Archive for 'Af / Pak'
Dr. Reza Pankhurst The neglect of the Pakistan government and military towards its own people allows groups like TTP to operate, yet the same military and government will cynically exploit their violent actions while American drones [...]
Abid Mustafa “The West has already failed in Afghanistan, just as the Soviets failed in the 1980s and the British way back in the nineteenth century.”–John Humphrys After having fought for more than a decade [...]
Abid Mustafa “They believe they have been let down by the leadership across the board, that they do not believe that the government is a truly independent government”—Tariq Pirzada Recently, two decisions have come [...]
The Taliban began their spring campaign as a British lord put a price on Bush’s scalp, notes Eric Walberg Kabul was cast into chaos Sunday as the Taliban began their spring offensive with attacks on US, [...]
Ramzy Baroud The Afghans are a proud people with a long and formidable history of resistance to foreign occupation. The fact that they have always prevailed, however, should not distract from the horror they still routinely [...]
Abid Mustafa Today, the people of Pakistan face a myriad of challenges that threaten the country’s very existence. This includes American threats of unilateral action beyond the tribal area and its efforts to seize the country’s [...]