Monthly Archives: October 2018

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 Rabita Forum International Mr. Nusrat Mirza shed light

‘It is an open war on police’ Fear spreads as families of J-K cops turn collateral


Militants abducted two more relatives of Jammu and Kashmir policemen on Friday taking the number to 11 within the last three days By Ashiq Hussain Alarm and despair spread among the Jammu and Kashmir policemen and their families after a

Getting caught in spider’s web


India doesn’t seem to have come away with much from the 2+2 dialogue With the inaugural session of the 2+2 US-Indian dialogue of foreign and defence ministers held in New Delhi last Thursday, the Modi government’s foreign policy has taken

‘Staggering forward – Modi and India’s global Ambition’ review


Foreign policy in a hurry An examination of India’s diplomacy finds it wanting on many counts, from Pakistan to tackling ‘blind-spots’ like the US and China Books on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy have one thing in common: they

India, Russia and the post – American century


India’s impending purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system has come to be the leitmotif of the “2+2” dialogue of the foreign and defence ministers of India and the United States due to take place in New Delhi on September

Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane off Syrian coast


President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria’s seacoast was the result of a series of tragic and chance circumstances. His comments appeared to somewhat defuse a possible crisis involving outside

Provocations have a history of escalating into war


Can War Be Avoided and the Planet Saved? By Paul Craig Roberts The Russian Government and President Putin are coming under pressure not from US sanctions, which are very good for Russia as they force Russia into independence, but from

The failure of perpetual war  against the Muslim World


US Foreign Policy, The failure of perpetual war against the Muslim World By Doug Bandow War has become the hallmark of America’s relations with the Muslim world. Every intervention seems to create more harm than good, triggering new military action

The last nuclear reactors under construction in the US are facing opposition


By Megan Geuss Two nuclear reactors are under construction at Vogtle’s nuclear power plant in Georgia, and they are a lonely pair in a stagnating US nuclear industry. Now, leaders of municipalities and utilities that are on the hook to

Toeing the American line


By Bharat Karnad The 2×2 talks between the Indian and United States foreign and defence ministers  Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman, and Mike Pompeo and James Mattis respectively  scheduled for September 6, will end in India’s capitulation if the Bharatiya