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A timely history lesson - The Hindu

In the torrent of expert opinions on President Donald Trump's new South Asia policy in recent days, the history of America's 16-year-old military engagement in Afghanistan — its longest war — begins with the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on ...and more »

US-Pakistan impasse continues - The Hindu

The diplomatic impasse between the United States and Pakistan continues after U.S. President Donald Trump's policy review of South Asia. Since then, several high-level bilateral meetings have been rescheduled indefinitely. Pakistan's National Assembly ...and more »

In the 'Graveyard of Empires', the US Military Presence Is on Life Support - The Wire

As a private citizen, Donald Trump advocated for full US withdrawal. As president, he has chosen to perpetuate, prolong and expand the war, at the cost to more US treasure and lives. Members of the US military listen as US President Donald Trump ...and more »

Fighting in Afghanistan: 'You have the watches. We have the time' - Macleans.ca

The unspoken truth underpinning Donald Trump's latest policy on Afghanistan is that U.S. troops may never leave. Ever. Evan Solomon. September 2, 2017. Twitter · Facebook · Reddit · Email. US soldiers of the Combined Team Nangarhar of the CT Bastogne ...and more »

Trump holds Pakistan's feet to fire - The New Indian Express

The current incumbent of the White House is not known for grace or finesse. There was none of it either, in the blunt message he delivered to Pakistan in his maiden policy address to the American people recently. Unveiling the new US strategy for South ...and more »

Pakistan not responsible for failure of 'War on Terror' in Afghanistan: US envoy David Hale - Financial Express

After U.S. President Donald Trump denounced Pakistan for allegedly allowing terrorists to maintain safe havens inside its territory, the United States Ambassador to Islamabad, David Hale, made an attempt to pacify the growing resentment in Pakistan ...and more »

Been there, done that..again? - Economic Times (blog)

It was no blood, sweat and tears speech from US President Donald Trump. Americans do not have the stomach for this kind of thing. Instead, what we have today are scowls and bluster from the US, and injured innocence, denial and bluff from Pakistan in ...and more »

Ready for comprehensive talks with Pakistan: Ghani - Pajhwok Afghan News (blog)

KABUL info-icon (Pajhwok): President Mohamamd Ashraf Ghani on Friday said attacks on religious places was attack on Afghanistan info-icon and carried out by miscreants. Addressing reporters after the Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the mosque info-icon of ...and more »

Eid Mubarak - Pajhwok Afghan News (blog)

KABUL info-icon (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News congratulates Eid-ul-Adha to the people of Afghanistan and Muslims around the world. The leadership of Pajhwok Afghan News hopes this Eid would bring lasting blessing to the people of Afghanistan info-icon ...and more »

Eid-ul-Adha prayer offered nation-wide peacefully - Pajhwok Afghan News (blog)

KABUL (Pajhwok): The first day of annual religious festival Eidul Adha was celebrated across Afghanistan on Friday by offering Eid prayers in all provinces, including Kabul info-icon , without any untoward incident taking place. Kabul residents offered ...and more »