Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicAfgan peace talks

Topic: Afgan peace talks

India has invested too much in Afghanistan to let Taliban hold sway again with US blessings

Just like US dumped Kurdish allies in Syria and allowed Turkish army to run havoc, Taliban would do the same with Ashraf Ghani govt in Afghanistan.

Five key aspects of the US-Taliban peace deal decoded

A short summary of Episode 403 of #CutTheClutter where Shekhar Gupta explains five key implications of the US-Taliban peace deal.

Islamic Republic or Islamic Emirate? Trump’s Taliban deal has Afghanistan at a crossroads

Afghans fear the conflict will continue after the deal between a desperate Trump in an election year and Pakistani military skilled in multiple-crossing.

Modi govt’s anger against Pakistan is clouding its judgement on Afghan policy

All PM Modi needs to do is pick up the phone and call India’s good friend, Amrullah Saleh, injured in Sunday's terror attack in Kabul, to ask what else India can do for Afghanistan.

Afghanistan’s hope for peace rests on how India, Pakistan and China deal with each other

A regional uniformity is possible only if Pakistan, India and China can insulate their support for Afghan peace process from regional rivalries.

Why Afghan-American diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad is Donald Trump’s ace in peace talks

US President Donald Trump had appointed Zalmay Khalilzad as the country’s envoy for peace and reconciliation talks in Afghanistan last year.

‘Father of the Taliban’ calls on China to aid Afghan peace talks

Maulana Samiul Haq has said matters of 'such a great importance' shouldn't be left solely to the US.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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