Neighbourhood Studies
Pakistan
पाकिस्तान के रक्षा बजट में वृद्धि: निहितार्थ

पाकिस्तान का बजट पिछले महीने पेश किया गया, जो अगले कुछ महीनों में होने वाले चुनावों से पहले सत्त

Pakistan - Heightening Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Woes

A two-day plenary session of the Asia Pacific Group (APG) of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)1 was held in Bangkok from 22 May 2018. Pakistan had submitted an action plan on 25 April in line with the decision taken at the February pl

The Rise in Pakistan Defence Budget: What to Read?

Pakistan’s Budget was unveiled last month, as part of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-led government’s last budget for its term before the elections kick-in in the coming months. Of all the allocations, the allocation to defence sector generated he

पाकिस्तान- पश्तून आन्दोलन का महत्त्व

पाकिस्तान की राजधानी इस्लामाबाद ने पिछले कुछ वर्षों में कई विरोध और धरना प्रदर्शन देखे है। परन

पश्तून में ‘लंबी पदयात्रा’ का विश्लेषण

पिछले दिनों, पश्तून समुदाय में पहली बार ऐसी लामबंदी देखने को मिली, जिसके माध्यम से इस्लामाबाद प

Commentary: Pakistan - Significance of Pashtun Protests

Pakistan’s capital Islamabad has seen many dharnas and protests in the last few years. However, perhaps for the first time it was witness to a 10-day sit-in (01-10 February 2018) by about 5000 Pashtuns largely from the Federally Administered Tribal

Commentary: China’s Growing Naval Footprint in Pakistan

China’s Jiwani Initiative Recently, media reports have raised the possibility of Jiwani being developed as a naval base in Pakistan by the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). Pakistan has six ports: Karachi, Muhammad Bin Qa

Commentary: Suspension of United States Aid to Pakistan

Issues Meriting Consideration The United States policy to Pakistan remains an enigma and has moved through ups and downs. 2018 began with a tweet from the President that the ‘United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than

Commentary: Analysing the Pashtun Long March

In the past few days, a hitherto unseen mobilisation took place among the Pashtun community, which held a 10 day long sit-in at the Islamabad Press Club protesting over the killing of a young Waziri man in Karachi. Rao Anwar, the SSP of Karachi’s M

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