South Asia and Beyond

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Islamabad Rules Out Talks With Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

Islamabad has ruled out talks with Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). This comes a day after a senior Afghan Taliban leader requested both the sides to sit down and negotiate a peace deal. Muhammad Nabi Omari, deputy interior minister of the interim Taliban government in Afghanistan made the remarks at an iftar gathering in the southeastern Khost […]Read More

Keeping India’s Connect With The Afghan People

For India, says Sushant Sareen, many of the Taliban's practices are abhorrent, notably their treatment of women, lack of respect for education, and their attitude towards minorities. But these are not deal breakers. "It underscores the point that India will deal with whichever government is in power in Kabul," he says.Read More