If the Trump administration continues to support Indian Prime Minister Modi’s initiatives, the few rights granted to the Muslims in occupied Kashmir by the United Nations will be nullified.
India has consistently pushed back every time Donald Trump has raised the Kashmir issue and yet Trump has gone on to offer to mediate on the issue, causing consternation in foreign policy circles.
It has taken one month for United States President Donald Trump to go from claiming Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate on Kashmir to declaring it was a matter best left for India and Pakistan to resolve on their own. New Delhi can pat itself for beating off yet another unwanted diplomatic advance, [Read more]
New Delhi has been patient. But this time, he crossed a redline
The U.S. response regarding India's interference in Pakistan and regarding the Kashmir issue was not what Pakistan was hoping for.
A recent report of the U.S. Department of Defense says that Pakistan initiated a national action plan in December 2014 with the objective of eliminating terrorists. This is a long- term plan that will need to overcome many obstacles. The report further says that following assumption of power by the Ashraf Ghani [Read more]
US seeks to distinguish between Al-Qaeda-related fighters and Afghan insurgents—good and bad Taliban, but it is much obscured matter as there is no scale to differentiate between them because all are fighting against the US-led NATO forces in Afghanistan with the same motto.