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Beyond the Agreement

Pakistan actively supported with multiple initiatives to bring about the agreement and has the most to gain from a stable political arrangement in Afghanistan and an end to violence. Pakistan would then like to see the IS-K and TTP marginalized because unlike the Taliban these have agendas outside Afghanistan and can be manipulated by those who have been using them to undermine Pakistan. Pakistan would therefore want a good relationship with President Ashraf Ghani and his government and has already said so. Reciprocation from President Ghani would be vastly helpful for progress.

Afghan Peace Deal—At Last?

The fact is that there are other groups in Afghanistan that may try to disrupt talks through targeted attacks or may sow discord in Taliban ranks and wean away fighters from the Taliban side.

Gluttons for punishment

By Munir Akram It was sad to witness the humiliation of Pakistan’s adviser on foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz, by his Indian hosts and the...