Abdul Shakoor Shah

14 POSTS
The write is an English professor and a freelance columnist

AJK Elections 2021- What does Kashmir demand?

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” M.L. King. If we judge ourselves on this quote, most...

Op-ed: External Threats to National Stability

Pakistan can be called an open region of interests for external factors involved in national instability. 9/11 reshaped the global dynamics and war on...

Op-ed: China can’t make up its mind about its policies on Kashmir

Kashmir with its 86000 square miles area, a population of 13 million people, located in the Himalayas, and the origin of several rivers is...

Op-ed: the India-Israel nexus and its implications for Pakistan

The India-Israel nexus has never been a mystery, but at present, it is posing a serious threat to regional and national security. The Indian...

Op-ed: Can a new regional strategic bloc counter US influence in South Asia?

The US-China hostility has put South Asia's security, peace, and stability at stake. China-India confrontation backed by the US is endangering the regional balance...

Op-ed: The Future of Pakistan-US Transactional Relations

More than 70 years long Pakistan-US alliance in various fields is being reengineered by both the allies. The integral role of Pakistan against Soviet,...

Will stabilising Afghanistan promise regional influence to both Russia and China?

As the great powers deepen their presence in South Asia, all eyes are on Afghanistan. The two major powers are Russia and China. Both...

Great power rivalry: Should Iran choose China, Pakistan over India, US?

The three regional giants, Pak-China, and Iran with the three regional zones, South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East have a pivotal role...

LoC residents pay price for bloody Hindu supremacist agenda

Life at Line of Control (LoC) is devastating. The number of ceasefire violations in Azad Kashmir has augmented in recent years, and even more...

Growing US-India ties call for a new regional bloc in South Asia

US-India ties The end of the Cold War has put the smaller South Asian nations back on the US' radar.  The US-India civil nuclear agreement...

Will Gilgit Baltistan elections reshape Pakistani politics?

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying wrong remedies. Gilgit Baltistan (GB) elections are going...

Pakistan’s air is not safe anymore

Nobody is safe from air pollution. 9 out of 10 people on the planet are now breathing polluted air. Globally, it is causing about...

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