Af-Pak Desk

Obama Gives Afghanistan a Fighting Chance

Washington, Two years after President Barack Obama declared he would bring the war in Afghanistan to a “responsible end,” he has canceled the planned withdrawal of 4,300 troops and said the U.S. will keep a force of 8,500…



Tension prevails at Pakistan-Afghanistan border

Kabul, Hundreds of trucks are clogging the roads leading to the normally bustling Torkham crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan as officials from both countries remain at odds over the construction of a gate on the…