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AFGHANISTAN IN FOCUS – PART ONE: ‘THE GREAT GAME’ AND THE SAUR REVOLUTION

A quick Google Images search with the word Afghanistan will immediately yield results of unexploded bombs, local armed groups, foreign soldiers and/or maps that help us locate where the latest catastrophe mentioned in the news occurred. 18 years of continuous war with the United States adds to the internal complexities of the country, complexities that we can trace from the Soviet Union’s intervention in the country that began 40 years ago and would last for ten.

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Kashmir Bleeds

Kiran Butt

Writer at Indus News
The author is a Correspondent and Associate Producer at Indus News
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[simple-author-box] Last week as soon as the news came out of Kashmir that tourists are being requested to vacate and more than 100,000 additional troops are being deployed in the valley which already has 700,000 troops and is the most militarized zone in the world, horrors of something bad to the bone happening started floating […]

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Afghanistan in Focus: Decline of US Hegemony and the emergence of the multipolar world order – An Introduction

The strategic location of Afghanistan at the foot of the Hindu Kush and being the entry point that connects Central Asia, South Asia and the Middle East together, has meant the country has always been the centre of imperial conquest and rivalry. Despite many great empires reaching Afghanistan, including the Persians, Greeks, British, Russians and Americans, all have struggled or failed to subjugate the Afghans, giving the country a fierce reputation as being “unconquerable.“

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