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

Donald Trump has now officially made Afghanistan his war. How ironic. The man who portrays himself as the great isolationist, who threatens to build walls around the U.S. both literally and, in the case of trade, figuratively, is proving to be all ...and more »

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

With US President Trump making India an equal player in Afghanistan, Pakistan will now try to show that it has other friends in the region. Share Via Email. Published: 04th September 2017 04:00 AM | Last Updated: 04th September 2017 08:20 AM | A+A A-.and more »

Donald Trump's threats will mean little to Pakistan - Hindustan Times

Donald Trump's stinging criticism of Pakistan, rebuking the country for providing safe havens to terrorists and demanding immediate change, has, understandably, gladdened hearts in New Delhi, but what are the chances this American president will ...and more »

Trump's Comments Called 'Hostile' in Pakistan National Assembly - The Wire

Trump accused Pakistan of harbouring "agents of chaos" and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against the US backed government in Kabul. Trump's Comments Called 'Hostile' in Pakistan National Assembly. A traffic policeman ...and more »

The right question about Trump's Afghan policy - Asia Times

The argument that Pakistan doesn't harbor militants and has made the greatest sacrifices in the “war on terror” holds almost negative value in Washington, DC. It appears that the current US administration believes that, rather, Pakistan is adamant on ...and more »

Pak parliament, military, govt issue joint resolution in response to new US strategy - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

A resolution was signed and jointly issued by the Pakistani parliament, government, and military in response to the new US strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. The resolution was passed amid growing frustrations among the Pakistani politicians ...and more »

Part II: The Case Against Involvement in Afghanistan - Lawfare (blog)

In my previous essay, I laid out arguments for continued involvement in Afghanistan. In this essay, I present the opposing view. The Case Against Involvement. The case for involvement prioritizes future risk; the case against involvement focuses on the ...and more »

$225 Million Aid to Pakistan Comes With Conditions - TOLOnews

United States officials have said Pakistan will only get aid when they start eliminating safe havens. Thumbnail. The United States has decided not to hand over $225 million USD to Islamabad as long as Pakistan does not destroy Afghan insurgent safe ...and more »

Trump does not blame Pakistan for failure in Afghanistan: US envoy -

United States (US) Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale assured National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt Gen (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua on Thursday that President Donald Trump did not blame Pakistan for the failure of the War on Terror in Afghanistan. As Hale ...and more »

Donald Trump is Right. Pakistan Needs to Stop Supporting Terrorists - Newsweek

President Donald Trump, or whoever wrote his speech for him on Afghanistan-Pakistan policy, is right: Pakistan must step up to the plate and do more to eradicate safe havens for extremists on its soil. While it is essential that extremism is defeated ...and more »