history

A Reading of History for Societal Transformation

  Salman Bashir History is an inexact science and depends on the inclination and the time period of those who record it. Yes, science is not only a social or anthropological...

Pakistan’s OIC Push: A Step in the Right Direction

Hassan Aslam Shad The 17th Extraordinary Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers on Afghanistan, held in Islamabad last week, was as...
Caracas

The Crisis in Caracas

Hamzah Rifaat Hussain What has unfolded in Venezuela over the past few months is quite remarkable. Soaring inflation, chronic unemployment and pervasive corruption have emboldened the opposition to Nicolas Maduro’s...

Nuclear Deterrence in the Middle East: Fact or Fable?

Muhammad Sharreh Qazi  ‘Saudi Arabia reserves the right to arm itself with nuclear weapons if regional rival Iran cannot be stopped from making one’ Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir Saudi Minister of State...
Death

Raffaello Pantucci, “We Love Death As You Love Life: Britain’s Suburban Terrorists” (UK: Hurst...

Amna Ejaz Rafi We Love Death As You Love Life: Britain’s Suburban Terrorists is written by Raffaello Pantucci. Raffaello is Director, International Security Studies, Royal United Services Institute for Defence...

Changing Dynamics of Air Warfare in South Asia

Kaiser Tufail  The Balakot strike by IAF on 26 February 2019, and PAF’s ‘Swift Retort’ a day later, can be considered watershed events in modern aerial warfare. Though the IAF...
African Potential

The African Potential

Zeeshan Shahid Khan Africa, the second largest continent in terms of area and population has been sitting on the sidelines of the developed and the developing world for over a...
havens

Terrorist Safe Havens in Afghanistan Threaten Pakistan

  Rahimullah Yusufzai Jamatul Ahrar and TTP operating against Pakistan from their bases in Afghanistan. There has been enough evidence of the transnational composition of militant groups operating in different parts of...
Book Review

Book Review | REIMAGINING PAKISTAN: Transforming a Dysfunctional Nuclear State

  Author: Husain Haqqani ISBN:978-9352777693 Publisher: HarperCollins India, 2018 Saeed Afridi The premise of Husain Haqqani’s latest book “Re-imagining Pakistan: Transforming a Dysfunctional Nuclear State” is that Pakistan is an ill-defined, inexactly contrived, economically unviable...
Quantum

The Quantum Race: Quantum Technologies for National Security

Ji Yeon-jung Global powers are now shifting their attention to acquire strategic technology for future warfare. The quantum technologies that are critical to securing strategic dominance are opening a new...

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Mapping Emerging Trends in Space Warfare

Safia Mansoor "Space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air, and the sea” Former...

Book Review|Death Dust: The Rise, Decline, and Future of Radiological Weapons Programs

Death Dust: The Rise, Decline, and Future of Radiological Weapons Authors: William C. Potter, Sarah Bidgood, Samuel Meyer,...

India’s Transnational Repression: A Strategic Quagmire for the U.S.

Bilal Ghazanfar Due to its rising economic and military strength, India is beginning to exert its influence beyond...
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