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Pakistan and Afghanistan - Epicentres of Geopolitical Intrigue

  0 comments   |     by Chris Kanthan on 04, September 2018

The U.S. wants to stay in Afghanistan for geopolitical reasons – to have a footprint against China, Russia and Iran. Thus, it’s not in the best interest of the U.S. to have a peaceful, stable Afghanistan. As long as there’s chaos in Afghanistan, there’s a justification for U.S. military bases. It’s the classic Problem-Reaction-S

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‘Angel of Mercy’ leaves this world Abdul Sattar Edhi, a revered figure died in Karachi

  0 comments   |     by admin on 03, September 2018

Abdul Sattar Edhi, a revered figure died in Karachi on 9 July 2016.  Humanity in general and Pakistan in particular lost its ‘Angel of Mercy’. Edhi’s name   had become synonymous with charitable causes and who achieved an almost saintly status in Pakistan.  He was quoted as saying ‘social progress had not matched the world&rsqu

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New regional configurations taking lead in Afghanistan war

  0 comments   |     by Salman Rafi Sheikh on 13, August 2018

About two weeks ago Pakistan reportedly hosted spy-chiefs of Russia, China and Iran to formulate a joint policy and a platform for extended co-operation in Afghanistan against the rising threat of the Islamic State in Khorasan (IS-K) in Afghanistan. Whereas the fact of Pakistan hosting these talks highlights Pakistan’s own pivot to regional powers against the

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Complex equations PAKISTAN and China have enjoyed a close and trouble-free relationship

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 09, August 2018

The writer is a former Pakistan ambassador to the UN. PAKISTAN and China have enjoyed a close and trouble-free relationship for almost 60 years. Their respective strategic interests have been fully aligned. China helped Pakistan moderate the military threat from India. Pakistan helped China keep India at bay. However, pr

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Cracking the Afghan-Pak nut It is Nothing Short of a Challenge for Pakistan to Reconcile

  0 comments   |     by Salman Rafi Sheikh on 07, August 2018

It is nothing short of a challenge for Pakistan to reconcile its western neighbour, a neighbour Pakistan has almost ne

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COMEY'S BOOK AND PAKISTAN'S LEADERS IKRAM SEHGAL

  0 comments   |     by IKRAM SEHGAL on 03, August 2018

James Brien Comey Jr served as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for four years till fired by President Donald Trump on May 9, 2017. Trump initially claimed this was because of Comey's mishandling of the investigation into the private email of Hillary Clinton. The overriding perception prevailing is that the real reason was Special Counsel (a

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Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 01, August 2018

The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership.

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COMEY'S BOOK AND PAKISTAN'S LEADERS - James Brien Comey Jr served as Director

  0 comments   |     by IKRAM SEHGAL on 28, July 2018

James Brien Comey Jr served as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for four years till fired by President Donald Trump on May engaging others to give false testimony and prompting people to falsify documents. Using extremely objectionable language against the superior judiciary and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on numerous occasions, their

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Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 27, July 2018

The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership.

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Bringing up Modi, diplomatically CONSIDER the past and you shall know the future

  0 comments   |     by Latha Jishnu on 23, July 2018

The writer is a journalist based in New Delhi. CONSIDER the past and you shall know the future, says a Chinese proverb. That is something the Narendra Modi government did not keep in mind when it The architect of the salvage mission is new foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale, a seasoned China hand, who appears to be wel

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Pipeline from Iran

by admin on 15th , December 2018

Fighting Phantoms in India

by Aijaz Zaka Syed on 14th , December 2018

Can we solve Siachen without solving the J&K dispute?

by Shivam Vij on 13th , December 2018

Should India worry about the Dragon in Nepal?

by Vijaya Rajiva on 12th , December 2018

Obama should take the road not taken in AF

by M K Bhadrakumar on 11th , December 2018

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