Pentagon chief Ashton Carter sought to reaffirm US commitment to Afghanistan on Friday, as uncertainty lingers over President-elect Donald Trump´s strategy on America´s longest war in the face of... More
American officials in Afghanistan are increasingly worried about the deepening ties between Russia and Taliban, the force fighting to topple the government in Kabul. The nexus could complicate an... More
The US military in Afghanistan is increasingly trying to control public information about the war. This in turn resulting in strained relations with western organizations as they offering different... More
Afghanistan may seek additional military assistance from India in battling a relentless Taliban insurgency, a New Delhi-based newspaper reported on Wednesday.
President Ashraf Ghani is expected to present Prime Minister... More
There is a major risk of democracy - rightly noted the American political commentator Henry Olsen. Unpredictable popular leaders can mobilize the population through fiery rhetoric. However, once in... More
In international diplomacy, there are no perpetual friends or foes. Many developments in recent time, including the Philippines’ improved relations with China, gradual declining in relations between Egypt and... More
Frequent Taliban attacks as well as intense feuds between the government and parliament are intensifying crises in already volatile Afghanistan. The parliament is asking ministers to make statements about... More
Blaming the government’s failures in ensuring security, several Wolesi Jirga , on November 7, calling for a review of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States.
Speaker Abdur... More
Over the years many highly developed economies with sophisticated markets and long functioning banking systems have faced significant banking crises or banking failures. The role of Central Banks is critical in not only preventing and/or pre-empting failures... More
At long last Aung San Suu Kyi has finally revealed the government’s new strategic plans for the trouble state of Rakhine. This is essentially the long-promised roadmap constructed around the recommendations of the Kofi Annan Advisory Commission... More
Clearly an important part of the United States’ “regional approach” to Afghanistan is the role that India is to play in re-building the war-torn country. Notwithstanding the crucial consequences this policy would produce in terms of triggering... More
Elections to the Sri Lankan local bodies and Provincial Councils are due in 2018. But President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe heading the Yahapalanaya or Good Governance regime in Colombo, not prepared for it.
The lack... More
Afghanistan has been accepted as a permanent member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Jin Liqun, president of the Beijing-based institution, formally presented a certificate confirming... More