January, 2018

MAP: AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN

Written by admin on Saturday, January 20th, 2018

we are out of office during the weekend On our return on Monday we will publish our selection of articles.

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IN THE NEWS: UNCOUTH ATTACK ON PARLIAMENT (JANUARY 19, 2018)

Written by admin on Friday, January 19th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Uncouth attack on parliament SOURCE: Dawn Friday, January 19, 2018 EDITORIAL IMRAN Khan may be unapologetic and defiant, but it was a thoroughly distasteful and shameful remark made by him in Lahore. Parliament has rightly censured Mr Khan and a political sidekick for their remarks during the […]

IN THE NEWS: U.S. REJECTS ACCUSATIONS IT GAVE RISE TO IS IN AFGHANISTAN (JANUARY 19, 2018)

Written by admin on Friday, January 19th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten US Rejects Accusations It Gave Rise to IS in Afghanistan SOURCE: VOA Friday, January 19, 2018 ISLAMABAD – The United States reiterated its resolve Thursday to help local forces eliminate Islamic State from Afghanistan and strongly refuted accusations Washington was behind the emergence of the terrorist group […]

IN THE NEWS: AFGHAN ARMY TO COLLAPSE IN SIX MONTHS WITHOUT U.S. HELP, SAYS GHANI (JANUARY 18, 2018)

Written by admin on Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Afghan army to collapse in six months without US help: Ghani SOURCE: Dawn By ANWAR IQBAL Tuesday, January 18, 2018 WASHINGTON: President Ashraf Ghani has said that the Afghan National Army will not last more than six months without US support and the Afghan government will also […]

IN THE NEWS: U.S. AFGHANISTAN STRATEGY IS WORKING, SAYS HALEY (JANUARY 18, 2018)

Written by admin on Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Haley: US Afghanistan Strategy Is Working SOURCE: VOA Thursday, January 18, 2018 UNITED NATIONS – A senior U.S. official said Wednesday the Trump administration’s Afghanistan strategy is working. “They [the Afghan government] are starting to see the Taliban concede, they are starting to see them move towards […]

IN THE NEWS: ‘WE WANT AN END TO THE SHARIF SULTANATE’: PAT-LED DRIVE TO ‘TOPPLE GOVT’ KICKS OFF IN LAHORE (JANUARY 17, 2018)

Written by admin on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten ‘We want an end to the Sharif sultanate’: PAT-led drive to ‘topple govt’ kicks off in Lahore SOURCE: Dawn. Monday, January 17, 2018 * The conscience of Pakistan has awoken: Tahirul Qadri * Zardari lashes out at Nawaz * We are all one: Khursheed Shah * Initial […]

IN THE NEWS: WE KILLED BENAZIR BHUTTO, TTP CLAIMS IN ITS BOOK (JANUARY 16, 2018)

Written by admin on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten We killed Benazir Bhutto, TTP claims in its book SOURCE: The Express Tribune Tuesday, January 16, 2018 * TTP leadership denied any involvement in the murder until Bhutto’s 10th death anniversary A book, “Inqilab Mehsood South Waziristan – From British Raj to American Imperialism” released by the […]

IN THE NEWS: AFGHANS AWARD TRUMP ‘MEDAL OF BRAVERY’ (JANUARY 16, 2018)

Written by admin on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Afghans award Trump ‘Medal of Bravery’ SOURCE: Afghanistan Sun Tuesday, January 16, 2018 By ANI Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 16 (ANI): The residents of Afghanistan’s Logar province have awarded United States President Donald Trump a ‘Medal of Bravery’ over his recent stance against Pakistan. “This is a handmade […]

IN THE NEWS: TALIBAN DENIES ATTENDING AFGHAN PEACE TALKS IN TURKEY (JANUARY 15, 2018)

Written by admin on Monday, January 15th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Taliban Denies Attending Afghan Peace Talks in Turkey SOURCE: VOA Monday, January 15 , 2018 Afghanistan government negotiators and Taliban officials have reportedly opened “unofficial” talks in Turkey to discuss “mechanisms” that could pave the ground for initiating a formal peace dialogue. Participants of the meeting have […]

IN THE NEWS: REGIONAL PATH TO PEACE (JANUARY 14, 2018)

Written by admin on Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Regional path to peace SOURCE: Dawn Sunday, January 14, 2018 EDITORIAL THE occupant of the White House in the US may have his sanity questioned by many in his country as he appears to impulsively fire off policy suggestions over Twitter. For instance, the financial assistance cut-off […]