming towns and territories across Afghanistan, the pressure on Pakistan is building up as the scrutiny is falling on Islamabad. Emily Schmall,…

Pakistan wants Taliban not to monopolise power: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 14 (ANI): Pakistan wants the Taliban to share power and not monopolise it as it fears that Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) will draw strength and inspiration from the…

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…

Pak’s TTP maintains ties with Taliban as its 6,000 terrorists still in Afghanistan: UN report

New York [US], July 27 (ANI): Pakistan-based terror group Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has maintained ties with the Taliban as about 6,000 of its terrorists are on the Afghan side of…

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…