Af-Pak Desk

Ghani is running out of options in Afghanistan

By Ahmad Rashid Afghanistan is in dire crisis as the Taliban battle a weak government, and peace talks with the militants are put on hold, writes guest columnist Ahmed Rashid. The Taliban have captured most…





US NSA appreciates Pakistan Army’s role in war on terror

August 30, 2015, RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: US National Security Adviser (NSA) Susan Rice called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters Sunday, where she “appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan Army’s sincere efforts…






Asylum seekers fight deportation to Afghanistan

August 25, 2015, London, Lawyers have launched a series of last-minute challenges to the proposed deportation of failed asylum seekers on a charter flight to Afghanistan. In a string of judicial reviews, lawyers for people…