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 Jervis’ 1989 book titled “The...
Multipolarity

Iran in the Age of Multipolarity

  Saeed Afridi It can be argued that the demise of the US’ unipolar moment lay in the hastily ill-conceived ‘War on Terror’ in the wake of the World Trade Centre...

Afghan Peace and the Prospects of Economic Connectivity

Andrew Korybko  The Doha Deal, the first phase of what the U.S. envisages to be a more comprehensive Afghan Peace Deal, promises a new era for the region if it...
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...

Captain America Leaping for a Closure

Salma Malik  When what appears centuries ago, the U.S. set out on a crusade to “reboot” project Afghanistan, it was with utmost confidence, and bravado. The landlocked “failed” state was...
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...
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...
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Cultural Dynamics, Insider Threat and Nuclear Security

Zeeshan Shahid Khan Insider threat has been one of the most dangerous security concerns for all organizations whether in the commercial world or dealing with national & international security. However,...
Brinksmanship

Book Review | India’s Surgical Strike Stratagem: Brinkmanship and Response

Author:Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal ISBN: 978-969-23370-0-7 Ahmed Saeed Minhas The book, ‘India’s Surgical Strike’s Stratagem: Brinkmanship and Response’ has been authored by one of Pakistan’s ace nuclear South Asia scholars, Zafar Nawaz...
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Explaining Sri Lanka’s Easter Bombings

Samir Kumar & Hari Prasad On April 21, 2019, a series of suicide bombings devastated churches and hotels in SriLanka. Multiple sites within three different cities (Batticaloa in the east...

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Changing Tack on Kashmir

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery An impassioned, historic speech by Pakistan’ premier Imran Khan at the United Nations General...

Industrial Minds, Commercial Weapons: Who Would Lead Future Wars?

Muhammad Sharreh Qazi “AI doesn't have to be evil to destroy humanity – if AI has a goal and...

Orphans and Castaways – Legacy of the U.S. Exodus from Afghanistan

Salma Malik As the eventual date for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is now just around the...
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