Military Technologies

Military Technologies, Fifth Generation Warfare and Policy Implications for Pakistan

Najeeb Zaidi It is trendy to give generational classifications to warfare based on technological changes. However, warfare has always been hybrid and has constantly been shaped by that generation’s technological...
India

Three Routes to Pakistan’s Containment by India and the US

Andrew Korybko The US-Indian Strategic Partnership aims to “contain” Pakistan in three ways that go beyond the conventional model of fomenting instability within its borders. One of the centerpieces of 21st...

Africa in Search of Stability and Development: Challenges and Opportunities

Muhammad Ali  Since the turn of the 21st century, the world has refocused its attention on Africa’s attempts to deal with the challenges of national, regional and global security. There...
Blockchain

Blockchain: Myth Busters for Pakistani Regulators

Najeeb Zaidi Background There is a need to bust the myth and anxiety around the buzz-word ‘Blockchain’. This applies to all and sundry because we are divorcing ourselves from its great...
Resurgence

A State in Crisis: Sri Lanka’s Road from Post-War Resurgence to Political Dissension

Priyanka Moonesinghe On October 26, President Maithripala Sirisena removed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe from office overnight, appointing his former foe, Mahinda Rajapaksa, as prime minister instead. Wickremesinghe refused to leave...

Pakistan-China Cooperation and India’s Strategic Anxiety

Rabia Akhtar The issue of strategic stability in South Asia is a trilemma between Pakistan, India, and China, not just a dilemma between India...
NSG

Is Pakistan Ready for the Nuclear Suppliers Group?

  Sameer Ali Khan The discussions over extension of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership to non-NPT Nuclear Weapon States (NWSs) tend to overly focus on differing perspectives on the criteria. This...

A Relationship that Was Not to Be

Raoof Hasan The canvas of foreign policy is as vast as one’s mind may stretch it. Forever studded with possibilities, it encompasses multiple options,...

Disinformation: A Challenge for the International Community

Shahneela Tariq  The extensive disinformation campaign, revealed by EU DisinfoLab's Indian Chronicles, has posed a challenge to the international community. It now has to work towards creating more binding arrangements to...

Making Sense of the Saudi-Iran Deal

Sheharyar Malik The surprise deal between Saudi Arabia and Iran is making headlines across the globe. However, more than this diplomatic breakthrough, it is...

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The Extended Nuclear Deterrence Problem in the Age of AI

Rabia Akhtar The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has put the spotlight on the ominous specter of nuclear...

Navigating the Social Media Battlefield in the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Nidaa Shahid Since the dawn of the Internet era, the role of digital media platforms during crises, conflicts, and...

Marty’s Oppenheimer

Rabia Akhtar “In some sort of crude sense which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the...
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