Tag: Nuclear

US & China fighting over a nuclear football?

AFP | The US Secret Service denied Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese...

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...

How risky is Trump’s Iran policy?

By James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is...

US lawmakers aim to tighten terms of Iran nuclear deal

AFP | A bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Thursday aimed at tightening the terms of the Iran nuclear deal, despite...

Rocket Man’s New Years nuclear threat

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the United States Monday he has a "nuclear button" on his table but offered an apparent olive...

What kind of military power is India?

Dr Muhammad Ali Ehsan  | India is a country with the world’s third largest military by personal strength. It also has the world’s 5th largest defence...

Why the world should take India’s surgical strike hysteria seriously?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian ruling elite has adopted the multi-dimensional strategy to bully Pakistan. Although, its hysterical warmongering rhetoric does not intimidate...

India refuses to sign NPT in order to hang on to...

News Analysis | India has ruled out the possibility of joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-nuclear weapon state but said it remains “committed”...

Iran’s President hits back at Trump: US Allies reject America’s “unilateralism”

GVS Special Report| Iran's President, Hasan Rouhani on Friday lashed at US President Donald Trump, telling the world that "Iran Nuclear Deal" is non-negotiatiable and...

Consequences of abrogating Iran nuclear deal

James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s targeting of a two-year-old agreement curtailing Iran’s ability to produce nuclear weapons could not only spark...

Strategic competition among emerging powers in Indian Ocean

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian Ocean’s geographical location and resources have not only made it attractive for the economic activities and strategic pursuits...

Larry Pressler still obsessed with Pakistan nukes; wants them destroyed by...

News Analysis | Former US Senator, Larry Pressler has urged India and the US to launch strikes on Pakistan's nuclear sites. He also claimed that...

Iran is Trump’s perpetual enemy in the Middle East

News Analysis |  US President Donald Trump said that Iran exports violence, chaos, and bloodshed while its government hides a corrupt dictatorship behind the farce...

Will China be able to defeat USA in a direct military...

Jumel G. Estrañero | "Let China sleep, for when she wakes the world will shake." That is according to Napoleon Bonaparte. Right now, we see...

The war of words continues as the future of the Iran...

News Analysis |  Top Iranian and US officials exchanged heated words on Sunday over the controversial nuclear deal signed in 2015 in a bid to...

The Iran deal is living dangerously despite sanctions relief

News Analysis | Despite growing concerns and speculations over the future of the Iran nuclear deal, the Trump Administration extended waivers on a set of sanctions...

Kim roars again as Trump looks at military options

News Analysis | North Korea's top man, Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue efforts to achieve the country's nuclear goals which are aimed at...

South Korea should give U.S. troops the boot- Part II

Jacob G. Hornberger | Last April, I wrote an article entitled “South Korea Should Give U.S. Troops the Boot,” in which I argued that if...

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission’s quest for civil nuclear energy

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The nuclear power generation is very efficient, environment-friendly and economical source of energy. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission is intelligently using...

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...

Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier ripples far beyond the pitch

James M. Dorsey | A nail-biting Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier has sent political ripples far beyond the Azadi Stadium’s soccer pitch in Tehran. In a boost...

Interventionism and the Korean crisis

Jacob G. Hornberger | If the war ends up breaking out in Korea, President Trump, the Pentagon, and the CIA will be announcing that it was...

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...

The U.S. deep state recklessly edging its way towards balkanization of...

Zara Ali | If we are looking for the unabashed bottom line of the latest version of the U.S. strategy on Afghanistan, or shall we...

The US whips up tensions in South Asia; Delhi’s NSG membership...

News analysis | The Trump administration is looking at options to support India's membership of the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Officials in the White...

How India wants to encircle Pakistan and why it will fail…

Jan Achakzai | The Trump Administration’s new strategy in Afghanistan envisaging partnership with India will likely raise security concerns for Pakistan. The US strategy anchored on...

Pakistan’s security issues

James M. Dorsey | Remarks at ISAS Panel Discussion: Pakistan in challenging times, 25 August 2017. The facetious answer to the question, what security challenges Pakistan...

Old wine in a new bottle

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | President Donald Trump announced his belated Afghanistan strategy and also laid out his South Asian future plan on August 21, 2017. Realistically, there...

Iran joins China, Russia and Pakistan in rejecting Trump’s Afghan policy

News Analysis | Iran has flayed the US over its new South Asia policy and has asked that country to end interference in the affairs...

North Korea undeterred despite Tillerson’s optimism for talks

News Analysis | The nuclear brinkmanship on the Korean peninsula doesn't seem to abate as Pyongyang decided to ramp-up the production of solid-fuel rocket engines...

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