Afghanistan
Book Discussion- The Pashtuns: A Contested History authored by Shri Tilak Devasher

On 14th October 2022, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a book discussion on "The Pashtuns- A contested history”, authored by Shri Tilak Devahser. This is the fourth book by Mr. Devasher earlier three being Pakistan: Courting th....

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

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VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 18, 2022

Afghanistan
Participants at Moscow Format Release Joint Statement: Tolo News
The participants of the Moscow Format discussed the current situation in Afghanistan with an emphasis on regional security, military-political stabil....

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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First Russia-Central Asia Summit: A Reflection of Deep Connect between the Two Regions

Background
During the ongoing Ukrainian crisis, Russia’s relations with its near abroad, namely the Central Asian region, have been put to test. Central Asian Republics (CARs) have maintained a middle-ground approach, neither opposing n....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 21, 2022

Afghanistan
Iran and Pakistan Officials Pledge to Act for Peace in Afghanistan: Tolo News
Pakistan's special envoy for Afghanistan on a trip to Iran talked about the current situation in Afghanistan with Iranian officials. Ira....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 20, 2022

Afghanistan
Iran and Pakistan Officials Pledge to Act for Peace in Afghanistan: Tolo News
Pakistan's special envoy for Afghanistan on a trip to Iran talked about the current situation in Afghanistan with Iranian officials. Ira....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 14, 2022

Afghanistan
Uzbekistan President Suggests Forming Intl Group to Coordinate with Kabul: Tolo News
Speaking at the 6th CICA Summit Astana 2022, the president of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, suggested the establishment of an i....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 13, 2022

Afghanistan
Imposing Sanctions Does Not Benefit Kabul, Washington: Islamic Emirate: Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate reacted to the new sanctions imposed by the US on the members of the Islamic Emirate, saying that such sanctions....

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