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Afghan forces

Taliban 2.0
Opinion

Taliban 2.0

This is apropos a Business Recorder editorial "Talking to Afghans about Afghanistan" carried by the newspaper...
Published 12 Sep, 2021 03:55am
Pakistan’s fight against Soviet occupation of Afghanistan
Opinion

Pakistan’s fight against Soviet occupation of Afghanistan

When the Soviets invaded Afghanistan, Gen Zia asked General Akhtar, his ISI Chief, for an appraisal of the threat posed by the invasion. Akhtar predicted that sooner or later the Russians would invade Baluchistan, seeking a warm- water port on the Arabian Sea. In his assessment, Pakistan was caught between the Russians to the west and India to the east and sooner or later they would join together to destroy Pakistan.
Published 17 Aug, 2021 04:42am