An unstable afghanistan, however, threatens pakistan through destabilization, loss of regional influence, anti-pakistan militant groups, and internal militancy, thus contested, unsettled afghanistan will only further augment and complicate pakistan's own deep-seated and growing security and governance problems. Nicholson, speaking by video conference from afghanistan, said “big problems remain,” citing periodic cross-bordering shelling by the pakistani military in pursuit of terrorist groups “this has, unfortunately, displaced hundreds of afghan civilians from villages in close proximity to the border,” so “the. Afghanistan islamabad miranshah iran pakistan quetta india the 1,800-mile barrier is currently being erected along this border 400 km 400 miles a map of the route of the barrier the issue has as much to do with geo-politics as counter terrorism pakistan military regard the country's chief strategic. Deliver hence until peace and stability is not attained, afghanistan will continue to be an issue of concern and present challenges to the international community, the region and particularly its neighboring states, chiefly pakistan amina khan, senior research fellow, institute of strategic studies islamabad (issi. Afghan-pak border reopens, problems still remain pakistan has temporarily reopened its border with afghanistan allowing thousands of stranded people to return home but trade between the two nations has yet to resume and businesses are losing millions each day (07032017). Frontier between afghanistan and pakistan some people blame this frontier for all of afghanistan's current problems and there are those who go so far as to blame it for the problems in pakistan indeed, there are those who blame the durand line not just for terrorism and other problems of instability in pakistan, but even for.
The durand line issue has continued to complicate the unpredictable nature of the afghan-pakistani relationship since the birth of pakistan constant tension haunts their neighborly relations, as apprehensions and suspicions co-exist with some affable gestures no afghan government, including the. Afghanistan never recognised the durand line, which divides it with pakistan islamabad also wants to have strategic depth by keeping afghanistan under its sphere of influence if afghanistan prospers, it may dispute its boundary with pakistan a separatist movement by pathans/pashtuns would pose a big security issue. 1 day ago the “unilateral” blocking of the durand line by pakistan choked off trade and caused damages of up to $90 million, kabul complained to the world trade organisation (wto) last week “the measures taken by the government of pakistan at the entry points at the durand line, border with afghanistan, were. Indeed, although the different militant groups and their various factions often create problems for pakistan, such “follies” are often ignored to maintain sight of the “bigger picture”: to use the afghan taliban to counter-balance the anti- pakistan elements in a future afghan government to prevent countries such as india and.
Last month, president trump outlined his new strategy for afghanistan that calls for increasing troops on the ground, a reverse of the obama administration's policy of gradual withdrawal the president also reprimanded pakistan for continuing to harbor militants while urging india to assist the united states. Islamabad concerns about pashtun nationalism are not new but the presence of pakistani taliban (ttp) sanctuaries in afghanistan gives a new dimension to the problem while it remains essentially a domestic pakistani issue - temporarily exported to afghanistan – but with pakistani sources and. The af-pak rapprochement is long dead as ghani repeats call for pakistan to deal with militant sanctuaries. The national assembly, the government and the coas have categorically rejected president trump's allegations against pakistan the furious outrage of the political and military elite in pakistan brings to mind hamlet's mother who said “the lady doth protest too much, methinks” which questions the.
In a statement thursday, pakistan said it rejected trump's allegations and insinuations and accused him of scapegoating the country for problems in afghanistan pakistan -- a major us non-nato ally -- borders afghanistan and has long been a key route for us supplies into the country it has also. Involve in pakistan security problems pakistan is bordered by afghanistan in west and india in east since the late 1970s afghanistan has suffered brutal civil war in addition to foreign interventions in the form of the 1979 soviet invasion and the 2001 us invasion when we see pakistan's security dilemma, it is necessary. Kabul denies islamabad's claim that its forces killed 50 afghan soldiers as tensions deepen over border fighting.
Najam sethi tft issue: 25 aug 2017 pakistan: afghan problem pakistan will be arm-twisted to abandon an entrenched national security policy that is unacceptable to india and pro-india afghan regimes this is to be done by instead of winning in afghanistan, this policy risks losing nuclear-armed pakistan there is no. All through the recent tension between pakistan and afghanistan, the united states has been pressing both the sides to resolve the issues on the table instead of engaging in a conflict but the us itself preferred to use force against the militants, ignoring pakistan's calls for peace talks pakistan says it is. Troops exchanged fire as a pakistani census team visited villages along the disputed border.
Pakistan's hegemonic design in afghanistan is clear, but what is subtle is that it seeks to leverage its use of jihadist proxies to convince the us to help resolve the kashmir dispute with india. Pakistan-afghan economic relations: issues and prospects razia sultana introduction geographically, afghanistan is a landlocked country having no coastline however, due to its strategic location — it is connected through land routes with six countries namely, turkmenistan, tajikistan and uzbekistan in the north, iran. Jordan, and yemen—and north africa importantly, al-qaeda's leader- ship lives along the pakistan-afghanistan border, and therefore has main- tained an alliance with the pakistani taliban and the afghan taliban is relationship poses a very serious security problem in the region second, there is the issue of the afghan.
What is needed is a new relationship between afghanistan and pakistan only together can they deal with the taliban, politically if possible, and militarily if necessary counterinsurgencies are essentially a governance issue afghanistan needs to conciliate the areas under the taliban control, and pakistan. China brings afghanistan and pakistan together to discuss regional issues, but divergences remain december 29, 2017 china brings afghanistan and pakistan together to discuss regional issues, but divergences remain despite chinese attempts at mediation, differences between kabul and islamabad persist. To achieve this, the united states should facilitate an india-pakistan dialogue on the full range of economic and political issues, including their mutual concerns in afghanistan, without trying to stage-manage the results the united states' playing this role should be contingent on pakistan preventing.