by Shireen T. Hunter In the past two weeks, relations between Tehran and Islamabad appear to have deteriorated again over border clashes and terrorist attacks in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchistan province located close to the Pakistani-Iranian border. Unlike past tensions, which were caused by the activities of the Sunni extremist Baluchi group, Jundallah, and later
by Fatemeh Aman
Escalating violence against the Islamic Republic of Iran from the volatile region of Baluchistan shows that Tehran’s approach toward regional insurgency may require revision.
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Iranian consulate in Peshawar in northwest Pakistan on February 24, killing two security guards and [...]
- Will a Global Fund Help Deliver UN’s Development Agenda?
- US Leads Donor Funding to Fight HIV/AIDS Amidst Overall Decline
- Here’s How the World Can Be Better Prepared to Handle Epidemics
- How China’s Africa Alliance is Shifting World Order
- Parts of Kenya are Already Above 1.5˚C
- Heatwaves are a ‘New Normal’, Says Red Cross
- How Skills Can Change Lives of World’s Youth
- UN Report Shows Mixed Results in Meeting SDGs
- Desperation and Fear on the Mexican Border
- The Road to Zero Hunger