The Chinese reaction has been to view this as another step by the US towards military confrontation in the South China Sea.
Will the Afghan Taliban entrust to the UN the responsibility of receiving and disbursing all aid?
The UN representative in Afghanistan has made the most sensible suggestion about what needs to be done.
The media should have made every effort to secure access to OBL’s meticulous records.
Israel’s right to defend itself has always been part of the US message.
The prospects are limited for Hazaras.
Pakistan must complete the fencing of its border with Afghanistan and insulate itself to the extent possible.
At the moment, there is little chance of China defying a sanctions regime for illusionary benefits.
Despite an improved scenario, will an intra-Afghan dialogue commence with a ceasefire and be concluded within 100 days?
The split in Kabul permits for no united front.
Pakistan must prepare for the uncertainty that will follow US troop withdrawal.
What is the situation on the ground, and what have the Doha talks yielded so far?
What will be the costs as America continues to tighten the noose around Iran’s neck?
We can retaliate in kind but keep it confined to a verbal battle.
Both Pakistan and India know that a reasoned approach is needed for economic development and stability in the region.
If there is no Afghan reconciliation, the greatest impact will be felt by Pakistan.
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