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Oct 21, 2018
India should keep close eye on Kabul as General Raziq's death gives ISI crucial role in stabilising AfghanistanThe growing strategic depth that the Taliban in Afghanistan has given to Pakistan's ISI would not be bartered away at any cost, that too at present when it expects greater concessions from Washington, which is willing to negotiate things out
Sep 06, 2018
Mike Pompeo ‘hopeful’ about ironing out differences with Pakistan after meeting with Imran KhanUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was "hopeful" on Wednesday of resetting the troubled relationship with Pakistan, a key player in the Afghan conflict, after he met new premier Imran Khan.
Sep 04, 2018
Jalaluddin Haqqani, dreaded network's founding leader dies after prolonged illness; Afghan Taliban hails him as 'great Jihadist figure of era'The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their allies the Afghan Taliban announced Tuesday
Aug 24, 2018
Mike Pompeo speaks to Imran Khan ahead of visit; seeks 'decisive action' against all terrorists operating in PakistanUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday spoke to Pakistan's new prime minister Imran Khan and sought "decisive action" against all terrorists operating in the country.
Aug 18, 2018
Ghazni attack shows Afghan Taliban's capabilities are intact and will grow until Pakistan stops fuelling insurgencyThe Afghan Taliban's attack on Ghazni could not have been mounted without support from Pakistan’s state and non-state actors since the operational planning and execution involved in the attack reflect sound military preparedness, counter-intelligence and popular support among Pashtun segments of Afghan population
Aug 16, 2018
Afghan Taliban's Ghazni attack turns Pakistan into useful US ally once more; India caught in uncomfortable situationGhazni is a historic and strategically important city in Afghanistan. It has just witnessed a fierce battle between Afghan security forces and the Afghan Taliban
May 24, 2018
US released 'far fewer funds' to Pakistan in 2018 and may give even less next year, says Mike PompeoThe US released "far fewer funds" to Pakistan in 2018 and it may even come down next year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo indicated on Thursday as he accused Islamabad of treating American diplomats "badly".
Mar 20, 2018
US won't resume security aid to Pakistan till it addresses concerns on terror safe havensThe US will not resume security aid to Pakistan until it addresses America's concerns on terrorist safe havens, the Pentagon said, underlining that Islamabad's action against militants would not only help Afghanistan but also protect India and the entire region.
Jan 19, 2018
Pakistan could use air routes to Afghanistan as bargaining chip for assistance from the USOver 16 years that included hundreds of deadly US drone strikes, Osama bin Laden's killing on Pakistani soil and accusations Pakistan helps insurgents that kill Americans, the reluctant allies never reached one point of no return: Pakistan closing the air routes to Afghanistan
Jan 12, 2018
Turning tweets into policy: Donald Trump's surprise tweet on Pakistan blindsided US officials, sent them into 'a mad scramble'A surprise New Year’s Day tweet by Donald Trump in which he appeared to decree an end to US aid for Pakistan, sent US officials scrambling to suspend security assistance