The importance of the Gulf in shaping the geopolitics of Afghanistan

Source: Indian Express Relevance: Understanding the Afghan issue from a regional perspective. Synopsis: Importance of the Gulf countries in shaping the geopolitics of Afghanistan. Background The Taliban has been making rapid advances across Afghanistan by resorting to widespread violence since the US began withdrawing its troops from the country on May 1. The US has… Continue reading The importance of the Gulf in shaping the geopolitics of Afghanistan

Standing with Kabul – India’s Afghan policy

Source: Indian Express Relevance: India’s Afghan policy post-US-exit from Afghanistan Synopsis: A lack of consensus on Afghanistan amongst the permanent members of UNSC means India will have to build international opinion around this topic gradually. Also, it should put pressure on Pakistan and the Taliban to make peace with Kabul. Analysis of India’s Afghan policy… Continue reading Standing with Kabul – India’s Afghan policy

Not in direct talks with Taliban: MEA 

Not in direct talks with Taliban: MEA  News: Amid reports of a significant shift in stance with India attending talks with the Taliban at the second 12-nation ‘Moscow format meeting of consultations on Afghanistan’ in Moscow, the Ministry of External Affairs has clarified that no direct conversation between the two sides was part of the… Continue reading Not in direct talks with Taliban: MEA