Monthly Archives: December 2016

How can we deal with Yemen’s Houthis ?

How can we deal with Yemen's Houthis ?

By Abdulrahman Al-Rashed Nearly two decades ago, a small group hailing from northern Yemen established relations with Iran, encouraged by the then President Ali Abdullah Saleh, as a part of a game of balance. The move was justified on the

Typhoon season in South China sea threatens India’s ‘act East’

Typhoon season in South China sea threatens India

The Chinese ships are no longer there for the past three days at the disputed Scarborough Shoal. There has been no announcement. The ships simply left. This could be the signpost of a new direction in China-Philippine ties following President

How to save US-Pakistan relations from the brink of disaster

How to save US-Pakistan relations

War between the United States and Pakistan is imminent, if one goes by the talk in DC at every other forum on the subject. There is a strange tendency in think-tank and policy circles to sensationalize US-Pakistan relations, at times

The problems are clearand easily solved

War between the United States and Pakistan is imminent, if one goes by the talk in DC at every other forum on the subject. There is a strange tendency in think-tank and policy circles to sensationalize U.S.-Pakistan relations, at times

Solidifying India-Israel relations with miltech quid pro quo; 1982 Indo-Israeli plans for Kahuta strike

By Bharat Karnad The Israeli President Reuven Rivlin begins his six-day trip to India today the first by the Israeli head of state. This is a lead-up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s long awaited state visit in January 2017 to

India’s recent moves are bound to provoke China

By Prem Shankar Jha The longer Prime Minister Modi governs the nation the more does it become apparent that he is heeding no advice from anyone in his government but himself. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the changes

My Views on Review

By Shafique Ahmed Shafique Book Name : Dopahria Dhoop Kay Sang Author : Anita Desai Traslator : Qaiser Saleem It is generally considered that translation works make second grade effort. To some extent, it may be so, but the fact

Brief News International

Bound hand & foot, nuclear-wise in Tokyo and the cost of delaying Brahmos to Vietnam by: Bharat Karnad:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is Tokyo-bound, there to sign a nuclear cooperation deal along the lines of a similar deal in 2008

SUMMARIZED NEWS

Attack on Shah Nooranishrine in Balochistan’s 54 killed, 110 injured ASBELA (Dunya News) Reportedly, large number of children and women were present in the shrine when a bomb went off.  Initial probe reveals that the attack was carried out by

SUMMARIZED NEWS

PM, COAS inspect military exercise Raad ul Burq 16 Nov, 2016:- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif arrived in Khairpur Tamiwali near the border with India to witness The ongoing military exercise Raad