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“Durand’s Curse”

Blood and fire have often blighted Afghanistan; the three Anglo-Afghan wars being among the bloodiest and the most cruel in its history. But Britain’s partitioning of Afghanistan will rank as the greatest crime of the nineteenth century. That arbitrary line ...

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Most Daesh rebels are foreigners, says Nicholson

KABUL: The top NATO and US commander in Afghanistan has said most Daesh or Islamic State (IS) fighters are foreigners who have brought violence and miseries to the people. Gen. John Nicholson said this during a change-of-commander ceremony at the NATO Resolute Support (RS) ...

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Afghanistan and SAARC

After the Second World War the importance of regionalism has become increasingly and unavoidably important. World politics entered into a new era of regional integration and economic cooperation. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was proposed from 1970 to ...

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