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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