Af-Pak Digest by Ambassador Sharat Sabharwal | February 2020

H I G H L I G H T S • Overview • Developments in Pakistan• Developments in Afghanistan   I Overview Pakistan:​• Economy• Financial Action Task Force• Extension of tenure of the Army Chief• Musharraf Treason case• Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM)• Pakistan-India• Pakistan-US• Pakistan-UAE• Pakistan-China Afghanistan:​• Peace and Reconciliation• Presidential Election Result Delayed Further• UN seeks […]

Central Asia Digest | February 2020

Political Developments Violence broke out in Masanchi village in South-East Kazakhstan among local Kazakhs and a group of ethnic Chinese Muslims called Dungans who number more than 150,000 across Central Asia. The rampage, which resulted in 11 deaths, saw hundreds of ethnic Kazakh assailants descend on the Dungans, setting fire to homes, shops and livestock. […]