December, 2018

MAP: AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN

Written by admin on Saturday, December 8th, 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: ‘DON’T CROSS THE LINE’ (DECEMBER 7, 2018)

Written by admin on Friday, December 7th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten ‘DON’T CROSS THE LINE’ SOURCE: Newsweek Pakistan Friday, December 7, 2018 *PAKISTAN ARMY SPOKESMAN WARNS PTM NOT TO PUSH ARMED FORCES TO USE FORCE AGAINST THEM Pakistan’s military on Thursday warned a nationwide civil rights movement, which accuses it of abuses, that it would use force against […]

IN THE NEWS: PAKISTANI LEADER TO THE U.S.: WE’RE NOT YOUR ‘HIRED GUN’ ANYMORE (DECEMBER 7, 2018)

Written by admin on Friday, December 7th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Pakistani leader to the U.S.: We’re not your ‘hired gun’ anymore SOURCE: The Washington Post Friday, December 7, 2018 By LALLY WEYMOUTH (Interview) *The new prime minister, Imran Khan, says he wants a ‘proper relationship’ with Washington Imran Khan, a onetime cricket star, led the life of […]

IN THE NEWS: US SHOULD NOT DEAL WITH PAKISTAN ON AFGHAN PEACE: KARZAI (DECEMBER 6, 2018)

Written by admin on Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten US Should Not Deal With Pakistan On Afghan Peace: Karzai SOURCE: TOLO News Thursday, December 6, 2018 By ANISA SHAHEED Former president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said that he sees Afghanistan in a highly sensitive stage of the history, asking the Afghan people to take care of […]

IN THE NEWS: LACKLUSTRE CENTURY (DECEMBER 6, 2018)

Written by admin on Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Lacklustre century SOURCE: The Indian Express Thursday, December 6, 2018 By TILAK DEVASHER *Imran Khan’s first 100 days in office have been marked by U-turns, lack of strategy and direction Written |Updated: December 6, 2018 1:55:13 pm Imran Khan completed 100 days as the prime minister of […]

IN THE NEWS: PM KHAN APPROVES CONSTITUTION OF TASK FORCE ON TECH-DRIVEN ECONOMY (DECEMBER 5, 2018)

Written by admin on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten PM Khan approves constitution of task force on tech-driven economy SOURCE: Daily Times Wednesday, December 5, 2018 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Tuesday approved the constitution of a task force on technology driven knowledge economy established to carry out foresight exercises at regular intervals in […]

IN THE NEWS: AFGHAN FORCES’ LOSSES MAY NOT BE SUSTAINABLE, U.S. GENERAL WARNS (DECEMBER 5, 2018)

Written by admin on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Afghan Forces’ Losses May Not Be Sustainable, U.S. General Warns SOURCE: Gandhara Wednesday, December 5, 2018 The death toll among Afghanistan’s security forces will no longer be sustainable unless urgent measures are taken to address recruiting and training issues, a top U.S. general has said. “They are […]

IN THE NEWS: GOVT ENJOYS UNWAVERING SUPPORT OF ARMED FORCES: PM (DECEMBER 4, 2018)

Written by admin on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten Govt enjoys unwavering support of armed forces: PM SOURCE: The Express Tribune Tuesday, December 4, 2018 By IMRAN KAZMI KARACHI: Prime Minster Imran Khan on Monday said that there was no sign of any civil-military discord and his government was enjoying unwavering support of the armed forces. […]

IN THE NEWS: AFTER GAINS IN AFGHANISTAN, RESURGENT TALIBAN IS IN NO RUSH FOR PEACE TALKS (DECEMBER 4, 2018)

Written by admin on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten After gains in Afghanistan, resurgent Taliban is in no rush for peace talks SOURCE: The Washington Post Tuesday, December 4, 2018 By PAMELA CONSTABLE KABUL — Everyone, it seems, is pushing for peace in Afghanistan these days. President Trump’s special envoy is racing around the region, trying […]

IN THE NEWS: U.S. AIRSTRIKE KILLS KEY TALIBAN LEADER IN AFGHANISTAN (DECEMBER 3, 2018)

Written by admin on Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Selected by Olivier Immig & Jan van Heugten U.S. AIRSTRIKE KILLS KEY TALIBAN LEADER IN AFGHANISTAN SOURCE: Newsweek Pakistan Monday, December 3, 2018 *MILITANT GROUP TERMS ‘SHADOW GOVERNOR’ ABDUL MANAN’S DEATH A ‘BIG LOSS’ A senior Taliban military commander has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. Abdul Manan, who […]