In recent years, America has been both negligent and absent, a complex condition that won’t be solved by avoiding vital decisions.
Rejecting U.S. accusations against Pakistan’s intelligence agency, the Chinese foreign ministry has urged the U.S. to fully acknowledge Islamabad’s efforts in the war against terrorism.
According to the Chinese foreign ministry, Pakistan is on the front line in the war against terrorism for which it has made [Read more]
The label for recent military interventions in some Arab countries — the majority of which are American-led — was “Regime Change.” Some world leaders who advocate humanitarian and democratic principles sympathize with oppressed Arab people, so they come to their rescue and rid them of their oppressive leaders, [Read more]
Trump’s new strategy is a continuation and elevation of Obama’s policy of valuing India and dismissing Pakistan.
Afghanistan has been the tomb of all the powers that have sought to dominate it.
What is certain is that the president should not underestimate the potential danger that his former adviser represents.
<i>This forgotten war kills about 3,000 civilians and 10,000 Taliban fighters each year.</i>
A black hole, a dead end, but, above all, a forgotten war — that is the conflict in Afghanistan today. A war that leaves an average of 3,000 civilians and 10,000 Taliban fighters dead each year. On the side of the U.S. led [Read more]
It appears though that, despite all his talk of victory, he is mostly acting out of fear of a final defeat.
... Trump’s statement that he is not aiming to nation-build but simply to “kill terrorists” is both bravado and proof that the U.S. continues to commit the same errors time and time again.