Category Archives: Pakistan

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

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 Delhi reciprocate? In a historic first last month,

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 between Pakistan and India  whose forces already confront

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 confrontations. Pakistan and India have just stepped back

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 that not many know that well before the

Israel’s fingerprints are all over India’s escalating conflict with Pakistan

By Robert Fisk When I heard the first news report, I assumed it was an Israeli air raid on Gaza. Or Syria. Airstrikes on a “terrorist camp” were the first words. A “command and control centre” destroyed, many “terrorists” killed.

Multiple Challenges of Pakistan and Way Forward

Prof. Dr. Uzma Shujaat Extremism Economy Education Population Growth Water shortage Pakistan is on the verge of an ecological disaster if authorities do not urgently address the looming water shortages. Estimates show that by 2025 the country will be facing

Pakistan may soon hit oil, gas jackpot

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday indicated that Pakistan was on the verge of hitting a kind of jackpot in the form of discovering a huge reserve of oil and gas. “Just pray that our hopes and expectations from the

Pakistan The global pivot state

By Andrew Korybko Pakistan’s promising economic potential, international connectivity capabilities, and unparalleled geostrategic location combine with its world-class military and proven diplomatic finesse over the decades to turn the South Asian country into the global pivot state of the 21stcentury.

Seminar On “Pakistan’s Economic and Security Challenges and Way Out”

13 February 2019 at Hotel Regent Plaza, Karachi Interaction Report Gen. (R) Ehsan-Ul-Haq, Nusrat Mirza Chairman, Air Comd. (R) Jamal Husain,Prof. Dr. Tanveer Khalid, Prof. Dr. Uzma Shujaat, Prof. Dr. Shahida wizarat, Prof. Dr. Shaeshta Tabassum, Prof. Dr. Riaz A