PAKISTAN

Heating up again AS an extreme summer engulfs the Indo-Gangetic plane

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 09, July 2018

AS an extreme summer engulfs the Indo-Gangetic plane, the political temperature is also rising. The Indian defence minister’s extraordinary statement about “fighting terror with terror” amounts to an open admission of India’s role in sponsoring terrorism in Pakistan and confirms the Pakistan Army’s accusation of India’s role in th

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As the US Pivots Away, China Bets on Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Daniel Twining on 07, July 2018

Daniel Twining is Senior Fellow for Asia at the German Marshall Fund and a former member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff from 2007-9. A version of this article appeared in the Nikkei Asian Review (http://asia.nikkei.com). This is online version of PacNet.  Chinese President Xi Jinping has recently concluded an important state summit

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Endangering peace in South Asia The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now

  0 comments   |     by admin on 05, July 2018

The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now; a nationalist, jingoistic and intelligence-led mindset in New Delhi has turned Afghanistan into the centerpiece of its policy on Pakistan. Regardless of how they position themselves henceforth, the world should not be surprised if the current simmering tensions blew into armed hostilities. The string of statements f

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London Institute of South Asia (LISA) in The House of Lords

  0 comments   |     by admin on 25, June 2018

Address of Saeed Ismat, Chairman, London Institute of South Asia (LISA) in The House of Lords On 20 June 2018 “Discussion and LISA Book Award 2018” "In the name of God,

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LONDON INSTITUTE OF SOUTH ASIA BOOK AWARD 2018

  0 comments   |     by Mr Elias Davidsson on 25, June 2018

Mr Elias Davidsson book “The Betrayal of India” Revisiting the 26/11 Evidence is an investigative work par excellence; it is monumental, thorough and detailed. It is free of filler and rhetoric and is rich in detail. Author has relied on primary source material that could be of immense value to any future official inquiries local or international. This is

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LISA/RUSI SEMINAR 2018 - The Royal United Services Institute

  0 comments   |     by admin on 19, June 2018

In cooperation with RUSI, London Institute of South Asia (LISA) held a seminar on ‘CPEC: Changing Geopolitical and Geo-economic dynamics in South Asia and beyond’  held at RUSI on 08 June 2018 at 9:3

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Blood-Spilling On the Line: ‘The future of India-Pakistan lies in the past.’

  0 comments   |     by Z.G.Muhammad on 25, May 2018

It was yet another dark day for people living on the bloody line dividing Jammu and Kashmir. On Friday, fire-spewing mortar guns that have been thunderously roaring like man eaters for past seventy years devoured ten more human beingsand wounded dozens critically- perhaps disabled for life. Four civilians including a husband and wife and a Border Security Soldier wh

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The Indian Muslim Burden When the judges of the highest forum to seek justice

  2 comments   |     by Zeeshan Ali on 23, May 2018

When the judges of the highest forum to seek justice come out in public to exhort fair treatment and delivery of just

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Foreign spy agencies behind ‘enforced disappearances’ not ISI, MI: NAB chief

  0 comments   |     by News Desk on 22, May 2018

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal says 70% of missing persons are found to be 'pro-military'. PHOTO: FILE National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said on Monday that foreign agencies illegally apprehend people and pin the blame on Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Military Intelligence (MI). Briefing a meeting of National Assembly’s Standing C

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China factor in Afghan peace The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister

  0 comments   |     by Samran Ali on 21, May 2018

The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Li Baodong, speaking at Tashkent Peace Conference on Afghanistan, extended China’s support to the inclusive political reconciliation process in Afghanistan. He said China saw Afghanistan as an important partner under its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project. Although limited in the past, the Chinese interest in Afghanistan

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