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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile near Riyadh

Saudi Arabia says its air defense forces have intercepted a ballistic missile over Riyadh, fired from neighboring Yemen. State media said it was brought down...

Pyongyang does what it says: One more missile flies over Japan!

News Analysis | A day after threatening to sink Japan, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Friday....

India’s hysterical military stockpiling

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | India’ hysterical military stockpiling is alarming for the South Asian strategic environment. It made more than 10% of the global arms...

Is China using trade as leverage to control North Korea?

North Korea got the world’s attention – and President Donald Trump’s – when it said on July 4 that it had successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic...

North Korea latest test, will Trump be irrational?

Given that North Korea can already produce a nuclear weapon, it is vital to keep it from developing an intercontinental ballistic missile. On this...

Arms race in South Asia will continue thanks to new Indo-Israel...

Dr Zafar Jaspal | SINCE the mid-1980s, India has been importing missile technology for advancing its ballistic and cruise missile inventories. In addition, the dual-use space...

Will Iranian posturing through ballistic tests threaten an arms race in...

Iran’s attempt to solidify its defensive fence by testing ballistic missiles and conducting military exercises alarmed its Gulf neighbors, Israel and United States. The...

Pakistan’s Ababeel ballistic missile ensures strategic stability in South Asia

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | To remain sustainable and to increase longevity of the modern state necessitates perpetual contemplation for modern strategy, invention of the...

American NSA Flynn says we are “officially putting Iran on notice”

Donald Trump’s national Security advisor Michael Flynn, a retired Army general and former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, called Iran’s testing of a...

Pakistan and the Strategic Chessboard in 2017

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | The global strategic chessboard will remain complex in 2017 as the conversion in the global strategic environment continues. The transition in...

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Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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