Afghanistan is poised to acquire four attack helicopters from India to help it fight a growing Taliban insurgency, a small but significant deal marking a shift in Kabul’s search for allies that is likely to anger Pakistan.
Soon after he took over, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held off military assistance from India while he courted . . . → Read More: India hopes to provide military helicopters to Afghanistan
A tip from Indian soil which shed new light on how US diplomat Robin Raphel empowered the Taliban may have hastened her downfall in Washington.
Accounts from Raisina Hill, the seat of government in New Delhi and from Chanakyapuri, the capital’s diplomatic enclave, however, indicated that India’s official apparatus was not involved in the tip. . . . → Read More: Was Robin Raphel targetted or trapped
Away it went in ignominy, on hundreds of wheelbarrows to be dumped in a dirty, humid and putrid discarded horse stable. I am talking about one of the world’s finest, and surely the second largest collection of rare books, manuscripts and document dealing with the history of Punjab, from Kabul to Delhi and from Kashmir . . . → Read More: Our history, dumped in a stable
Mohammad Saleem, the current "Mr. Kabul", says that he wants Afghanistan to be free from the Taliban so that anybody can do what they want without living in fear.
KABUL, Afghanistan – Kabul is flexing its muscles.
The Afghan capital is a muscleman’s haven, with more than 200 gyms across the city and others . . . → Read More: Afghan Arnie? Kabul’s bodybuilders aim to be next Schwarzenegger
KABUL—Afghanistan’s central bank governor has left for the U.S. and isn’t expected to return because he fears for his safety after investigating fraud allegations at the country’s largest lender, according to two Western officials.
Bank Governor Abdul Qadir Fitrat left Kabul for the U.S. about 10 days ago, one of these people said. Last year . . . → Read More: Afghan Central Bank Chief Flees to U.S. and Quits Post