Thursday, February 22, 2018
The U.S. Institute of Peace's Colin Cookman on the 'disconnect' between U.S. and Pakistani expectations in the region.
India's biggest hurdle at the upcoming Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) Meeting on June 9 will be to overcome China's two-faced policy of opposing India's application to join the group on the one hand and on the other violating NSG terms by supplying banned nuclear materials to Pakistan.
In the wake of a recent attack in India, Islamabad is again pledging to get tough on militants. Why should this time be any different?
But an abrupt change in U.S. policy may not be necessary, argued Colin Cookman, research program officer at the congressionally funded United States Institute of Peace, who has studied the Taliban buildup around Kunduz. “My expectation would be that ...