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NATO to Agree to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

NATO allies are set to agree on Thursday to increase by some 3,000 personnel the troop levels for the alliance’s Afghanistan training mission, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. “We have decided to increase the number of troops … to help the Afghans break the stalemate,” Stoltenberg told reporters today …

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US Takes Back 9 Helicopters from Pakistan

The United States has taken back which gave nine rotary-wing helicopters to Pakistan’s Interior Ministry for anti-terror and recon operations at Pak-Afghan border in the year 2002, sources said. The choppers had been used during the Balochistan operation and different anti-narcotics operations, according to sources. Reports suggest that U.S. has …

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Ghani Reiterates Call to Pakistan to Intensify State-to-State Dialogue with Afghanistan

Addressing Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in Kabul on Thursday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani reiterated his call to Pakistan to intensify the state-to-state peace dialogue with Afghanistan. “I call once again on Pakistan to intensify the state-to-state dialogue with us to secure regional peace and security,” Ghani said.”Providing sanctuary to malign …

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Pakistan’s ISI Has Links to ‘Terrorist Groups’ – Top U.S. General

In a separate Senate hearing on Tuesday, the top U.S. military officer said that he believed Pakistan’s main spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) directorate, had ties to militant groups. U.S. officials have long been frustrated by what they term Pakistan’s unwillingness to act against militant groups including the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani …

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