Pakistan: Multiple challenges and way forward

Roundtable Conference on Yom e Pakistan Wednesday the 20th March 2019 at Regent Plaza Hotel Karachi Chief Guest: Gen. ® Moinuddin Haider Former Governor Sindh Speakers: Nusrat Mirza,  Vice Admiral Asaf Humayun, More »

Pakistan’s Military reaches out to India

By Kamal Alam Senior Pakistani officers, led by Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, realise that the way to peace and prosperity is through military cooperation with India. Will New More »

Razor’s edge

By Zamir Akram Last month an attack by a lone Kashmiri on an Indian military convoy to avenge the abuse suffered at the hands of Indian security forces almost started a war More »

A confident Pakistan Army recalibrates the country’s regional policies

By Kamal Alam Pakistan’s military is playing a significant role in assisting the country’s prime minister in the conduct of foreign and security policies, and usually with the objective of scaling down More »

Kick – starting the Karakoram Highway

By Major General Syed Ali Hamid Many of us know about the role of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in the construction of the Karakoram Highway (KKH). But I am sure More »

 

Pakistan: Multiple challenges and way forward

Roundtable Conference on Yom e Pakistan Wednesday the 20th March 2019 at Regent Plaza Hotel Karachi Chief Guest: Gen. ® Moinuddin Haider Former Governor Sindh Speakers: Nusrat Mirza,  Vice Admiral Asaf Humayun, Commodore Obaidullah, Ambassador® Hassan Habib, Prof. Sema Naaz

Russia says it’s going to arm a submarine with 6 nuclear ‘doomsday’ devices

By Alex Lockie Russia built an underwater nuclear torpedo with a massive warhead designed to cause tsunamis and devastate entire continents. Russia said it will arm one of its most mysterious subs with up to six of these devices by

Moscow threatens to SINK foreign ships

Using Arctic sea route that links Atlantic to the Pacific unless it is given 45 days’ notice of voyages and vessels take a Russian pilot on board Russia threatened they would hit cargo ships unless they follow new rules Kremlin

The ISIS Enigma

By General Mirza Aslam Beg In today’s New York Times, the leading article is captioned: “Caliphate is Gone, but ISIS is Not”. The ISIS is the phenomenon which emerged fourteen hundred years ago, by the name of Khowarjis, when the

Rohingya Refugees UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over Rohingya relocation plan

By Joshua Carroll Island chosen to house 23,000 refugees may not be ‘truly habitable’, UN’s special rapporteur on Myanmar warns. Bangladesh risks creating a “new crisis” for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead next month with plans to relocate 23,000

‘Solution to Kashmir problem is political, not military,’ ex-Navy chief tells president

By Scroll Staff Admiral Laxminarayan Ramdas said no amount of force as part of the avowedly ‘muscular’ Kashmir policy can quell the anger that Kashmiri youth are experiencing. Former Navy Chief Admiral Laxminarayan Ramdas has written to President Ram Nath

Construction of two new Iranian nuclear plants going well, atomic chief says

Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Organization, says work on $8.5-billion power station project ‘moving ahead in an excellent manner’ By Toi Staff Construction of two new nuclear plants in the southern Iranian city of Bushehr, home

Iran penetrates into US command center, picks up drones control

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh disclosed on Thursday that several US aircraft that were constantly flying over Syria and Iraq were under IRGC’s control and their first-hand intelligence was being monitored

Shouting hollow slogans will not improve India’s strength

By Li Qingqing As India’s general election will take place from April 11 to May 19, Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi used China to attack Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Not a word comes out of his mouth when China

After India loses dogfight to Pakistan, questions arise about its ‘vintage’ military

By Maria Abi-Habib It was an inauspicious moment for a military the United States is banking on to help keep an expanding China in check. An Indian Air Force pilot found himself in a dogfight last week with a warplane