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Pakistan, Russia to Hold Joint Military Exercise
October 17, 2018
Pakistan, Russia to Hold Joint Military Exercise
The military exercise, involving 200 Pakistani and Russian troops, will be held from October 21 to November 4 in Pakistan.
Pakistan, Russia to Hold Joint Military Exercise
Imran Khan: Another Act in Pakistan’s Circus
July 27, 2018
Imran Khan: Another Act in Pakistan’s Circus
It wasn't Imran Khan who won the election. It was (as always) Pakistan's army.
Imran Khan: Another Act in Pakistan’s Circus
The Biggest Challenge for Pakistan’s Next Prime Minister
July 26, 2018
The Biggest Challenge for Pakistan’s Next Prime Minister
As premier, Imran Khan’s greatest challenge will be detaching himself from the Army’s strings.
The Biggest Challenge for Pakistan’s Next Prime Minister
Taha Siddiqui on Pakistan’s Muzzled Media
July 24, 2018
Taha Siddiqui on Pakistan’s Muzzled Media
The well-known journalist is living in exile after narrowly escaping an abduction attempt by gunmen.
Taha Siddiqui on Pakistan’s Muzzled Media
Pakistan, Turkey Sign Deal for 30 Helicopter Gunships
July 16, 2018
Pakistan, Turkey Sign Deal for 30 Helicopter Gunships
Pakistan has officially signed a contract for 30 Turkish-made attack helicopters last week.
Pakistan, Turkey Sign Deal for 30 Helicopter Gunships
Pakistan To Receive 30 Helicopter Gunships From Turkey
June 07, 2018
Pakistan To Receive 30 Helicopter Gunships From Turkey
Pakistan has officially signed for 30 TAI T129 attack helicopters from Turkey last month.
Pakistan To Receive 30 Helicopter Gunships From Turkey
Should India Take Pakistan’s Overtures Seriously?
May 12, 2018
Should India Take Pakistan’s Overtures Seriously?
Pakistan’s COAS indicate he’s ready to seek peace. How should India respond?
Should India Take Pakistan’s Overtures Seriously?
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
April 18, 2018
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
Nawaz Sharif’s lifetime disqualification has scratched off Pakistan’s façade of democracy.
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
Has the Pakistan Army Changed Its India Policy?
December 28, 2017
Has the Pakistan Army Changed Its India Policy?
General Qamar Bajwa's comments to the Pakistani Senate raised hope for better India-Pakistan relations.
Has the Pakistan Army Changed Its India Policy?
Lessons From India's 'Surgical Strikes', One Year Later
September 29, 2017
Lessons From India's 'Surgical Strikes', One Year Later
The surgical strikes indicated a threshold for Indian response. Kashmir, however, will continue to simmer.
Lessons From India's 'Surgical Strikes', One Year Later
China, Pakistan Hold Defense Talks
June 15, 2017
China, Pakistan Hold Defense Talks
Among other things, Beijing and Islamabad agreed to “safeguard the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.”
China, Pakistan Hold Defense Talks
Pakistan Raises Defense Spending
June 05, 2017
Pakistan Raises Defense Spending
Pakistan is slated to increase its defense budget by around 7 percent in fiscal year 2017-2018.
Pakistan Raises Defense Spending
Justice for Bangladesh: Pakistan's Little-Remembered Promise
May 11, 2017
Justice for Bangladesh: Pakistan's Little-Remembered Promise
In 1973, Pakistan promised to try members of its armed forces for war crimes committed in Bangladesh.
Justice for Bangladesh: Pakistan's Little-Remembered Promise
India-Pakistan Rumblings Along Kashmir Line of Control Continue
May 08, 2017
India-Pakistan Rumblings Along Kashmir Line of Control Continue
Tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad persist. The question is if both sides can avoid escalation.
India-Pakistan Rumblings Along Kashmir Line of Control Continue
Pakistan’s (Non-Nuclear) Plan to Counter ‘Cold Start’
March 25, 2017
Pakistan’s (Non-Nuclear) Plan to Counter ‘Cold Start’
Tactical nuclear weapons get most of the attention, but Islamabad is also building up conventional capabilities.
Pakistan’s (Non-Nuclear) Plan to Counter ‘Cold Start’
Pakistan-China Hold Joint Border Patrols Near Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir
July 23, 2016
Pakistan-China Hold Joint Border Patrols Near Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir
The joint patrol took place amidst much media attention on India’s tank deployment in Ladakh.
Pakistan-China Hold Joint Border Patrols Near Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir
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