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The medical benefits of a development project like CPEC

News Analysis | On February 9, 2018, renowned Pakistani and Chinese medical experts reviewed progress made by the China-Pakistan Medical Corridor. This practice aimed at...

UAE condemns state sponsored terrorism after Modi’s visit

News Analysis | India’s Prime Minister Modi visited United Arab Emirates (UAE) on February 10, 2018 and after delegation-level talks between PM Modi and Crown...

Our Trump Card

Ikram Sehgal | Because of US sanctions economic assistance has been suspended before, military sales terminated, etc. Reacting to US President Donald Trump's New Year...

Maleeha Lodhi fires back at American UN ambassador’s hostile remarks

News Analysis | Maleeha Lodhi took a firm stance against the contentious remarks made by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations by...

7th Joint Cooperation Committee meeting on CPEC deepens trade relationship between...

Asia Maqsood | China and Pakistan have been working to promote the construction of the CPEC project through the sustenance of a Joint Cooperation Committee...

Russia to meet ISIS threat from Afghanistan

M K Bhadrakumar | Kulbhushan Jadhav and our “surgical strike 2.0” across the LOC kept the adrenaline flowing in recent days, but it is the regional conference on...

Has Trump’s ‘America First’ security strategy been successful?

AFP | President Donald Trump used the launch of his first National Security Strategy on Monday to laud the benefits of cooperation with Russia, a...

Trump signs a bill allocating $700 million under the coalition support fund

News Analysis | American President Donald Trump has signed a mammoth $700 billion defense bill to modernize and bolster US military might including the allocation of...

The benefits of joining Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan has been encountering devastating terrorism. The transnational terrorist organizations with the connivance of the neighbouring states intelligence agencies have...

Saudi-Emirati chest thumping proves that their alliance is a paper tiger

Andrew Korybko | An Emirati official called for the Saudi-led anti-terrorist coalition to bomb Al Jazeera. Dubai’s security chief Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan said that the...

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel

  Reuters with additional input from News Desk | President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of...

India watches Nepal elections with apprehension

News Analysis | Millions of Nepalese have voted in the first phase of the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, more than a decade after the...

Kurdish intentions to join Syrian Arab Army: secret deal against the US?

Sophie Mangal | According to Inside Syria Media Center military sources in Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Kurds will join the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) as “Northern Syria...

Why regional cooperation and stability is necessary for Pakistan

Abdul Rahim | Since 2002, President Karzai’s government and its international allies have made significant efforts to turn Afghanistan into a regional economic hub between...

How does the new US Defense Budget affect South Asia?

News Analysis | On Thursday, the US Congress passed the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2018 that allotted $700 billion for defense purposes. The NDAA...

Philippines to Singapore: Passing the baton of ASEAN chairmanship and challenges...

Jumel G. Estrañero | ASEAN has a new chairman after Philippines’s yearlong leadership – Singapore. ASEAN is getting there with systemic challenges underneath but...

Nuclear submarine impacts Russo-India ties?

News Analysis | An unparalleled dispute is emerging between Russia and India, with Moscow suspecting that New Delhi granted US Navy personnel access to INS...

Trump & Putin: A tale of two ‘lovebirds’

News Desk | Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin cannot resist each other. Both shook hands Saturday in Da Nang, Vietnam for the second time in...

No bear ‘hugs’ but Trump calls Xi Jinping “a very special...

Reuters | U.S. President Donald Trump called on China to do more to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and said bilateral trade had been...

Can football help end Gulf crisis?

James M. Dorsey | A target of massive Saudi investment, the Maldives severed diplomatic relations with Qatar hours after a Saudi-UAE-led alliance of largely financially...

Does Chabahar matter?

Imtiaz Gul | Is the dispatch of the first Indian wheat gift to Afghanistan via Chabahar only a massive public relations gimmick or is it part...

Pakistan trying to crack a fresh helicopter deal with the US!

News analysis| Pakistan is trying to crack a new deal to reacquire an unspecified number of helicopters to carry out anti-narcotics operations in FATA and Balochistan....

The dimensions of the Indo-US strategic relationship

Saleem Akhtar Malik| Conceived in 2009 as the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, the mechanism has been the primary forum to advance “shared objectives in regional security,...

A rare instance of cooperation between AJK & IOK governments

News Analysis | Both the governments of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Indian Occupied Kashmir came together in a seldom seen level of collaboration to...

A new arrangement between the US and Pakistan on drone operations?

News Analysis | Three drone strikes have reportedly been carried out in the Paktia province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, which according to reports have resulted...

China sends firearms to the Philippines!

Jumel G. Estrañero l The Chinese government on October 5 turned over 3,000 units of assault rifles as part of its continuing “military assistance gratis”...

Anti-terrorism strategic cooperation between U.S. and Philippines

Jumel G. Estrañero | It takes more than military alliances to execute a risky and challenging operation involving terrorists. Some 1,200 Filipino and US forces...

Drones & Jets for India and threats for Pakistan: The ‘new...

News Analysis | Mr. Mattis, US Defense Secretary, is scheduled to arrive late today to India and is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Pakistan, Turkey agree to increase cooperation over peace efforts in Afghanistan

News Analysis | Pakistan and Turkey have agreed that a military-heavy policy cannot solve the seemingly intractable Afghan problem. Both countries have reiterated the need...

Rouhani stresses on Iran and Pakistan to enhance cooperation

News Analysis | Iranian President, Hasan Rouhani has said that Pakistan and Iran must strengthen cooperation for the sake of regional peace and stability. He...

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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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