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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 ....

रावलपिंडी का रणनीतिक गणित और पाकिस्तानी चुनावी राजनीति में आतंकी पार्टियों का उदय

अगस्त में जब पाकिस्तान के सर्वोच्च न्यायालय ने पूर्ववर्ती प्रधानमंत्री नवाज शरीफ को भ्रष्टाच....

US Policy: The India Card

After US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Pakistan a ‘reliable partner’ and Defense Secretary Gen James Mattis talked of trying “one more time” to work with Pakistan to stabilise Afghanistan, it appeared for a moment as though the US c....

आतंकवाद पर पाकिस्तान की बकवास की पड़ताल

पाकिस्तान में केवल भोले-भाले आम आदमी ही नहीं बल्कि तथाकथित ‘बुद्धिजीवियों’ (ज्यादातर पाकिस्त....

Rawalpindi’s Strategic Calculus and the Emergence of Militant Parties in Pakistani Electoral Politics

When Pakistan’s erstwhile Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was declared ineligible to hold his office by the country’s Supreme Court on a corruption charge in August,1 Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD), the public charity wing of the Lashkar-e Taiba (Le....

Fact-Checking Pakistan’s Tripe on Terrorism

The thought-control exercised by the ‘deep state’ in Pakistan over not just gullible common folk but also the so-called ‘intelligentsia’ (a misnomer for most Pakistani academicians, analysts and journalists) is so overwhelming that most of th....

Pakistan Heading into Political Turbulence

In its seventy years existence, Pakistan has been a virtual laboratory of political science. They have tried all possible forms of democracy – parliamentary, presidential, basic, ‘real’, controlled, stunted, non-party, you name it – and have ....

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