Monthly Archives: May 2021

K –2: A State of the Art Nuclear Power Plant starts Operations


by Mirza Kashif Baig Pakistan became a Nuclear power almost 23 years ago and Pakistan’s nuclear program is focused on the safe and secure usage of nuclear power with particular emphasis on the peaceful usage of Nuclear energy to address

Biden’s Initiatives in the South Asian Region


By General Mirza Aslam Beg President Biden’s initiatives are focussed mainly on four of our immediate neighbours: China, Afghanistan, Iran and India. India, as the strategic partner of USA will be acting as the proxy to his designs. These developments

Is China an alternative super power for the Muslim World?


Due to the West’s anti-Islamic policies, Muslim countries in the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa are turning to China for mutual benefits through trade and investment By Abdul Shakoor Shah The Arabic saying goes “seek knowledge, even if it

What did 20 years of western intervention in Afghanistan achieve?


Ruination Britain’s justifications for invading were having influence and deterring terror They are just neo-imperialist platitudes By Simon Jenkins The longest, most pointless and unsuccessful war that Britain has fought in the past 70 years its intervention in Afghanistan is

Afghanistan became the graveyard of American hubris


By Ishaan Tharoor There’s power in cliches, even if they may not always be true. In recent years, myriad commentators have invoked the old saw about Afghanistan as a “graveyard of empires,” a land where the designs of mighty powers

Chronicle of the unavailing Afghan war


By M. K. Bhadrakumar One missing part in US President Joe Biden’s remarks Wednesday announcing troop withdrawal from Afghanistan was that he didn’t order a commission of inquiry into the disastrous military invasion of 2001. It’s an intriguing lapse, as

How can Pakistan, Russia and China jointly stabilise West Asia?


Pakistan and Russia are both pursuing “balancing” strategies that emphasise connectivity-driven “economic diplomacy” By Andrew Korybko The prestigious Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a webinar on Monday with Pakistan’s Strategic Vision Institute (SVI) titled “Russia-Pakistan cooperation: regional interests and

Pakistan to become 23rd biggest economy by 2040


US intelligence report Most populous countries in Asia are positioned to be among world’s largest economies, says Global Trends report By Zain Ul Abideen Siddiqui Pakistan is set to become the world’s 23rd biggest economy by 2040 based on its

Fifth Generation warfare & Challenges to Pakistan


Perception of Balochistan Research/Interview Questions 1.What type of threats Pakistan is facing due to fifth generation warfare? Ans. Primarily, non-kinetic. It comprises, demoralizing propaganda, psychological warfare against the vital pivots of the nation, judiciary, army, competence of Govt and exaggerated

Growing Pak-Lanka relations, all thanks to India


By Syed Zain Jaffery Pakistan and Sri Lanka have always been reliable allies with their historic relations regardless of geographical and religious constraints. This equation of reliance and relationship further advanced during the recent visit of Imran Khan, PM of