The USSR’s failed attempts to ally with the West

Despite Franco-British declarations of war on Germany on 3 September 1939, the British and French governments hoped that their armies would not actually have...

AMAN Exercises 2021-Pakistan Navy investing in peace

The Indian Ocean is the new arena for geopolitical contestation between major powers. The US in its geopolitical contest with China has expanded the...

A cry for help; Yemen’s humanitarian crisis

Yemen witnesses a desperate humanitarian crisis. Ranging from mass casualties caused by aerial and ground conflicts between Houthis and Saudi led coalition forces to...

Right wing politics and the mayhem it caused in US

The US witnessed one of the tumultuous transitions of power as the republicans shook the very roots of a model democracy in the US...

The Digital Dilemma: Does Pakistan need Social Media to Remain Relevant in the Global Economy?

“Do not quote Wikipedia whilst doing research” were the words of my professor at Cambridge who taught us an essential course on Strategy. He...

Myanmar: Exploiting lessons learnt in the Middle East

Demonstrating for the third week their determination to force the country’s military to return to its barracks, protesters in Myanmar appear to be learning...

Pakistan media: is it destroying youth potential?

Pakistani media is often criticized for the kind of content they show on television, but there are many aspects of media that we don’t...

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...

Turkey signals sweeping regional ambitions

A nationalist Turkish television station with close ties to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dug up a 12-year-old map that projects Turkey’s sphere of influence in...

Role of DNA Evidence in rape cases

The virus of rape has turned itself into an epidemic. This can be observed from the available statistics. There are at least 11 rape...

Saudi schoolbooks and Recontextualizing Islam

Two decades of snail pace revisions of Saudi schoolbooks aimed at removing supremacist references to Jews, Christians, and Shiites suggest a willingness to delete...

Biden Administration and Future of Arms Control

The world is looking at President Biden with the hope that he would put an end to Trump’s isolationist and disruptive approach to domestic...