Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Zalmay Khalilzad shake hands after signing peace agreement in Qatar on Feb.29, 2020. File/Reuters
The US seems to be sending mixed signals on Afghanistan (“It’ll take more than US-Taliban deal to keep radicals away,” Sept. 3, Gulf Today). While Trump is planning to withdraw troops
The US this week appeared to inch closer than ever towards a deal that would end its 18-year war with Afghanistan’s Taliban in exchange for the group promising not to allow transnational
"We're going to keep a presence there. We're reducing that presence very substantially and we're going to always have a presence.'
It was exactly a year ago that the American forces and the rest of the Nato forces packed their bags and left Kabul in undignified haste, and the Taliban walked back into the Afghan capital after 20 years. There was no resistance. The chaos that ensued has died down, of course. The Afghans who could flee did leave
We’ve all seen those cute little books and articles like The Danish Way to Live Well and The Danish Way of Parenting. Glossy airport literature written for, by and about white middle class people. Our “culture” is packaged for consumption by journalists who make a good buck on book sales and keynote speeches on
Studies are predicting a huge growth in demand for electric scooters in the Indian market. The sales of electric two-wheelers will jump to 78% of the total two-wheeler sales in the country by 2030, helped by government policies, technology, infrastructure, and consumer acceptance, a report by Redseer Strategy
The lethal coronavirus, a disease that jolted the world, claimed millions of precious lives over the last two years, and destroyed the world’s economy, is still a real threat to the world (“UK first to approve new Moderna vaccine targeting Omicron variant,” Aug.15, Gulf Today website). Despite the deadly coronavirus being