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The Terror Problem From Pakistan

By Rahmatullah Nabil and Melissa Skorka-Islamabad has shown no sign it is genuinely willing to end support for proxies like the Haqqani network. With the Trump administration considering how to break the stalemate between Taliban-allied groups and the government of Afghanistan, terrorists detonated a car bomb in Kabul on May …

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NATO extends mission, vows troop surge in Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The NATO member countries have taken a formal decision, based on extension of its mission and deployment of additional troops in Afghanistan in a bid to train and assist Afghan forces beyond 2017. Following the meeting of defense ministers, NATO Secretary General Gen. Jens Stoltenberg said the …

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UK to send 100 more soldiers to Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The United Kingdom’s Defense Secretary, Michael Fallon has announced that Britain has taken a formal decision to deploy 100 more soldiers to Afghanistan in a bid to help, and train the Afghan security forces. While talking to media on his arrival to NATO info-icon defense ministers meeting …

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India, US agree to strengthen ties to ensure peace in Afghan

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today agreed to continue strengthening coordination for ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan as they expressed concern over rising instability in the war-torn country caused by terrorism. Trump thanked the Indian people for their “contributions to the effort in Afghanistan, …

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