Category: Afghanistan

India’s Afghan Challenge

Background Relations between India and Afghanistan dates back to the Indus Valley civilization. Following Alexander’s brief occupation, the successor state of the Seleucid Empire controlled the region today known as Afghanistan. In 305 BCE, much of...

The Afghan Conundrum

In light of the stark warning by NATO Secretary-General Mr Jens Stoltenberg, warns of the high price if troops leave Afghanistan. “We now face a difficult decision. We have been in Afghanistan for close...

Afghan-Taliban Talks: Peace?

The head of the Afghan government High council for national reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah called for an altruistic truce between the Afghan government and the Taliban. This is regarded as the first-ever peace talks held...