Tag: Stability

Asia is set for a difficult year in 2018 – much...

Nick Bisley | In 2017 we finally realised that the four decades of geopolitical stability enjoyed by Asian countries and societies had come to an end....

Chief of Army Staff meets Ambassadors of Iran and Turkey

News Analysis | The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Mr Ishan Mustafa Yurdakul, newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan and...

The real difference between PTI and PML-N

Muhammad Talha | With the next general elections around the corner, all political parties of Pakistan are girding up their loins to enter the political...

Is Daesh in Afghanistan benefiting from the mistrust between Islamabad and...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | President Ashraf Ghani led National Unity Government and Trump administration have been scapegoating Pakistan, instead of critically examining the causes...

Should Pakistan have any positive expectations from the Foreign Secretary meetings...

News Analysis | Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua arrived in Kabul today for the first Pak-Afghan Joint working group meeting. Ms. Janjua led the delegation...

Long Term Plan (LTP) of CPEC is a mystery

 Raja Waqas Shabbir | Economic and financial stability is connected with political stability- was the much talked about statement of Army Chief Qamar Zaman Bajwa...

Is India making ballistic missiles to counter military capability of China?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | India’s military hardware shopping spree and advancing of nuclear weapons arsenal are increasing the security dilemma of the Asian nations....

Kabul can’t survive without US assistance: Ghani

News Analysis | “Kabul cannot survive without US military and financial assistance”. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani confessed that the Afghan national army wouldn’t survive 6...

Khan hopes for marital stability in third union?

News Analysis | The leader of Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf, Imran Khan has dispelled the rumours of his third marriage but says he has only proposed to...

Abbasi tells US they are wrong

News Analysis | Pakistan pledged to continue its effort for peace and stability in the region despite US’s suspension of security assistance. Foreign Office (FO)...

Will ISIS attack the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | Despite major defeats in Syria and Iraq, ISIS still remains the greatest threat to security and stability in the world. The terrorists...

Is CPEC detrimental for Indo-Pak ties?

News Analysis | The multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will deepen China's already formidable presence in the South Asian nation, and "aggravate" tension between...

Islamabad and Riyadh partnering for peace and stability

News Analysis | On Monday, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan fully endorses and supports Saudi Arabia in its policies in the...

Will Norway’s attempts to abolish nuclear weapons make a difference to...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal  The Norwegian Nobel Committee once again certified the utopian vision of a world free of nuclear weapons on October 6, 2017....

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...

Iran’s good relations with Pakistan and India stops the US from...

Adam Garrie | India-Pakistan relations have become notably unhealthy in the age of Premier Narendra Modi, however, both countries continue to share something which separates...

India’s influence in Afghanistan needs consideration: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister

News Analysis | Islamabad - "India's influence in Afghanistan and its facilitation" also needs consideration. Khawaja Asif, Pakistan's foreign minister, asserted while talking to media,...

Chabahar – Some Indian myths and the reality

M K Bhadrakumar | The first shipment of wheat on Sunday from Kandla port to Afghanistan via Iran’s Chabahar Port is cause for celebration in India. A...

South Asia must heed the lessons from history!

Salman Bashir | President Donald Trump's 'Regional Strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia' is a theoretical construct centred on Afghanistan, but in the light of...

Will India accept a communist government in Nepal?

M K Bhadrakumar | The Communist Party of Nepal-UML led by KP Oli, Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) led by Prachanda and the breakaway...

Economy & security: Two sides of the same coin

Ikram Sehgal | A strong connection between the country’s prosperity and military power or put simply, economy and security are two sides of the same...

Modi’s economic reforms are slowing down India’s GDP growth

News Analysis |  A research report by the State Bank of India (SBI) states that India is currently undergoing a slowdown with gross domestic product...

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...

Sharif on dangerous course of defiance

Aasim Kaker | Nawaz Sharif has been dismissed for the third consecutive time as Prime Minister of Pakistan, making history. Sharif’s political party ‘Pakistan Muslim...

How should Pakistan respond to Trump’s Afghan policy?

Abdul Rahim | On August 21, 2017, President Trump announced Afghan policy and warned the U.S enemies that “no place is beyond the reach of...

China lambasts Trump as the battle lines are drawn in South...

News Analysis | China has come out in full support of its crucial regional ally Pakistan after President Trump called it a sponsor of terrorism....

Is Karachi the sixth worst city to live in?

News Analysis | With a grim performance on all the aspects of human development, The Economic Intelligence Unit has unsurprisingly ranked Karachi as the sixth...

A possible new makeover for US and Russia?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The White House disclosed Thursday during a media briefing on President Donald Trump’s forthcoming trip to Europe next week that he will meet...

Pak-Afghan blame game: who reaps the benefits?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan and Afghanistan relations worsened incalculably in the recent weeks. Both Islamabad and Kabul have been accusing each other. Neither...

Can Pak-US ties be reconfigured amid hardened positions?

News Analysis | According to US officials, President Donald Trump's administration appears ready to harden its approach toward Pakistan to crack down on Pakistan-based militants...

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