USA Military Aid to Pakistan – Recent Developments

Pakistan’s geographical location and borders sharing with states like India, Afghanistan and Iran made it impossible to achieve peace without weapons and military advancement. Pakistan has always been under constant threat of being attacked directly or circuitously. We are witness to all the attempts of subverting Pakistan from within and...

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Religious Extremism: Lynching against Minorities

The minority question has been controversial in India. With the success of Hindu nationalist Bhatrtya Janata Party and other extremist religious groups, atrocities against minorities in general and Muslims in particular have increased. BJP, Shiv Sena and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) are thriving with an agenda of turning Indian secular...

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A Fresh Start – Pak-USA Relations

By Zara Qurban Pakistan and USA relationships have been nothing but a series of roller-coaster rides, there were fluctuations and vacillation. Currently, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is at the White House where he was given warm welcome by the USA President Trump and both the leaders shook hands. PM of...

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Cancellation of Talks: An Indian Mantra

By Waheed Ali This is not the first time when India has cancelled her talks with Pakistan. Cancellation of talks is a repeated mantra of arrogant Indian governments. If looked at history, there are several such examples available when India has denied the political solution of the existing bilateral issues....

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MEDIA AND NATIONAL SECURITY

By Ali Javed Since the end of the Cold war, national security is no longer seen in the confined connotations of military security, matters of sovereignty and territorial integrity. It has become a wider concept that involves economic, political, social, and environmental and cyber threats. Use of hard power has...

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Water Crisis and Water Security in Pakistan

By Sadiqa Noreen According to the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), Pakistan is 17th on the list of countries facing water crises which means the current situation is prone to deterioration if immediate actions are not taken. The report also says that the country will run out...

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Fencing the Durand Line

By Juma Khan Sufi Under normal circumstances, fencing border with a normal neighbour is not a friendly act.  India has fenced its border from Kashmir all along to the Runn of Kutch in the Indian Ocean, because it has illegally occupied Kashmir at the dent of force violating the partition...

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UN Security Council concerned as bombing continues in Syria

While the carnage continued in Syria, with Russian-backed Syrian government forces killing at least 45 people in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta, the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday expressed concern over the country’s humanitarian situation and renewed calls for the implementation of a nationwide ceasefire. The sitting president of the body for...

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