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Trouble in paradise for Pakistan and America

Trouble in paradise for Pakistan and America

The past is something that can either hold you back, or force you to move forward. Ultimately, it depends on how one deals with the past events of their life. This can apply to whole states and societies as well. The relations between the US and Pakistan is similarly weighed down by the baggage of […]

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US national security strategy & concerns in Pakistan

US national security strategy & concerns in Pakistan

US new National Security Strategy announced by President Donald Trump on December 18, 2017 has raised several questions regarding its implication for global and regional geo-politics. The strategy is criticised by various countries as it is contrary to the ground realities and mostly based on US geo-political interests rather than rationality and cooperative order. Many […]

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Cornering Iran

Cornering Iran

From Middle East to Europe, Donald Trump’s first overseas visit has ended with lot of regional and international implications. If one can sum up Trump’s maiden visit to Middle East, it can be considered as a visit to contain Iran, not only politically, but also strategically in the region. There are three dimensions of Trump’s […]

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Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Trump: opportunities for Pakistan

Pakistani media has rendered Trump as the enemy of Islam and Pakistan. Situation in Pakistan was not in favour of Trump in the past several months. How Pakistan ran out of Trump’s unexpected triumph is a lingering question. Political pundits failed to apprehend Trump’s win in elections. Public opinion was not different from political pundits. […]

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(Ab)normal Nuclear Pakistan and International Nuclear Disorder

(Ab)normal Nuclear Pakistan and International Nuclear Disorder

Pakistan’s nuclear policy is a product of both mistrust toward the U.S. and threat perceptions vis-a-vis India. Security threats from India and Pakistan-U.S. mistrust on nuclear non-proliferation are both important drivers of Pakistan’s nuclear policy and factors contributing to Pakistan’s dependence on nuclear weapons for defense and diplomacy. Read more

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Pakistan-US Strategic Dialogue

Pakistan-US Strategic Dialogue

Recently held sixth ministerial-level Pakistan-US Strategic Dialogue, reaffirms the significance of bilateral ties and further strengthening of their relationship. The talks were held in Washington with Pakistan’s delegation led by Mr Sartaj Aziz, Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs, who met with John Kerry, US Secretary of State. Both sides pledged to work for an […]

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“Prejudice Dominates Christine Discourse”

“Prejudice Dominates Christine Discourse”

It seems that propaganda against Pakistan has become pastime activity with so called intellectuals of the US who know very little about actual conditions in Pakistan and are bent upon making Pak-US engagement impossible. C. Christine Fair, well known for her Pakistan bashing, came up with yet another anti-Pakistan write-up titled “Groundhog Day in US-Pakistan […]

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Obama’s Visit Raises Concerns in Pakistan

Obama’s Visit Raises Concerns in Pakistan

There are concerns in Pakistan on US discriminatory policies in South Asia.U.S. President Barack Obama visited India from 25 to 27 January 2015.It was second time that he visited India without visiting Pakistan. His visit was not a symbolic one it was a comprehensive visit in which a series of bilateral agreements were concluded with […]

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