Monthly Archives: April 2016

Congressional report on Pakistani Nukes

US expresses concern over Pakistan's nuclear and missile programmes

By Sameer Ali Khan American Congressional Research Service released an important report on Pakistan’s nuclear weapons on January 14th, 2016. Besides other aspects, the report narrates Pakistan’s rationale behind acquisition of nuclear weapons, reasons for growth in country’s nuclear arsenal,

China Defends Paracel Islands

China Defends Paracel Islands

Report China’s apparent decision to deploy Russian-made surface-to-air missiles in the Paracel Islands has increased regional tensions in the disputed South China Sea, coveted for its potential oil and gas resources. The focus this time is on Woody Island, the

Saudis stop the oil flood or else

Saudis stop the oil flood or else

By Eric Margolis One night in his tent in Tripoli, Libya, Col. Muammar Khadafi told me, “the Saudis are a very rich family hiding behind high walls, terrified their neighbors will come and steal their wealth.” He was right. The

How Syrian children are turned into the next generation of ISIS fighters

How Syrian children are turned into the next generation of Isis fighters

By Rachel Bryson In order to take examinations, at least 20 per cent of children in Syria have to cross active conflict zones. But prior to the civil war, attendance rates were more than 90 per cent Prior to the

What corruption indexes don’t tell us about Afghanistan

corruption in afghanistan

By Helena Malikyar Three global watchdog reports came out last week highlighting Afghanistan’s scornful predicament in 2015. Their findings reveal a rise in corruption and human rights violations and a consistent failure in political freedom and civil liberties. Transparency International’s

Balochistan is part of Pakistan

Balochistan is part of Pakistan

By Agha Gul I agree with you so far as US administration’s vision and strategy goes. Having strategic mobility, the US ends up being every country’s neighbour, hence the effects, good or adverse. Mulla Omar in all probability must be

Pakistan is entitled to be member of Nuclear Supply Group

Pakistan is entitled to be member of Nuclear Supply Group

Pakistan’s nuclear program has always been the discussion of the western world. It has often been criticized on the assumption that Pakistan’s nuclear program is not secure. Many have formulated farfetched theories revolving around the risk of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal