Tag: deterrence

Council of Islamic Ideology advises against law for public hanging

News Analysis | The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has advised against amending the ‘Criminal Law Amendment Act 2017’ to add public hanging as the...

Is ‘Full Spectrum Deterrence’ an effective nuclear policy for Pakistan?

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | India has been amassing colossal military hardware to materialise its war fighting concepts ‘Cold Start Doctrine’ and Pro-Active Military Operations Strategy’....

Indian proxies are the greatest threat to Pakistan

News Analysis | India has shifted the conflict to the sub-conventional level by resorting to the use of terrorism and proxies against Pakistan after realizing...

The suave, the well-dressed and the eloquent!

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | While reading one of the seminal works of the doyen of the US strategic community, Henry Kissinger, I thought about...

Pakistan has much stronger credentials for NSG membership than India

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The full membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is significant for Pakistan. The inclusion in the Group not only...

Twitterman threatened DPRK at UNGA, how will Rocketman respond?

News Analysis |  US President Donald Trump has said that he will have no option but to completely destroy North Korea, should his country and...

It is “we will do more” vs “we will inflict you...

News Analysis | North Korea and the US are edging towards a dangerous clash. A day after the UNSC slapped Pyongyang with sanctions, both countries...

Pyongyang tests a Hydrogen Bomb: the Peninsula is on the edge

News Analysis | Pyongyang has successfully tested a Hydrogen Bomb today raising the current crisis many notches up the escalation ladder. The state television has said...

Trump’s Twitter rants and Kim’s red lines

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | Japan was jostled when Kim's North Korea fired an IRBM that flew over its territory. Despite condemnations and threats from...

CJCSC vows to maintain a credible minimum deterrent against the enemy!

News Analysis | Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has reiterated to pursue a policy of developing credible minimum deterrence to...

Lull before the storm: where are Washington and Pyongyang headed ?

News Analysis | The nuclear brinkmanship on the Korean Peninsula lessened somewhat on Wednesday with reports coming out that the fiery leader of DPRK, Kim...

Nuclear brinkmanship high as tensions ramp-up between North Korea and the...

News Analysis | The horrors of the Fat Man and the Little boy are still fresh in memory. This August marked 72 years to the...

Cold Start Doctrine and the Nasr missiles

News Analysis | Chief of Army(COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa witnessed the training launch of the short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile Nasr on Wednesday. The ISPR...

Babur-III: Pakistan creating an arms race or it’s deterrence strategy?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal EVEN though Islamabad has been avoiding an arms race with New Delhi, it is advancing its nuclear delivery systems for checking...

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