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Analysis Pakistan- US Afghan Policy
Pakistan- US: Afghan Policy
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The Pak- Afghan ties witnessed certain positive initiatives this month. A Pakistani delegation led by the foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua visited Kabul- during which utilizing Chinese…

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Money Talks
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As a pre-emptive strategy to avoid condemnation by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) due to meet next month, the State Bank has updated its rules…

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The Promise of Peace
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The nature of the Pak-Afghan bilateral relationship is marred with instances of failed attempts of cooperation, open and often covert aggression, pressure tactics, and an incessant…

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The peace that wasn’t
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Attaining victory in Afghanistan on its respective terms — continues to be the prime objective defined by the US for the year 2017. The stated aims…

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A Widening Gulf
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The most contentious relationship in all of South Asia, between India and Pakistan, is even today bound by its complicated history. Conflicting ideologies and domestic politics…

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Pak- Afghan
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A collective border management initiative between Afghanistan and Pakistan has remained a disputed issue. Pakistan– often questioned for its role in  managing cross border movements—  has…

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Agenda Trumps US Hegemony
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The White House has unveiled its federal spending priorities in what it is touting as the “America first budget”, where the President has made deep, offsetting…

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No Closure
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The Afghan-Pakistan border crossings at Torkham and Chaman-Spin Boldak were closed by the Pakistani government after a string of militant attacks in mid-February, which the Pakistani…

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Eerie peace in the pipelines
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Construction of the long overdue contentious TAPI pipeline recently began its  first phase in Pakistan. A project conceived in early 90’s spearheaded by Unocal and other prominent US companies– was…

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