Why does INDIA NEED AFGHANISTAN? – KJ VIDS

What are India’s Interests in Afghanistan and why does India need Afghanistan so much? India has sought to establish its presence in Afghanistan from the early days of its independence from Britain in 1947. In 1950, Afghanistan and India signed a “Friendship Treaty.” India had robust ties with Afghan King Zahir Shah’s regime. Prior to […]

The Geopolitical Significance of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is the world’s 42nd-largest country and has an area of 250,000 square miles. Throughout its history, Afghanistan has been subject to intervention by external powers. Afghanistan is a land-locked region. It borders with China, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Tajikistan. The northern and southern portion of Afghanistan is divided by the massive Hindu Kush […]