Exit Americans, enter sectarian strife

Credit: Asia Times: Following the withdrawal of United States troops from Iraq three moths ago, sectarian clashes between Shi’ite and Sunni groups have steadily increased. It’s the perfect environment for al-Qaeda to turn the region into the massive insurgent stronghold it used to be, while accusations mount that Iran is […]

USA/NATO route not likely to open soon.

Credit: Asia Times: By Amir Mir ISLAMABAD – Pakistan opposition parties are moving to block the reopening of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) supply routes into neighboring Afghanistan ahead of crucial deliberations to set new terms of engagement with the United States. The country’s major right-wing opposition party, led by […]