Trump’s Afghanistan policy significantly different from Obama’s thinking

The  president of United States Donald Trump announced his administration’s Afghanistan policy recently. Cut through his language and pomposity, the policy is abundantly clear: send more American troops to Afghanistan, put ‘extreme’ pressure on Pakistan and, to accomplish this, seek India’s help.  In the process, what is apparent is that…

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Young Afghans being trafficked to Pakistan to learn ways of Taliban: NYT report

Kabul: Police in Afghanistan`s eastern Ghazni province have revealed that young Afghans are being taken illegally to Pakistan`s south western Baluchistan province to study in religious seminaries or madrassas to learn the ways of the Taliban. According to a New York Times (NYT) report, the objective this secret exercise is…

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SAHR appeals to Afghanistan and Pakistan to formulate a joint strategy to confront terrorism and insurgency plaguing their nations

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional human rights organization, is deeply concerned about the tense situation arisen between Afghanistan and Pakistan owing to Pakistan’s instant reaction to the deadly terror attack in Lahore and the horrendous massacre of pilgrims at the Shrine of Sufi Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar…

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Release of the report on the dialogue among the Civil Society representatives of Afghanistan, India and Pakistan

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) organised a dialogue among civil society representatives of Afghanistan, India and Pakistan on 28 and 29 November 2016 in Kabul, Afghanistan. It was hosted by the Afghan Women’s Education Center (AWEC). The main purpose of the dialogue was to review the peace and security issues…

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