Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Opinion

India-Russia S-400 Deal: Regional Implications

Three years ago, in December 2015, India approved the purchase of the Russian-made S-400 Triumf air defense system, an anti-ballistic missile, anti-aircraft system, with the aim...

Deterrence Stability In South Asia: Between The Devil And The Deep...

In a 2014 article titled “To Sea or Not to Sea: A Nuclear Triad in South Asia,” I had argued that nuclear weapons at sea would...

What’s Wrong With the US Afghanistan Strategy?

By Kashif Hussain The United States’ Afghanistan-centric South Asia strategy aimed at outlining a plan for victory in its more than one-and-a-half decade long war...

Hot take on Elections 2018: Towards a New Pakistan?

By Amina Afzal The July 2018 election has been criticized for being engineered in favor of Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, of being contested under China’s shadow, and for...

From rhetoric to conflict resolution

By Dr. Shireen M Mazari The inadequate response on the part of the state and government (both the previous PML-N government and the caretaker) on...

Correcting inadequate structures and policy voids

by Dr Shireen M Mazari Pakistan gets placed on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Grey List. The US threatens Pakistan on multiple counts but...

India and the Kashmir dispute

By Muhammad Abdul Qadeer During a recent interview to The Indian Express, Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat sent out a message to Kashmiri youth...

Why Pml-N Is No Favorite To Win Pakistan’s Election

By Amina Afzal In Pakistan, both the establishment and ethnic, nationalist, religious, and regional parties have played important roles as kingmakers, helping shape electoral politics,...

The ball is in India’s court

by Amina Afzal Pakistan-India relations are defined as much by cricket as they are by conflict. Mirroring the political tensions between the two countries right...

Who’s Winning the Proxy in Syria

by Muhammad Shoaib Trump was persuaded by neoconservatives to keep forces in Syria, because U.S. withdrawal from Syria would implicate Russian dominance in the proxy...