Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Opinion

Overcoming India and Pakistan’s Perpetual Standoff in Kashmir

By Amina Afzal Conflict along the line of control (LoC) — the dividing mark between Indian and Pakistani-controlled portions of the former princely state of...

Russia-Pakistan Strategic Convergence: Countering Daesh In Afghanistan

By Kashif Hussain Daesh’s transnational threat of establishing an Islamic State spanning the Middle East and Africa all the way to Southeast Asia has drawn unlikely regional partners...

The On Again-Off Again Alliance

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua’s recent visit to Washington came at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Pakistan, in the aftermath of...

Politics, economics and nuclear deals

by Amina Afzal Originally published in Tribune French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to India coincides with the anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster seven years...

What Russia’s Changing Role in South Asia Means for Pakistan

By Kashif Hussain Traditionally, Russia has maintained cordial relations with India, with an overwhelming focus on the defense sector. Both nations signed the Treaty of Peace,...

The Trouble With The Trump Administration’s Pakistan Policy

By Amina Afzal Recently unveiled by Secretary of Defense James Mattis, the 2018 National Defense Strategy(NDS) of the United States builds upon President Donald Trump’s December 2017...

Opinion: Clearing the air

By Amina Afzal It’s that time of the year again. A thick layer of smog has obscured the Margalla Hills in Islamabad. The situation in...

Troubled Water: India’s History With The Indian Ocean Zone Of Peace

by Amina Afzal Director Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) In April 2016, India took a significant step towards completing its nuclear triad with the test of its K-4...

Opinion: Beyond past errors

By: Dr. Shireen Mazari & Imaan Mazari Hazir That the government of Pakistan failed to make its case against provisional measures at the International Court of...

Opinion: Autocratic rulers

By Dr.Shireen Mazari The Hussain Haqqani article admitting to his issuing unlimited visas to US Special Ops, CIA and all manner of black ops personnel...