Scholar Srijan Sharma writes, India and US are seen as a major players in managing Afghan affairs. Therefore, a discussion over perspective of possibilities of convergence of interests of both the countries on worsening situation of Afghan affairs complemented by the present environment of geopolitical reset deserves merit.
Srijan Sharma Writes about Pakistan’s recent Karachi Blast and brewing up insurgency in Pakistan and its spillovers which will adversely impact Pakistan’s security calculus. On the face of it, Pakistan can give thousands of arguments to give a conducive outlook of the state’s security environment but from the inside, it is becoming lethal and deadly which will eat up the state.
Lt Gen GS Katoch, PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd) writes as Mr Zalmay Khalilzad is preparing for the seventh round of talks in June at Doha, he and the US have to make some dire choices regarding the facilitation of the peace talks. The Taliban have rejected the offer for Eid ceasefire and vowed to continue fighting.