Topic: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
In exclusive interview to ThePrint in Kabul, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who is part of a committee to oversee transition of power to Taliban, says elections are the way forward, calls US entry & exit in Afghanistan a blunder.
In episode 707 of ‘Cut The Clutter’, Shekhar Gupta traces the 45-year-long and bloody journey of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s rise to prominence.
During a recent webinar on Kashmir, the former mujahideen leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar warned that India should ‘learn a lesson from the Afghan jihad’.
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who is trying to position his Hizb-e-Islami as a legitimate political party, says he is keen to arrive at a political settlement.
The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.
Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.
That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.