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Pakistan trumps new US strategy for Afghanistan

The United States and Pakistan have begun the delicate act of reconciliation after the sudden spurt of acrimony ten days ago following President Donald Trump’s ‘shock-and-awe’ speech of August 21 regarding his proposed way forward in Afghanistan. In that speech, Trump threatened Pakistan with dire consequences unless it acted “immediately” to terminate its dalliance with […]