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“If the adversary feels that you are unpredictable, even rash, he will be deterred from pressing you too far. The odds that he will fold increase greatly, and the unpredictable […]

Pakistan has a valid viewpoint regarding its Tiny Nukes

“If the adversary feels that you are unpredictable, even rash, he will be deterred from pressing you too far. The odds that he will fold increase greatly, and the unpredictable […]

Since the beginning of the year, the world economy has faced a new bout of severe financial market volatility, marked by sharply falling prices for equities and other risky assets. […]

Welcome to the New Abnormal for growth, inflation and monetary policies

Since the beginning of the year, the world economy has faced a new bout of severe financial market volatility, marked by sharply falling prices for equities and other risky assets. […]

After taking a hiatus it seems that the Pak-Phobes lobby (PP for short) [1] at the Huffington Post is at it again. Once again they’ve launched the comical Malik Siraj […]

Lord of the ‘fellowships’; Malik Siraj Akbar

After taking a hiatus it seems that the Pak-Phobes lobby (PP for short) [1] at the Huffington Post is at it again. Once again they’ve launched the comical Malik Siraj […]

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Ukraine’s fledgling democracy edged closer to dismembering itself this week, as one of the most reform-minded members of the government stepped down. In his resignation letter, Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavičius accused […]

Ukraine – Time is running out

Ukraine’s fledgling democracy edged closer to dismembering itself this week, as one of the most reform-minded members of the government stepped down. In his resignation letter, Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavičius accused […]

MAULANA Abdul Aziz of the Lal Masjid is seldom away from controversy. In a video message posted on social media last month, the cleric accused a senior ISI official belonging […]

Maulana Aziz; Above the law

MAULANA Abdul Aziz of the Lal Masjid is seldom away from controversy. In a video message posted on social media last month, the cleric accused a senior ISI official belonging […]

The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defence official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger […]

Will USA and India conduct joint patrols in South China Sea?

The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defence official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger […]

A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant […]

Turkish flight was the actual target of Somalia plane bomber

A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant […]

Russia’s airstrikes on Aleppo, Syria, have killed hundreds and sent a fresh wave of tens of thousands of civilians north to the border with Turkey. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says […]

Russia’s Syria campaign continues, West remains a bystander

Russia’s airstrikes on Aleppo, Syria, have killed hundreds and sent a fresh wave of tens of thousands of civilians north to the border with Turkey. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says […]

The rivalry between Islamic State and Al Qaeda is a well-known fact. Several times in the recent past, Islamic State has openly criticised Al Qaeda and its chief Ayman Al […]

India’s jihadi groups – dividing or multiplying?

The rivalry between Islamic State and Al Qaeda is a well-known fact. Several times in the recent past, Islamic State has openly criticised Al Qaeda and its chief Ayman Al […]

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The imposition of President’s Rule in the north-eastern State of Arunachal Pradesh has been challenged in court. The situation in Arunachal raises troubling questions about India’s federalism and the office […]

India Institutional conflict – Case of Arunachal Pradesh

The imposition of President’s Rule in the north-eastern State of Arunachal Pradesh has been challenged in court. The situation in Arunachal raises troubling questions about India’s federalism and the office […]

And how to counter it After every militant attack on Pakistan by non-state actors, which kills innocent people, especially our kids, people anxiously look towards their guardians for the solution […]

Nullifying the militant narrative

And how to counter it After every militant attack on Pakistan by non-state actors, which kills innocent people, especially our kids, people anxiously look towards their guardians for the solution […]

The threat of global terrorism is at an all-time high, and increased global instability has intensified the risk of nuclear terrorism. Without an international effort, the risk of a terrorist […]

Need for International Standard to counter Nuclear Terrorism

The threat of global terrorism is at an all-time high, and increased global instability has intensified the risk of nuclear terrorism. Without an international effort, the risk of a terrorist […]

By Salma Malik The tragic overhang of the army school massacre was the inheritance 2015 carried from the previous year. However, the silver lining to this dark macabre cloud was not […]

IPCS Forecast 2016 for Pakistan

By Salma Malik The tragic overhang of the army school massacre was the inheritance 2015 carried from the previous year. However, the silver lining to this dark macabre cloud was not […]

The humanitarian catastrophe that has brought more than a million refugees to Europe over the past year is not just a European crisis. The American public has remained detached from […]

America has to accept the responsibility of Afghan crisis

The humanitarian catastrophe that has brought more than a million refugees to Europe over the past year is not just a European crisis. The American public has remained detached from […]

Russian tanks could be in Tallinn or Riga within 60 hours a Rand Corporation report warns Nato cannot defend its eastern members and Russian tanks could be in the Baltic […]

Russia too big for NATO, Europe realizes

Russian tanks could be in Tallinn or Riga within 60 hours a Rand Corporation report warns Nato cannot defend its eastern members and Russian tanks could be in the Baltic […]