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A media discussion on VOA Urdu Radio Program ‘In The News’ hosted by Shahnaz Nafees. The debate revolves around what the Iranian nuclear deal means for its role in the Middle East, South Asia, and especially AfPak.More...
The debate revolves around the dynamics of the bilateral security agreement being negotiated between Afghanistan and the US.More...
The debate revolves around the dynamics of the bilateral security agreement being negotiated between Afghanistan and the US.
These are interesting times indeed. Many of the international relations global norms and systems that have come to be accepted as the bedrock of stability, are in flux.
Media discussion on VOA Urdu Radio Program ‘Today's Topics.’ This was a special edition of the program covering 68th session of the United Nation. The debate revolves around President Obama’s speech at the UN, the growing threat of non-state actors, and US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The process of transformation in the Middle East appears to be speeding up. If the western powers do reach an accord with Iran, it will come with tremendous risks and opportunities for both the region and the West.
The circumstances that doomed the TTP maestro in a drone strike on November 1st, and Haqqani Network’s top leader Nasiruddin Haqqani in an ambush on November 11th have become hotly debated topics.
Quite a bit of discussion has already taken place on the magnitude and the type of strike to conduct in Syria and the legal justification for it. Moreover, work also continues on forming an alliance and clarifying the US and western objectives for such an intervention.
The Syrian crisis had many tangents from the get go. It was never going to be like Iraq and Libya. For one, Syria is Iran’s closest ally, whose fall may isolate the country in a way the sanctions have never been able to.
Talking with the Taliban is proving to be quite a task. For many the difficult part was about deciding on either a military approach or a political solution.
As the US withdrawal from Afghanistan slated for late 2014 approaches, the politics of South and Central Asia is entering a particularly peculiar stage.