April, 2016

India’s denial and despair

India’s denial and despair

Two recent exposures have hit India badly: Likelihood of attack on Indian Air Force Station Pathankot turning out as a false flag operation orchestrated by Indian intelligence agencies under the able tutelage of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval; and the Kulbhushan Jadhav saga. Both have brought embarrassment to India. The world is now better aware […]

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CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS ASPECT TO HUMAN RIGHTS

CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS ASPECT TO HUMAN RIGHTS

Human rights (HR) as agreed under Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) are often projected as universal. However we live in a uniquely diverse world, with varied traditions, cultures and religions. Culture and religion play an integral role in human life, create a collective identity; upheld by states in the international arena alongside other states. […]

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Peace Process at Crossroads

Peace Process at Crossroads

In a compromised bid to unite the ranks after months of internal rifts, Taliban leadership has now appointed Mullah Omar’s Brother Mullah Manan and son Mullah Yaqoub to senior leadership posts. The spokesperson for the insurgent group further detailed that the leadership has appointed Manan as head of Preaching and Guidance Commission, and Yaqoub as […]

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In Tandem: Spring offensive & Peace process

In Tandem: Spring offensive & Peace process

With the Taliban’s declaration of Spring Offensive, fighting is likely to pick up the usual momentum. Last year was a turbulent year for the Afghan government, its security forces and the people. Taliban undertook numerous tactical attacks alongside takeover of small and medium size urban centres for varying duration. Alongside, Taliban went through leadership transformation […]

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Beyond Kulbhushan Yadav

Beyond Kulbhushan Yadav

Use of neighbouring soils as launching pad for hostile intelligence agencies for disruptive and subversive purposes is not uncommon. The cardinal question is whether it is in the know of the government of the neighbouring country. In Pakistan’s setting India has been using Iranian and Afghan territories for such purposes. Successive Afghan governments have been […]

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Article 370 and Ambitions of BJP Government

Article 370 and Ambitions of BJP Government

The Article 370 of the Indian constitution holds great significance in the context of Kashmir issue. This article relating to the state of Jammu and Kashmir came into force on 26th January 1950. According to Article 370, the state of Jammu and Kashmir would have its own constitution. The Indian parliament would have power restricted […]

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را پھر بے نقاب ۔ ۔ ۔ ؟

را پھر بے نقاب ۔ ۔ ۔ ؟

بھارتی حکمرانوں نے پاکستان کے اندر ریشہ دوانیوں کا جو سلسلہ شروع کر رکھا ہے ، اس کی ایک طویل تاریخ ہے ۔ اپنی انہی مکروہ سازشوں کے ذریعے وطنِ عزیز کو دو لخت بھی کیا جا چکا ہے ۔ جس کا اعتراف آٹھ جون 2015 کو مودی نے اپنے دورہ بنگلہ دیش کے دوران […]

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Pak-US Strategic Dialogue

Pak-US Strategic Dialogue

Pakistan enjoys bilateral relationship with the US since its creation in 1947, which makes the both states old and indispensable allies and the past decades are witness to this fact. Pakistan joined the US-led SEATO and CENTO defense pacts and it received the US economic aid in its early period when the country was struggling […]

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