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

  0 comments   |     by IKRAM SEHGAL

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

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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

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

  0 comments   |     by Kamran Yousaf

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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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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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