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The Geopolitics of the Lapis Lazuli Corridor

By: Shoaib A. Rahim The New Silk Road initiative of the United States came to life in June 2011, when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hinted at regional connectivity through rail lines, highways, and energy infrastructure — presenting the Turkmenistan- Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project as an example — in …

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Understanding US reactions of events in South Asia

Dr. Richard L. Benkin Several years ago, I was at the United States (US) Congress, and after one meeting went to see a Congressman who was working with me on a human rights issue.  When I entered his outer office, I saw the Congressman’s Chief of Staff, sitting on the …

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The South Asia Channel A Pipeline to South Asia Prosperity

Disclaimer: This article was first published elsewhere and is republished here with recommendation and full permission of the author. By: Mohsin Amin A proposed plan for a new natural gas pipeline could be an economic boon for Afghanistan. But Kabul must implement real pathways for it to succeed. In 2015, …

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A Deadly February Should Motivate Afghanistan-Pakistan Security Cooperation

Disclaimer: This article was first published elsewhere and is republished here with recommendation and full permission of the author. By Mushtaq Rahim Afghanistan and Pakistan experienced one of the most heinous stretches in their recent past this February. The Afghan Supreme Court was targeted on February 7, leaving 21 people dead including nine …

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Pakistan is losing four decades goodwill of Afghans

Disclaimer: This article was first published elsewhere and is republished here with recommendation and full permission of the author. By Mushtaq Rahim The events of late 1970s ensued mass exodus of Afghans to the neighboring countries. The greater portion of refugee migration of large displacement caused by Russian invasion of …

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