The pundits were not kind to Trump's "new" strategy. "Trump risks the worst of both worlds: leaving the US and its allies neither up nor down, without a clearly defined mission, and stuck in the middle of a worsening conflict," wrote The Guardian. "Yet another US president continues, at the cost of tens of thousands of … Continue reading Why America Finds It Impossible To Abandon, Or To Win, In Afghanistan
As reported by Reuters: Pakistani and Afghan troops exchanged fire for several hours on Friday along their disputed border, officials on both sides said, as tension between the neighbors flared into deadly violence. Pakistan's military said a census team - guarded by troops from its Frontier Corps (FC) - that was collecting population data in … Continue reading In A Deadly Border Clash, Afghanistan and Pakistan Reveal A Dangerous Rivalry
Pakistan's parliament just shot down a Saudi request for troops in Yemen. Despite the billions Saudi Arabia has generously lavished on Pakistan, that was still a geopolitically smart call.