South Asian crisis in India's crosshairs

Developments in Afghanistan marking a steady rise of Taliban's hold on that country – this resulted in the evacuation of staff from the Indian Consulate at Kandahar – confirms many readings on how the Pak-Afghan belt would shape up in the aftermath of the withdrawal of American troops from the messy theatre, the scene of an unending 'war on terror' launched by the US in Afghanistan way back in the wake of 9/11.

That Afghanistan could throw up a global problem for the US in future...