PAKISTAN

Pak-Saudi relations—a timely reset

  0 comments   |     by Taj M Khattak

Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have enjoyed very close and cordial relations with each other since the creation of Pakistan. Both countries have strongly supported each other in times of need. KSA’s support to Pakistan during the 1965 and 1971 wars with India deserves special mention, as the country’s morale was low after loss of its east

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Burying The Past

  0 comments   |     by Lt Gen (R) Naeem khalid lodhi

Things have started moving suddenly and apparently all in the right direction. A ceasefire along the Line of Control, peace offered by our own Prime Minister and Army Chief, a positive response by Indian PM Narendra Modi, the Pakistani Indus Water Commissioner’s visit to India, Bangladesh felicitating on Pakistan Day—pray this positivity may continue. It

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Op-ed: Pakistan, China, Iran must come together to counter US-India alliance

  0 comments   |     by Izhar Hussain

It is essential for Pak-China-Iran to align themselves with one another to stop the US yolk of influence favoring India and the Indian dreams of sole regional supremacy. The three regional giants, Pakistan, China, and Iran located in three regional zones, South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East have a pivotal role to play in t

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Corona Pandemic and Targeting of Minorities

  0 comments   |     by Dr Ram Puniyani

Currently (April 2021) India is passing through its worst period as Covid19 Phase II is at its peak, with high rate of infectivity and mortality. The shortage of beds, Oxygen, test facilities and medicines is the cause of concern all over. The victims and their families are feeling the massive tragedy as the nation watches the gross mismanagement and lack of foresig

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This is how India will break into pieces!

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

The largest country in South Asia; India today, reaching from the Himalayas in the north to Kanya Kumari in the South, is globally the second-most populous country after China and the seventh-largest country by land area. Both Bangladesh and Pakistan differ from India despite having a common history, culture, and languages. To a great extent so do Nepal and Sri Lank

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Evaluating the state of nuclear danger in southern asia

  0 comments   |     by Michael Krepon

The state of nuclear danger in Southern Asia, as elsewhere, depends fundamentally on the state of political relations between rivals. Rivals can and do cooperate as well as compete with each other. In an oversimplified way, we can measure the degree of competition and cooperation along two axes. One axis measures the steps taken to s

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PAKISTAN 2020: YEAR IN REVIEW

  6 comments   |     by Fizza Batool

The outbreak of COVID-19 made 2020 a tough year for governments around the world. Internal political strife, rising religious extremism, poor socioeconomic growth, and disordered policymaking made it even tougher for Pakistan. At the diplomatic front, Pakistan’s foreign policy goals of having more influence on its western border, receiving praise for its role

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Role and Responsibility of Global Kashmiri Diaspora

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” Winston S. Churchill. The disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir stands apart as the most cantankerous of conflicts, with the catastrophic possibility of nuclear devastation. After all India and Pakistan have fought three wars and

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Faith and courage

  0 comments   |     by F.S. Aijazuddin

I HOPE I still have the courage to acknowledge the Judaic DNA strain in my faith, for my spiritual genes are the umbilical thread that links me today through Christianity, through Judaism, to that figure in indiscernible antiquity — the prophet Abraham. I can never become a Jew. As a human being, though, I ought to have the

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Kabul govt, Taliban sign accord to move forward: Pakistan ..

  13 comments   |     by Mariana Babur

Kabul govt, Taliban sign accord to move forward: Pakistan welcomes breakthrough in intra-Afghan dialogue ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed the announcement regarding the agreement reached on rules and procedures by the Afghan parties in Doha, which came about after months of negotiations. After decades of war, the Afghan

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