Afghanistan
Choices: Why the Future of Afghan Sports Must Concern the World

News coming in from Afghanistan has been mostly unpleasant, rather concerning, for most of the country’s recent past – and most specifically since February this year. Amidst casting its shadow on all aspects of Afghan life – social, political, ....

तृतीय क्षेत्रीय सुरक्षा विमर्श: एक विश्लेषण

अफ़ग़ानिस्तान पर होने वाला तृतीय क्षेत्रीय सुरक्षा विमर्श 10 नवम्बर को नई दिल्ली में संपन्न हुआ। ....

How Will the Collapse of the Government in Afghanistan Affect Relations Between India and the United States?

India has yet to come to terms with the Taliban takeover. The Taliban cabinet consists of UN-sanctioned individuals who have committed heinous terror attacks in the past. The Taliban are not independent, writes Arvind Gupta, Director of the New Delhi....

Nepal’s Afghanistan Policy is gradually Acquiring Some Shape

When the Taliban captured the Afghan capital Kabul on August 15, Nepal was completely unprepared to face the unexpected situation that unfolded in the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member. With the Taliban rapidly advan....

दो नगरों की कहानी: ढाका मार्च 12, 1972 और काबुल 30 अगस्त 2021

पांच दशक और डेढ़ हजार मील की दूरी में विभाजित दो घटनाएं-
जब से अमेरिका ने अफगानिस्तान से अपन....

An Assessment of International Coalition Forces Intervention in Afghanistan

The Al Qaeda attack on the twin towers on 9 September 2001 turned America’s global war on terror into a crusade. The operation Enduring Freedom commenced in Afghanistan on 07 October 2001 followed by Desert Storm in Iraq (2003). Our focus in th....

VIF Panel Discussion on Unfolding Developments in Afghanistan and its Implications for the Region

The key speakers in the session were Dr. Arvind Gupta, Major ASM Shamsul Arefin (Retd.), Lt General R K Sawhney (Ret.), Ambassador Jayant Prasad, Ambassador Satish Chandra, Dr. Sreeradha Datta, Ambassador Shamsher M. Chowdhury and Ambassador M. Hu....

Impact of Developments in Afghanistan on India: A Report

(Given below is a report on Brainstorming Session held on 13 September 2021 at the VIF attended by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Lt. Gen Ravi Sawhney, Amb. Gautam Mukhopadhyay, Mr. Tilak Devasher, Dr.Srikanth Kondapalli, Lt. Gen. Rakesh Sharma, Mr. Satish Cha....

Qatar Registers its Soft Power Presence in Afghanistan

The Qatari’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani’s visit to Afghanistan in September1 marked the first high level visit since the Taliban takeover on August 15. He held meeting with the ....

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