PAKISTAN

Pakistan's pivot to Russia In August last year, US President Trump unveiled

  0 comments   |     by Kamran Yousaf on 19, July 2018

In August last year, US President Trump unveiled his much-awaited strategy for Afghanistan and the wider South Asian region. Trump singled out Pakistan for not doing enough to curb terrorism and threatened to halt security assistance if it continued to play a “double game.” The diatribe and visibly more hostile approach by the Trump administration created ripples in Pakistan. Author

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India not yet ready to confront truth on Kashmir - UN human rights report on Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Jawed Naqvi on 18, July 2018

INDIA’s summary rejection of the UN human rights report on Kashmir has predictably found allies in the opposition parties, chiefly the Congress. This is partly because the Congress party is crammed with nationalists who are difficult to differentiate from the ruling Bharatiya Jana

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Transparency International asks UK not to provide ‘safe haven’ to Nawaz

  0 comments   |     by admin on 17, July 2018

Reacting to corruption charges related to four London properties, the UK Chapter of Transparency International has asked the British government to investigate those assets and no longer provide a safe haven to Nawaz Sharif and his family. “If a UK investigation concludes that the properties have been bought with corrupt money, then the authorities should move

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RAW assigned to scuttle China-Pakistan Corridor

  0 comments   |     by Asif Haroon Raja on 10, July 2018

India never reconciled to the existence of Pakistan and kept hatching conspiracies to undo it. RAW was specifically created in 1968 to subvert the people of former East Pakistan and prepare grounds for creation of Bangladesh. India was the first country in South Asia to introduce the concept of cross border terrorism in 1971. RAW had established 59 training camps al

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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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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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