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Pakistan Is Under Pressure From The U.S. To Take Action Against The Militants Taking Rufuge There

ArmchairPolitiicianPakistan, October 22, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW. ArmchairPolitician.US,

Pakistan supports both the Taliban and the Haqqani network, which it also funds. These terrorist groups control about one-third of Afghanistan. Both have also used Pakistan as a sanctuary. The U.S. is putting pressure on Pakistan to stop supporting these militant groups.

*Recently, it appears […]

Taliban Talks May Be Undertaken In Afghanistan: Are They Likely, And Could They Be Successful?

ArmchairPolitiicianAfghanistan, August 24, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW.ArmchairPolitician.US,

President Trump’s recently announced strategy for Afghanistan is under review. He is believed to endorse and open-ended commitment, but that probably means that about 4,000 additional troops will eventually be deployed. At the same time the Afghan special operations forces, will be doubled in size and […]

The U.S. Has Developed a Pakistan Plan: To What Extent Can It Be Successful?

ArmchairPolitiicianPakistan, August 24, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW. ArmchairPolitician.US,

The Trump Administration has laid out a plan to attempt to get Pakistan to stop funding the terrorists that are increasingly successful in Afghanistan. The steps the U.S. is prepared to take if Pakistan does not change its ways are: Putting sanctions on government officials, […]

The U.S. Supports Pakistan. They Support Terrorism In Afghanistan: What Are The U.S. Options?

ArmchairPolitiicianPakistan, July 21, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW. ArmchairPolitician.US,

Following a large blast in Kabul that killed over 150, the Afghanistan government blamed the Haqqani terrorist group, which has close ties to the Taliban, al Qaeda and Pakistan’s spy agency, Interservices Intelligence (ISI). The U.S. needs to focus on Haqqani, which has consolidated militant […]

The Taliban Is Surging In Afghanistan: What Will Be The U.S. Response?

ArmchairPolitiicianAfghanistan, June 19, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW.ArmchairPolitician.US,

The 16-year war in Afghanistan has reached a crossroads. The Taliban has achieved renewed success, and ISIS has established a foothold. A U.S. attack on ISIS in eastern Afghanistan recently cost the lives of 3 U.S. soldiers.

American and other foreign forces have declined from […]