Terror, rivalry of key powers are hurdles to Afghan peace

US withdrawal will leave the Taliban as the main organised force in the country.

Can China, Saudis rein in Pak, avert a flareup?

It is possible that JeM and its ISI handlers are not keeping the top military levels in the loop.


The writer is a Delhi-based journalist.
Antara Dev Sen is Editor of The Little Magazine. She can be contacted at:
Manish Tewari is a lawyer and a former Union minister. The views expressed are personal. Twitter handle @manishtewari
The writer, an author and former diplomat, is a member of the JD(U).
Sreeram Chaulia is a professor and Dean of the Jindal School of International Affairs.