Tag: Durand Line

Pakistan is Marking 21 Years of its Nuclear Deterrent – if Only a Fence Was Built on The Durand Line at The Same Time

Many in Pakistan are celebrating the 21st anniversary of the development and successful first test of the country’s nuclear deterrent. These nuclear weapons have largely helped to prevent a major 1971 style war in south Asia due to the peace keeping phenomenon known as mutually assured destruction. But while a […]

Time is Ticking for Kabul

Hours ago, two Americans and Kandahar police chief¬†Abdul Raziq were killed after Afghan guards opened fire shortly after the conclusion of a meeting between Raziq, Kandahar’s governor and General Austin S. Miller, the Commander of US troops in Afghanistan. Today’s blood-soaked events make it abundantly clear that the “just a […]