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Afghanistan-Pakistan Drug Transit Routes

Posted April 30th, 2015 at 3:17 am (UTC+0)
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by Naseer Kakar & Niala Mohammad India is not the only country complaining about Pakistan’s rising drug trafficking issue; China, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia all have repeatedly voiced their concerns over the smuggling of illicit drugs, mainly heroin, opium, hashish and morphine into their borders via Pakistan. However, Pakistan isn’t producing […]

Washington D.C. Stands with Peshawar

Posted December 19th, 2014 at 8:55 pm (UTC+0)
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by Niala Mohammad “Why innocent children? What kinds of monsters target children?”  Crowds of people gathered in DuPont circle with tearful disbelief at the events that unfolded in Peshawar. Hundreds gathered in Washington, DC’s DuPont Circle to light candles for the 141 lives lost in Peshawar, 132 of which were children. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman, […]

The US-Taliban Prisoner Swap

Posted June 6th, 2014 at 3:30 pm (UTC+0)
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by Niala Mohammad On May 31st, 2014 the US-Taliban prisoner swap took place, just weeks after President Barack Obama announced his withdrawal strategy from Afghanistan. Reactions about the prisoner exchange have been mixed. Dr. Marvin Weinbaum, a senior Afghanistan analyst at the Middle East Institute told Deewa Radio that although Americans applaud the release of […]

In Buner, Another Reminder of the Taliban

Posted May 14th, 2014 at 9:24 pm (UTC+0)
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by Sadaqat Jan  With helicopters roaring overhead, hundreds of army troops and police have fanned out in a remote corner of the mountainous Buner District, of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, searching hamlets and homes for suspected militants. The area has been under curfew since Wednesday, May 14, 2014. A search operation is going on in the […]

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