October, 2015

بھارت سے آگاہی کی ضرورت کیوں ؟

بھارت سے آگاہی کی ضرورت کیوں ؟

بھارت میں گذشتہ 17 ماہ سے مذہبی اقلیتوں خصوصاً مسلمانوں کے ساتھ جو سلوک روا رکھا جا رہا ہے وہ کسی سے پوشیدہ نہیں ۔ چند ہفتوں سے تو مسلمانوں اور پاکستان کے خلاف ایک ہیجانی کیفیت پیدا کر دی گئی ہے ۔ اسی پس منظر میں اکیس اکتوبر کو بھارت سے واپسی پر میڈیا […]

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Lowdown on Obama Doctrine

Lowdown on Obama Doctrine

The US Presidents have been famous for their “signature” statements. President James Monroe, in fact, was the first one to have come up with his famous “Monroe doctrine”, which was followed by explicit or implicit doctrines by the former US Presidents, i.e. Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and George W. Bush. The previous doctrines […]

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Reincarnation of Pakistan-US relations

Reincarnation of Pakistan-US relations

Pakistan-US summit was a wholesome activity. Since the previous such event in 2013, Pakistan had made progress in various areas that enabled the PM to play a comparatively firm hand. The interaction was certainly wide ranging, encompassing the ‘entire laundry list’. President Obama and Prime Minister Nawaz expressed their conviction that a resilient US-Pakistan partnership […]

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Fiction and Facts surrounding Pakistan!

Fiction and Facts surrounding Pakistan!

Last week threw up a few fictional and factual settings impacting Pakistan in one way or the other. It will be interesting to review some of these. First the fiction. Indian media has come up with an interesting report. Sounding like an act of comedy, Times of India has reported that a Pakistan Navy submarine […]

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بھارتی سیکولر دعوے بے نقاب

بھارتی سیکولر دعوے بے نقاب

ممتاز گلو کار ’’ غلام علی ‘‘ نے آٹھ اکتوبر کو ممبئی میں محفلِ غزل میں اپنے فن کا مظاہرہ کرنا تھا مگر شیو سینا کی مخالفت پر اس پروگرام کو رد کر دیا گیا اور اب دہلی کے وزیر اعلیٰ ’’ اروند کجریوال‘‘ نے غلام علی کو اپنے ہاں غزل گوئی کی دعوت دی […]

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Summer 2015, Volume XV, Number 2

Summer 2015, Volume XV, Number 2

Research Articles A Strategic Shift in Indo-Pak Nuclear Strategy: Implications for Regional Stability Dr. Rizwana Abbasi How did Pakistan and India’s distinct nuclear strategies and postures guide them to formulate their doctrines and how far have the changing security dynamics and emerging doctrinal structures made the two countries more or less secure. Dr. Rizwana addresses these […]

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UN Security Council and Reform Debate

UN Security Council and Reform Debate

United Nations, the international body formed after the end of World War-II, since its creation has expanded enormously. Presently, the UN member states strength is 193. UN has been actively involved in peacekeeping operations world over. The debate to reform/restructure the Security Council is not new. The debate gained momentum following the end of Cold […]

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Plight of Indian Muslims

Plight of Indian Muslims

These days India is hosting Baloch separatist leader Hyrbyair Marri. India’s Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup confirming Marri’s presence in India, has said, “India has always been home to the ‘persecuted’ people from all over the world.” In this backdrop it will be interesting to take a look at the way India treats […]

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