Category Archives: Pakistan

On the occasion of Yome Takbeer, Rabita Forum International organized a seminar Nuclear Deterrence & Security Stability in South Asia

On 25 May 2019 Vice Admiral Arifullah Hussaini, Prof. Dr. Shaeshta Tabbasum , Prof. Shujaat Hussain , Imteiaz Faran and Nusrat Mirza spoke on the topic. Vice Admiral® Arifullah Hussaini was of the opinion that full spectrum of deterrence is

Nuclear deterrence in South Asia

Dr. Shaista Tabassum  Professor & Chairperson,  Department of International Relations,University of Karachi,Pakistan. In South Asia the deterrence is actually the equilibrium working as a promise for peace and stability of the region. The nuclear weapons are an irrefutable truth of

Fresh IMF deal a ‘political blow’ to Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Pakistan has secured a multibillion-dollar bailout package from the IMF in a desperate attempt to get out of a crippling economic situation. But the road to strengthen the nation’s finances is tough. After months of difficult negotiations, Islamabad and the

Weaponized finance

By Dr. Farrukh Saleem The US Department of Treasury now has a definite  -and defined  role in “advancing US national security interests.” Ian Bremmer, the founder of Eurasia Group, asserts that “instead of fighting countries militarily, the US can now

The figurehead Prime Minister

By Khurram Husain How the mighty have fallen! Just as we were all being told that it is too soon to expect results, that the whole thing of turning the country around and breaking decades of bad governance and undoing

Trump Unveils “Warsaw Plan”

By General Mirza Aslam Beg Former COAS, Pakistan Army President Trump is building-up his strategic naval forces, in the Gulf Region, NOT to fight the ‘naval superiority battle’ of the deep seas, but to apply “Shock and Awe” therapy on

Centre for aerospace power studies

Continued from page 26 (previous issue (May 2019) Another so-called surgical strike could help arrest the rapidly deteriorating popularity of Modi and his party the BJP, which very likely could lead to a major debacle in the coming general elections

Seminar on Pakistan’s Quest for South Asian Reconciliation

A Seminar was organized by Rabita Forum International on 30th April2019. Ambassador Najmuddin Shaikh, Former Foreign Secretary Government of Pakistan presided while Mr. Nusrat Mirza Chairman Rabita Forum International, Prof. Dr.  Tanweer Khalid, Prof. Dr. Huma Baqai and Ambassador Hasan

Trump & Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan might have just ruined Iran – India Relations

By Andrew Korybko The American and Pakistani leaders independently took two very important and uncoordinated moves at almost the exact same time that might coincidentally have the same effect of ruining Iranian-Indian relations. Iranian-Indian relations might be about to enter

What does Pakistan need to close its air defense gaps?

By Usman Ansari The most recent military standoff between India and Pakistan has exposed longstanding gaps in the latter’s defenses that now appear to be receiving renewed attention. Pakistan reportedly deployed medium-range LY-80/HQ-16 air defense systems in Kashmir to deter