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Nuclear weapons solidifying defensive fence

Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | PAKISTAN has been encountering an existential threat since 1947. India has not reconciled with its sovereign survival. New Delhi did...

India leads Internet shutdowns in South Asia

News analysis | People in South Asian countries experienced at least 97 instances of Internet shutdown, a barometer on freedom of press and expression, between...

COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Forbes ‘75 most powerful people’

News Desk | Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, has been featured in Forbes this year’s list of  '75 Most Powerful Leaders...

Bajwa doctrine also holds an olive branch for Modi’s India –...

News Analysis | In what appears to be a surprise for the political commentators of South Asia, a think tank has divulged that Pakistan’s military...

Pakistan walks diplomatic tight rope

News Analysis | “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 year, and they have...

World Bank concerned over the macroeconomic stability of Pakistan

Waqas Shabbir | World Bank has shown apprehensions over the macroeconomic stability of Pakistan, and expressed discontent with the near-term economic outlook, which will require...

When the best and the brightest betray a nation!

Haider Raza Mehdi | A grandfather tells his grandson there are two wolves inside us, always at war with each other. One is a good...

Babur-III tested; Pakistan becomes a Nuclear Triad

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The successful test of Babur-III Cruise Missile completed the last leg of Pakistan’s nuclear triad. Developing nuclear triad capability is...

Modi’s Success in Bringing Hindutva Template into Indian Politics

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay | For most festivals in South Asia, preparations begin early. Indians like to term elections as festivals of democracy. India is a land...

OPCW vote & South Asia: Why Pakistan backed Russia but India...

Andrew Korybko | Russia’s failed effort to get the OPCW to open up a joint investigation of the Skripal case importantly proved that the South...

Russia cements relations with Turkey as the development of Nuclear Power...

News Analysis | Russian President Vladimir Putin, along with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, officially inaugurated the development of first-ever nuclear power plant at Akkuyu,...

Pak-China Military exchange will ensure regional peace

News Analysis | China-Pakistan defense cooperation would play a fundamental role to maintain regional and international peace and security. Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for the Chinese...

Pakistan effectively demonstrates its “Second Strike Capability”

News Analysis |   Pakistan conducted another successful test of indigenously developed Babur, Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM), having a range of 450 kms. The Missile...

Jewish Conspiracy not needed; we have Maulana Fazal – Imran Khan

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan claimed that in the presence of Nawaz Sharif, Asif Ali Zardari, and Maulana Fazal Ur Rehman,...

Pakistan: Hard choices ahead for a ‘Soft State’

Munir Akram | In his well-researched book, “A Hard Country”, Anatol Lieven attributed Pakistan’s survival from persistent internal and external crises to the extraordinary resilience...

NRA exploits Police Officer’s quick action at Maryland Great Mills High...

News Desk | National Rifle Association (NRA), in the United States, is cleverly trying to exploit the efficient action of the police officer, who shot...

Inside the Perpetual Battlefield of Information warfare

Shahid Raza |   There has been a drastic transformation in the dynamics of warfare since the first Gulf War took place in 1990. Viewed in...

Geopolitical Challenges of South Asia’s Silk Roads

Andrew Korybko | The Strategic Vision Behind the Silk Road The early part of the 21st-century is witnessing an astronomically rapid rise of China as a...

Defeat is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South...

Adnan Qaiser | CDA Institute Research Associate Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, reviews Myra MacDonald’s book on...

Indo-Pak strained relations and ways to improve ties

News Analysis |  “Narendra Modi- led government should stop selling the idea of ‘quadrilateral’ project of the US, Japan, Australia and India and...

Chinese company launches an expensive campaign to promote Gwadar in UK

News Analysis | A leading investment group from China has launched an international campaign in London to promote Gwadar, located in Southern Pakistan, as a...

Pakistan ranks 13th on Global Firepower Index

News Desk | Pakistan Armed Forces secured 13th position on most powerful in the world on the Global Firepower Military Strength Index 2017. According to data...

Election campaigning on the roll: three parties three narratives

News Desk | As the 2018 general elections draw near, the three major parties in Pakistan: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan...

US to hold Islamabad accountable for its actions: White House

News Analysis | President Donald Trump is not satisfied with the progress made by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism and the US is holding...

Pakistan-Russia counter terrorism co-operation

Zeeshan Hayat | Counter-terrorism cooperation has been an important aspect of Pakistan-Russia relations. During the visit of former President Pervez Musharraf to Russia in 2003,...

Dhaka stock exchange approves China bid, rejects India offer

AFP with additional input from News Desk | South Asia’s third-largest bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) had put up a 25% stake for tender as...

Businessmen term fuel price hike ‘bad move’ for PML-N

News Desk | The Businessmen Panel (BMP) expressed their disapproval of the price hike on the petrol and diesel products, which came into effect from...

Pakistan hopes for generalized system of preferences extension as European investors...

News Analysis | Sajjad Karim, a member of the EU Parliament, has commented that Pakistan is on the right trajectory to gain an extension in...

Why defense cooperation with Russia is vital for Pakistan?

Akash Shah | “I will wipe the city out of this map with a nuclear strike from where next USAF’s U-2 plane will take off”....

Indian army camp comes under attack

News Analysis | On Saturday, 10 February, separatists attacked an Indian army camp in Jammu in Indian held Kashmir and exchanged fire with soldiers. So...

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