Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Pakistan: COVAX Saves the Day

The so-called vaccine politics that was being earlier peddled now falls short with reports and theories of hybrid warfare and a power-play taking place all but having fizzled out. 

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How Pakistan Failed to Project Kashmir as a Flashpoint

True, geopolitics has failed Kashmiris and blunted Pakistan’s support for them but Islamabad’s approach indeed has been flawed and devoid of the consistent commitment that such a critical issue deserves.

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Is Pakistan Listening to the Afghan President’s Allegations ?

Why president Ghani has launched a toxic diatribe against Pakistan, just days after Pakistan's Army Chief assured him of his country's continued support for the peace process in Afghanistan? One of Pakistan's leading defense analysts tries to find answers.

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View from Pakistan: France a Friend in Need

It is unthinkable that Pakistan’s foreign policy should be decided by the mob in the streets of Islamabad or Karachi. A break-up of relations with France would not only severely damage Islamabad's international standing which has been recently on the upswing, it would certainly impact its economic relations with the EU and the West.

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COVID in India: The Deep-rooted Issues Behind the Current Crisis

India is a high-risk setting for an epidemic, but the current situation was not inevitable. As more are infected, the pool of susceptible people will shrink, the virus will relent, and the country will rebuild.

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Understanding the Separatist Movements in India

Militant tensions continue existing between insurgents 50 years later in many Indian states and the central government that aims at ‘Indianizing’ them as well as amongst their indigenous people and migrants from other parts of India and illegal immigrants mainly of Bengalis origin.

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Why Russia is Threatening to Escalate the Ukraine Conflict

European governments have yet to learn a key lesson from the war in Ukraine. The alternative reality the Kremlin lives in is becoming increasingly dangerous.

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Three US Statements Foretell Trouble for the Region

The vibes out of Washington for Pakistan are not promising at all. If the US establishment believes Pakistan failed its military mission in Afghanistan, then it would be hardly surprising if it sets out to settle scores.

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A History of Khalistan Movement – Will India See Its Rise Again?

Until today, the Khalistan demand has not died down. Recent reports indicate a rise in pro-Khalistan sentiments among the Sikh diaspora overseas, they are determined to revive the secessionist movement, says the analyst.

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Afghanistan: Time to Sell Peace, Not Cliches

Digging up dead horses or parroting old clichés does not help peace. Collective peace is much more important than the livelihoods of a few. Investing in Biden’s anti-peace efforts or questioning Pakistan’s past motives will not take away the credit that belongs to it and is acknowledged by all regional powers.

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