Since assuming power in Kabul in August 2021, the Afghan Taliban have faced an arch-rival in the form of IS-Khorasan (ISKP). Besides facing almost regular attacks on their leaders and commanders inside Afghanistan, the Afghan Taliban have to deal with a situation where their more radicalised members and commanders are shifting loyalties to join the IS-Khorasan. […] The post TTP May Prove To Be The Tip Of An Iceberg: Considerations For The Proposed Military Action appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
In my first conversation with Nawab Akbar Bugti, he cited Ibn Khaldun. I was curious as to where the Nawab would have read the great Arab historian. I asked him. Was it at Oxford University? Perhaps Aitchison College? “No,” he replied. It was when Pakistanis locked him up in Sahiwal jail. While posted in Balochistan, […] The post When Giants Walked In Balochistan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.