Unusual Stint at PMA

His beginnings in the army were not very propitious. His difficulty sprouted from the beard he sported which, especially an untrimmed one of the ‘suchi’ definition, was not as common as it More »

Can’t get an F-35? Could Pakistan’s JF – 17 be the next great Fighter Jet?

Key point: The JF-17 lacks stealth By Sebastien Roblin in the 2019 Paris Air Show, Pakistan its lightweight JF-17 Thunder jet fighter it began building a decade ago in conjunction with China. More »

Water scarcity and the India – Pakistan Indus Water Treaty

Emily Hawthorne: I’m Emily Hawthorne, a Middle East and North Africa Analyst at Stratfor, and this podcast is brought to you by Stratfor Worldview, the world’s leading geopolitical intelligence platform. Individual team More »

Dr. Shireen Mazari for holistic approach towards controlling nuclear arms

Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari Friday underlined the need for exhibiting holistic approach at international level towards controlling arms, urging the member states of Nuclear Non-Proliferation-Treaty (NPT) to abide by More »

How World Bank arbitrators mugged Pakistan

Thanks to the World Bank’s flawed and corrupt investment arbitration process, the rich are making a fortune at the expense of poor countries. The latest shakedown is a $5.9 billion award against More »

 

Managed Instability Iran, the Taliban, and Afghanistan

Iran’s support for the Taliban is an effective way of retaliating against the United States, but there’s more to it By Interaction Desk On October 23, the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC) imposed sanctions on two Iranian Quds Force officers

Why SA, UAE ignored Pakistan to build strong ties with India?

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have talked about setting up a refinery plant worth at least $ 70 billion in India. The giant oil and petrochemicals refinery project will be built jointly by Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi

Who stands to gain from unrest in Iran?

I once had an animated conversation with the Middle East correspondent of a leading Indian newspaper regarding the resilience of the Iranian political system. The year was 2001. The conversation took place in the backdrop of mass protests and clashes

Kashmir – Right to self – determination is the way forward

Partition of British India and Kashmir’s accession By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai In 1947, Great Britain partitioned its South Asian colony India, into two new independent countries: ‘Hindu’ India and ‘Muslim’ Pakistan. The status of the colonies 565 princely states

Unusual Stint at PMA

His beginnings in the army were not very propitious. His difficulty sprouted from the beard he sported which, especially an untrimmed one of the ‘suchi’ definition, was not as common as it is today. When he refused to part with

Can’t get an F-35? Could Pakistan’s JF – 17 be the next great Fighter Jet?

Key point: The JF-17 lacks stealth By Sebastien Roblin in the 2019 Paris Air Show, Pakistan its lightweight JF-17 Thunder jet fighter it began building a decade ago in conjunction with China. You can see the seven-ton fighter performing maneuvers

Water scarcity and the India – Pakistan Indus Water Treaty

Emily Hawthorne: I’m Emily Hawthorne, a Middle East and North Africa Analyst at Stratfor, and this podcast is brought to you by Stratfor Worldview, the world’s leading geopolitical intelligence platform. Individual team and enterprise memberships are available at worldview.stratfor.com. Rebecca

Dr. Shireen Mazari for holistic approach towards controlling nuclear arms

Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari Friday underlined the need for exhibiting holistic approach at international level towards controlling arms, urging the member states of Nuclear Non-Proliferation-Treaty (NPT) to abide by the agreement in letter and spirit. “We need

How World Bank arbitrators mugged Pakistan

Thanks to the World Bank’s flawed and corrupt investment arbitration process, the rich are making a fortune at the expense of poor countries. The latest shakedown is a $5.9 billion award against Pakistan’s government in favor of two global mining

CPEC – How China furthers without any substantial help from Pakistan

China, under CPEC flagship, has been continuously working on basic infrastructures in Pakistan yet Pakistan’s bureaucracy fails at every step to facilitate the development. For how long, will China keep on supporting the burden? By Imtiaz Gul Under the CPEC,