February 02, 2023
Taliban Asks Pakistan Not to Blame Them for Violence at Home
By Rahim Faiez
Earlier Pakistan’s defense minister had blamed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan for the attack in Peshawar and claimed it operates from Afghanistan.
September 29, 2022
The Curious Case of Masood Azhar’s Disappearance
By Abdul Basit
Pakistan says that the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief is in Afghanistan. But the Taliban may not be keen to shelter him at this point.
September 08, 2021
Power Struggle in Kabul Worries Islamabad
By Umair Jamal
Infighting within the Taliban government has the potential to spiral into conflicts across Afghanistan, with spillover implications for Pakistan.
August 17, 2021
The Taliban’s Careful Cheerleaders: Pakistan’s Statements on the Fall of Kabul
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Islamabad has always secretly supported the Taliban. Now it is laying the ground to do so openly.
July 27, 2021
Project Taliban: An Anti-Pashtun Initiative?
By Bilquees Daud
Pashtuns on both sides of the Durand line have been at the receiving end of some of the most grotesque and intense violence by the Taliban.
July 20, 2021
US Peace Envoy Visits Islamabad as Pakistan-Afghan Ties Sour
By Kathy Gannon
Zalmay Khalilzad's visit came just hours after Afghanistan withdrew its ambassador from Pakistan.
February 23, 2017
A Deadly February Should Motivate Afghanistan-Pakistan Security Cooperation
By Mushtaq Rahim
A fresh wave of terror in the AfPak region is another reminder about the need for an honest partnership..
July 26, 2016
Afghanistan’s Biggest Problem: Relations with Pakistan
By Catherine Putz
The Af-Pak rapprochement is long dead as Ghani repeats call for Pakistan to deal with militant sanctuaries.
April 27, 2016
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
By Hamzah Rifaat
Afghanistan is playing the blame game with Pakistan once again. Islamabad and Kabul need to focus on the fight against terror.
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