Renaissance in the Gulf: America’s Bastille or China’s Awakening?

Muhammad Sharreh Qazi “China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will move the world.”                      ...

Post COVID-19 World Order: How Different Will It Be?

Adil Sultan  The COVID-19 pandemic, termed as a “nuclear war in slow motion”, has exposed the global leadership crisis and the vulnerability of the international community to deal with the...

AI and the Future of Warfare: An Ethical Dilemma?

Fareeha Shamim  Considered by many as a revolution in warfare, the emergence of new technologies and the incorporation of (AI) in the military by states are transforming the dynamics and...

Faultlines: Deconstructing the Roots of Pakistan Security Threat Matrix

Zeeshan Shahid Khan Pakistan has been in international headlines since the nuclear tests in 1998 were carried out in response to the Indian tests at Pokhran. The tests, although a...

Book Review I UN Peacekeeping Operations in Somalia 1992- 1995: A Pakistani...

Author : Dr. Tughral Yamin Publisher: Paramount  Books (PVT.) Ltd. YEAR: 2019 ISBN: 978-969-637-522-7 Ailiya Naqvi  Shouldering  a  Huge and  Dangerous  Load for  the UN :Assessing  Pakistan's Critical  Role  in Somalia “I assure you that any U.S....

Pakistan-China Coordination on Afghanistan

Ghulam Ali US President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on 28 November. Last year, his Administration started negotiations with Taliban and then cancelled them, rather suddenly. Trump...

Under RSS’ Modi, India is No Longer Rising

Adil Sultan India’s shift from ‘secularism’ to ‘fascism’ is a result of the overriding influence of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologues within the BJP hierarchy that has exposed the...
Crosshair

Gilgit-Baltistan in the Crosshair: Know Your Enemy

Muhammad Sharreh Qazi  ‘Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. When you are ignorant of the enemy, but know yourself, your...
Eurasia

The Russo-Indian Partnership & the Changing Balance of Power in Eurasia

Andrew Korybko  Russia and India's "global partnership" is tilting the balance of power in Eurasia against China as Moscow opens up doors for New Delhi in the Arctic, Northeast Asia,...

Kashmir – Under a Cloud of Depression

Salma Malik  “When you make a peaceful revolution impossible, you are making a violent revolution inevitable.” J F Kennedy Last I approached the red zone of Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad, a...

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From Conflict to Peace: Recalibrating Pak-Afghan Relations

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery  Recently, it was announced that, Pakistan's Prime Minister, Imran Khan, will visit Kabul later this month. This would be PM Khan's...

Book Review | Nuclear Weapons and American Grand Strategy

Book Title: Nuclear Weapons and American Grand Strategy Author: Francis J. Gavin ISBN: 978-0-8157-3791-9 Publisher: Brookings Institution Press, 2020 Syed Ali Zia Jaffery  In the nuclear academy, Robert...

The Pitfalls of the Indo-U.S. Embrace

Anum A. Khan  The June 15, 2020 clash between India and China is fittingly in-line with a famous saying, “Imprudence is a moral failing of...
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