Since the foreign troops withdrawal from Afghanistan, a great power vacuum was created in the country which resulted in the Afghan Taliban taking control of Kabul on August 15, leaving multiple regional and extra-regional stakeholders fighting for
It is a rare opportunity that permanent peace and stability may be achieved in this region.
The uni-polar moment
It was no coincidence, as the Jimmy Carter administration was looking on in dismay at “the loss of Iran” in early 1979, that Washington rapidly moved to increase its presence in the Middle East and surrounding regions.
In the spring of 1991, at the request of Saddam, the Mojahedin Khalq Organization killed the people of Iraqi Kurdistan; Of course, the organization denies such things these days.
With the nation currently embroiled in the Afghan-USA imbroglio, domestic issues in Pakistan have been on a backburner.
The US withdrawal from Afghanistan, was vehemently opposed by architects of the War on Terror strategy, who had used it as a ploy to occupy and destroy in their long- term objective for
Taliban has declared a general amnesty and announced that no one will be arrested or punished.
Allow me to start off with a disclaimer: The material in this paper may cause original thoughts to develop and have you question your programmed and indoctrinated thinking.
The retired American General Stanley McChrystal, who previously oversaw US-NATO military operations in Afghanistan, said a decade ago that Washington had a “frighteningly simplistic view” of Afghanistan.