Debunking Bloomberg: Biden’s Afghan withdrawal isn’t a blow to China

Bloomberg published an op-ed last week provocatively claiming that “Biden's Afghanistan Withdrawal Is A Blow To China”. Opinion columnist Bobby Ghosh argues that the...

SAPM – more than a buzzword?

SAPM is a buzzword in today’s local political scenario – often, there is a news flash around it; more names are added to this...

Rise of religious parties: blind love or hybrid war?

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”- Friedrich NietzscheLove is considered to be the most...

Robotic kill: coming soon to an autonomous battlefield

The history of war is as old as the history of human survival on planet earth. Every era brought new technologies and thus, maximized...

Exposing the unreliable alliance between India and US as they take on China

India and the United States have recently initiated an onslaught of a series of bilateral defense agreements to demonstrate that the two countries are...

Miracle of Han River: the economic success of South Korea

Korean Peninsula remained under the control of Japan from 1910 to 1945 for more than thirty-five years due to Japan's military and economic dominance...

US-China exposing the myth of Thucydides’ Trap

Wars end in ceasefires, “grand concerts’, and realizations that they were avoidable, that they were cumulative upshot of reciprocal stupidities of belligerents. The Post-World...

Is the US being unfair towards Pakistan?

Pakistan possesses an advantage in South Asia given its geo-strategic location and no matter how hard different lobbies working against Pakistan try, it just...

India’s Naxalite Movement: how did it begin, and will it ever end?

Early April, there was a pitched battle between a Naxalite (or Maoist) group (called “rebels” by the Indian government) and government forces of over...

The French dilemma and its implications for Pakistan’s foreign policy

Sovereignty bestowed to the nation-states was to make sure the political, religious, and social stability remains against each other. The difference in the identities...

Yemen peace plan: how to end the world’s worst humanitarian crisis

In January 2015, Houthis backed by Iran, ousted pro-Saudi president Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, formed a ruling council, and began to rule Yemen from Sana....

Here’s a list of the US’ top failures in Afghanistan

US President Biden's announcement that his country will initiate its full withdrawal from Afghanistan on 1 May and complete it by the twentieth anniversary of the...