By Dr Subhash Kapila US Special Envoy on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad skipping India as he cavorts across other regional capitals from Islamabad to Amman to broker a peace settlement with Taliban raises crucial questions whether it is the US deliberate policy to side-line India from Afghan peace process or is it the personal proclivity of […]Read More Afghanistan’s Future Cannot be secured by sidelining India
By Dr. Subhash Kapila Russia’s strategic pivot to the Asia Pacific indicated in his address at the APEC Meet in September 2012 at Vladivostok has all the ingredients of emerging as a strategic game-changer in the highly militarised region dominated by any number of conflictual flashpoints from North Korea down to the South China Sea […]Read More Russia’s Strategic Pivot to Asia Pacific
By Sana Baloch Unfortunately, Islamabad’s dirty policies are not just confined to exploiting Baloch wealth but the establishment is also in constant efforts to marginalize and upset the very liberal and social fabric of Baloch society. Balochistan’s contribution to the country is Himalayan. However, Balochistan’s immeasurable natural wealth and strategic significance turned into a curse rather than […]Read More Islamabad’s Mock Control Over Balochistan
By Bhaskar Roy The in-camera briefing (Oct/18) given by Pakistan’s army Chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani at the GHQ, to Standing Parliamentary Committees of both houses of the National Parliament, was anything but in-camera. It was a rare occasion, perhaps a first time, when members of the paramilitary forces were invited to GHQ for a […]Read More Pakistan And Its Stated Apprehensions!