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.
A Violet Game of Tug of War In Pakistan
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.
Reading the Tea Leaves IV – Elusive Afghan Peace on the Eve of Eid
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.
“Fragile Past, Unstable Future”: Assessing India’s Strategic Partnership With Afghanistan
Anant Mishra writes, New Delhi should remain committed and dedicated towards rebuilding Afghanistan. Strategically, this policy would ensure significant presence in Afghanistan without interfering in the already complex Afghan domestic politics.
Reading the Tea Leaves III -Afghan Elections and ‘The Butterfly Effect’
Lt Gen GS Katoch, PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd) writes the initial US euphoria over the Afghan peace talks seems to be transitioning into wary pessimism. The US and the Afghan Taliban may appear to be talking but certain issues are very vexing