Usman Khalid

  • TIt is generally considered that national security is a western, largely American concept that emerged in the post World War II period. A group of experts on non-military aspects of security, meeting in Tashkent in May 1990 defined security as, "a condition in which states consider that there is no ...

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  • TThere are three issues of significance in the Muslim world where the USA is directly involved - Palestine, Iraq and Afghanistan.          Contrary to widely held view, the issue of Palestine is close to being resolved. Fatah leader Abbas is too close to ...

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  • TThere was a suicide bomber attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul on Monday, July 7, in which 42 persons were killed. The victims included the Indian Defence Attach, Brigadier R Mehta, and Press Attach V.V. Rao. President Hamid Karzai and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (of India) pointed the accusing ...

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