Durand Line
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 12, 2022

Afghanistan
Clashes Occur Across Durand Line at Spin Boldak: Tolo News
Clashes between the forces of the Islamic Emirate and Pakistan military happened along the Durand Line in Spin Boldak port, a spokesman told TOLOnews. Ha....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 22, 2022

Afghanistan
Acting Min. Muttaqi Meets with Norwegian Charge d'Affaires: Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate's acting foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, met with Norway's chargé d'affaires in Afghanistan to discuss political and h....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 21, 2022

Afghanistan
Norway Donates $22 Million to Afghanistan: Tolo News
Norway announced its package of NOK 220 million (approximately $22 million) for the UN and World Bank to enhance food security and provide basic services, the No....

Durand Line: Did India Fail Frontier Gandhi?

‘You have thrown us to the wolves!’ these words by Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan will continue to haunt the nation for decades to come. In the story of India’s freedom struggle, he was one of the bravest. A martyr. Yet he and his Pakhtun brothers wer....

Discussion on “Afghanistan: Emerging Strategic Re-Alignment”

The VIF hosted an internal discussion on ‘Afghanistan: Emerging Realignment’ on 04 May 2017. The purpose was to consider Afghanistan’s dwindling security environment and imperatives for India to hedge its bets against a resurgent Taliban waiti....

Durand Line: History, Legality & Future

1. Introduction It was in the late 1880s, that the Amir of Afghanistan, Abdur Rahman, started demanding a clear defined border with India. The British too wanted to make a clear buffer state, free from its sphere of influence September 23, 2013 International Relations and Diplomacy , Pakistan , Afghanistan , Durand Line , Indo-Afghan Border

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