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Can Pakistan lose Masood Azhar but win this lawfare?

Hassan Aslam Shad | In what appeared to be a Mayday call for Pakistan, India’s relentless diplomatic push to designate Masood Azhar a global terrorist...

Understanding geopolitical environment before Pulwama attack – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja | Pulwama suicide attack on February 14, 2019, was the biggest militant attack in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) killing 44 CRPF soldiers....

“Pakistan’s Counsel Qureshi’s Argument before the International Court of Justice in Kulbhashan Case” –...

GVS News Desk | GVS produces this, transcript of Pakistan’s Counsel, QC Khawar Qureshi’s submission before International Court of Justice (ICJ) Hague, on Tuesday, 19th...

“Indian Counsel Salve’s Argument before the International Court of Justice in Kulbhashan Case” –...

GVS News Desk | GVS produces this, transcript of Indian’s Counsel, Harish Salve’s submission before International Court of Justice (ICJ) Hague, on Monday, 18th Feb...

Brexit and its fallout effects

Asif Haroon Raja | On June 23, 2016, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit believing that migrants are eating away...

Indian first strike option

 Air Cdre Jamal Hussain | Ever since Pakistan achieved strategic parity in the military balance of power with India following the nuclearization of the two...

ICC Award against PCB: A failure to interpret English Law of contract?

Hassan Aslam Shad | Pakistan and India never shy away from trading barbs or from taking their disputes to newer battlegrounds. This time around, the...

Apparent breakthrough in Afghan peace talks

Asif Haroon Raja | By the time Barak Obama completed his second term in office, the tenacious battle between the ISAF-ANSF and the Taliban...

What is Hybrid Warfare: A detailed analysis

Zeeshan Muneer | This excerpt has been taken from the thesis of the writer titled "Challenges posed by Hybrid Warfare to International Humanitarian Law". Our contemporary...

India’s endorsement of US led regional order

Bhakhtawar Liaquat | Introduction Lord Palmerston of great Brittan said that ‘there is no permanent friends and permanent foe in international relations but only permanent interest’...

Afghanistan: The graveyard of US Empire

Asif Haroon Raja | Pakistan-US Relationship Pakistan was the darling of USA in the 1950s and to some extent in early 1960s since it was part...

US ready for talks with Taliban – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja | 17 years have gone by but so far there are little prospects for the longest war in Afghanistan to come to...

Performance of PTI regime in its infancy – Part I – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja | Midway in his second tenure, Nawaz Sharif (NS) was toppled by Gen Musharraf (Mush) in a military coup on October 12,...

Performance of PTI regime in its infancy – Part II – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja | Imran Khan (IK) has leadership qualities, has charisma, is populous, has no corruption scandal or foreign assets, he is adept in...

Visit of bullies to Pakistan – Asif Haroon Raja

Asif Haroon Raja | Bullying is the hallmark of the US foreign policy. The bullying tools employed to achieve foreign policy goals are threats, coercion,...

Challenge for the New Government; Constraining its Capacity to Finance – Inadequate Human Resources...

Dr. Kalsoom Sumra | The rising income inequalities, regional disparities and gender inequalities vindicate a longstanding demand by the new government to localize the 2030...

The War in Afghanistan: Curtains without Climax

Adnan Qaiser | Afghanistan has stayed less a homogenous state and more a montage of feuding ethnicities and warring tribes bound by strings of self-interest...

It’s Imran Khan’s turn in the barrel

Asif Haroon Raja | The voters went to the allocated polling stations early in the morning of July 25 to take part in the 13th...

A rebuttal to Robert L. Grenier piece titled “Afghanistan: The cornerstone of US-Pakistan mistrust?”

Shaukat Qadir | Introduction My brother, a historian, has drummed into me, that those who refer to Afghanistan as ‘unconquerable’ are, either unaware of history...

PTM: A Pashtun Spring..?

Murtaza Shibli | Manzoor Pashteen swears by his commitment and dedication to the cause of Pashtuns who have become victims of an endless war. In...

What made Senate Elections ‘controversial’?

Asif Haroon Raja | The March 3 Senate elections seem to be the most controversial elections in the 45-year-old history of the upper house of...

New initiatives required to enhance Pakistan’s economic diplomacy

News Desk | GVS sat down with Mr. Haroon Sharif to discuss the issue of Pakistan’s inclusion in FATF greylist and its economic performance under the...

No respite in US aggression against Pakistan

Asif Haroon Raja | George Bush threatened General Musharraf that Pakistan will be pushed into the Stone Age if he didn't accept the US’s seven...

China set to block cryptocurrency trading

AFP | China plans to stamp out all remaining cryptocurrency trading in the country by blocking access to overseas-based websites and removing related applications from...

Using nepotism in the pursuit of ‘Power’

Shiffa Yousafzai | Suo motu action taken by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and his summon spree in the last few...
Afghanistan’s Managed Chaos: US Strategic Regional Designs

Afghanistan’s Managed Chaos: US Strategic Regional Designs

Adnan Qaiser | Winston Churchill held the view that Americans can be trusted to do the right thing; only after having exhausted all other alternatives....

Ex-senator’s claims against Pakistan highlight US hypocrisy

Jamal Hussain | Larry Pressler, the former three time US senator from South Dakota was in the news recently, painting nuclear Pakistan as a threat...

Indian Democracy at Crossroads

Sanjay Kumar | Inaugurating a newly built dam in 1954, India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru christened it as the “temple of modern India”. Nehru,...

Pak media polarized? It’s just business, nothing personal!

Shiffa Yousafzai | Many will agree with me that perhaps the biggest problem with Pakistani media today is its sharply polarized nature. The split between...
America’s Waterloo: ‘Scapegoating’ Pakistan for Failures in Afghanistan

America’s Waterloo: ‘Scapegoating’ Pakistan for Failures in Afghanistan

Adnan Qaiser | French statesman, Georges Clemenceau had notably observed, “War is too important to be left to the generals.” Since no general ever happily...

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