Af-Pak Desk

Afghanistan Rejects Pakistan’s Claim on Haqqani Network

September 02, 2015, ISLAMABAD, Afghanistan rejected Pakistan’s claim that it has disrupted some anti-Afghan terrorist operations within its borders, discounting it as “mere repetition”. Afghanistan noted that its own counterterrorism army disrupted the Haqqani terror…


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…