US NPR: The New Nuclear Arms Race

Adil Sultan The 2018 US Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) that has once again increased the salience of low yield theatre or the tactical nuclear weapons (TNWs) in the US military...

Pakistan Census 2017: What does the data indicate?

Farhan Hanif Siddiqi Pakistan held its sixth census in 2017 which put Pakistan’s population at 207.7 million people with an average annual growth rate of 2.4% over a period of...

Deterrence, Compellence and the Cold Start Doctrine

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery Conflict has been one of the most recurrent themes in history. It is apt to assert that war has been an oft-used instrument by actors to...

The NSS and the QCG: Sustainability for Afghanistan post 2017.

Hamza Rifaat Hussain  The Trump administration’s national security strategy of 2017 with its South Asia section on page 50, prioritizes sustainable peace and stability in Afghanistan. The harsh wording against...

Book Review: NUCLEAR PAKISTAN Seeking Security and Stability

Edited by: Naeem Salik Published by: The University of Lahore Press The nuclearization  of South Asia has merited a great deal of scholarship since the past two decades. Academic interests...

Developing Regional Consensus on Security

Umair Jamal  The rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Afghanistan has set off alarm bells throughout the region. The group’s likely defeat in the Middle East means the militant...

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The Errant Indian Missile and the Future of South Asia’s Crisis Management

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery Earlier this year, an unarmed Indian missile fell 124 kilometers inside of Pakistani territory. The...

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: An International Law Perspective

Ayesha Malik Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has now lasted for over 100 days. The war is not going particularly well...

Short and Swift “Air War”: A Reality Check for India

Shahid Alvi The Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari recently discussed the possibility of a “short...
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