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Young Pakistan military officers oppose terrorism, says US expert

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): The new generation of Pakistani military officers is more sensitive to terrorism than its predecessors, says Robin Raphel, former assistant secretary of state for South Asia, rejecting a claim by the Afghan ambassador that those officers are more likely to back terrorism than current Pakistani commanders. At a weekend seminar on Afghanistan at […]

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China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

BEIJING (AFP): China’s defense ministry on Monday warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbors, who share a 3,500-km […]

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US urges India and China to reduce tension through direct dialogue

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (INP): The Pentagon has encouraged India and China to engage in a direct dialogue free of any “coercive aspects”. “We encourage India and China to engage in direct dialogue aimed at reducing tensions and free of any coercive aspects,” Gary Ross, a defence department spokesman said Saturday Over the past week, the US state […]

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