Rabita Forum International Organized a seminar titled Security of Pakistan: Sacrifices of Civilians and Armed Forces

at Regent Plaza on 25th September 2018 In this seminar, Lt. General(R) Moinuddin Haider, Vice Admiral(R) Asif Humayun. Commodore (R) Syed Obaidullah, Professor Adnan Farooqi, Muhammad Ayaz, Waleed A. Khattak and Chairman More »

Pakistan – Russia strategic ties Efficacy over regional confrontation

By Muhammad Javed Siddique  The Asian region has nice political, military, economic and geostrategic implications for the remainder of the world. Modern challenges have influenced the international order, usually when the cold More »

Nuclear Security and Pakistan

By Waleed A Rehman Khattak In the Atomic age, where nuclear power is being used for military and peaceful purposes, there is no foolproof security system in the world which can prevent More »

Profiling Nasr and Prahaar

By Brig. Zahir Ul Haider Kazmi This part is a collection of declared specifications and assessments made on Nasr and Prahaar ballistic missile systems. A technical and technological assessment of these systems More »

Doongar Singh  A Pakistani Brigadier looks back to an Indian JCO

By Brigadier (R) Mehboob Qadir It was Mid 1972. We had just arrived in Ranchi from Agra, badly shaken and bruised, after a fateful train journey, during which we lost a fellow More »

 

US medals

By Nisar Ul Haq The Afghan war has become the longest and the costliest war in the US history, with no end in sight. Therefore, its easy for the US government to blame Pakistan being the front-line state. Pakistan with

I am part of the resistance inside the Trump administration

I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations. The Times is taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous Op-Ed essay. We have done so at

China expands its control in South China Sea

By Brahma Chellaney As China consolidates its hold in South China Sea and wields its military, economic and diplomatic leverage, smaller countries see no credible option but to work with Beijing, even if that means furthering Chinese objectives. Manila, for

China and Russia have set a nuclear collision course with the US

By Gordon G. Chang China, the New York Times reported last week, “can now challenge American military supremacy in the places that matter most to it: the waters around Taiwan and in the disputed South China Sea.” Therefore, Beijing can,

The death toll for Afghan forces is secret Here’s why

By Rod Nordland Taliban insurgents killed so many Afghan security forces in 2016, an average of 22 a day, that by the following year the Afghan and American governments decided to keep battlefield death tolls secret. It’s much worse now.

Seeking a managed exit A year after US President unveiled his new Afghanistan policy, the stalemate continues

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani was in New Delhi on September 19 for a day-long working visit. A short press release indicates the low-key nature of the visit. The reason is simple the growing sense of uncertainty that prevails. Presumably, Prime

The Russian footprint in Afghanistan

By Ishaq Ahmed Russian engagement and involvement in Afghanistan is not a new development. Previously from regime influence to invasion and currently pursuing its regional security objectives, the Russians have always been deeply involved in Afghan affairs. Their engagement with

The Taliban’s fight for hearts and minds

The militants’ new strategy is to out-govern the US-backed administration in Kabuland it’s working  By Ashley Jackson  But a closer look at Charkh reveals a divergence from what one may expect of an average Afghan district. Administrators there are widely seen

Burma’s crimes go unpunished

By Eric S. Margolis As the genocidal horrors in Myanmar unfold, I am kicking myself for having risked my skin to go see then sainted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. This event occurred in Rangoon (now Yangon) in 1996 when

Pakistan – Russia strategic ties Efficacy over regional confrontation

By Muhammad Javed Siddique  The Asian region has nice political, military, economic and geostrategic implications for the remainder of the world. Modern challenges have influenced the international order, usually when the cold war and particularly in past few years within