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VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 14, 2022

Afghanistan
Attack on Kabul Hotel Sparks International Reactions: Tolo News
The attack on a hotel in the Shar-e-Naw area of Kabul on Monday has brought international condemnation and calls to action. The Chinese Ministry of Fo....

China Daily Scan, December 13, 2022

Senior Chinese official stresses national defense, military modernization: Xinhuanet
December 12, 2022
A senior Chinese military official has stressed resolving major issues in theory and in reality and opening a new page in the....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 22, 2022

Afghanistan
Acting Min. Muttaqi Meets with Norwegian Charge d'Affaires: Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate's acting foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, met with Norway's chargé d'affaires in Afghanistan to discuss political and h....

The Pashtuns - A contested history

In this episode, Aakriti Vinayak, Research Associate, VIF discusses with Mr Tilak Devasher, Member National Security Advisory Board his new book, The Pashtuns- A contested history. The discussion explores questions like who are the pashtuns? What is ....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-31 October 2022

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VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-30 September 2022

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VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 01-15 September 2022

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“Victory Day” Parade: One year of a Pyrrhic Victory for the Taliban

The impact of the Taliban’s one-year rule in Afghanistan differs across regions and countries. The impression on South Asia was more distinct than on any other region. In South Asia, Pakistan and Afghanistan bore the burden of the Taliban’s takeo....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-30 June 2022

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IPIS-VIF Dialogue on Latest Developments in Afghanistan

India and Iran share close historical and cultural links dating back to ancient times. In contemporary times, this relationship is multi-faceted and includes cooperation in political, trade-economic, security, and multiple other sectors. To assess th....

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