Maryam Nazir

Pakistan-India Impasse

Pakistan-India Impasse

The Pakistan-India relations are once again touching the lowest levels of threshold specifically after the allegations poured by India against Pakistan regarding the Uri attack. Situation for both countries was already critical with the recent happenings of vehemence in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). However, Uri attack is being viewed as an effort to undermine the case […]

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SAARC Overshadowed

SAARC Overshadowed

AMID heightened tensions between Pakistan and India, Pakistan is now ready to host the 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad, scheduled in November 2016. It is observed that the acrimony in Pakistan-India relations had been dominating the ambitions of regional cooperation and integration. The ministerial conferences that have occurred prior to Summit, signaled messages loaded with […]

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SCO Membership & Pakistan

SCO Membership & Pakistan

Pakistan last month signed the Memorandum of Obligations (MoOs) at the SCO Summit in Tashkent to obtain the full membership of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The process of granting full membership of SCO to Pakistan got underway in Ufa during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit in July last year. Since its inception in 2001, SCO has […]

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Border Management

Border Management

The busiest border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan reopened last Saturday morning after the recent border skirmishes which led to its closure for six days. Recent border skirmishes are the first of its kind, tightening the already tensed relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Pakistan’s military offensive launched in North Waziristan has completed its two years. […]

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Indo-US Alliance & Changing Regional Dynamics

Indo-US Alliance & Changing Regional Dynamics

In changing regional dynamics, one most talked and discussed is the Indo-US Strategic Partnership. With the inter-regional overlapping occurring at a critical point, we see India and the Unites States outlining the vast scope and depth of the present and planned Indo-US military relationship; which includes co-production of advanced defence articles, joint research on advanced […]

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Peace Process at Crossroads

Peace Process at Crossroads

In a compromised bid to unite the ranks after months of internal rifts, Taliban leadership has now appointed Mullah Omar’s Brother Mullah Manan and son Mullah Yaqoub to senior leadership posts. The spokesperson for the insurgent group further detailed that the leadership has appointed Manan as head of Preaching and Guidance Commission, and Yaqoub as […]

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A New Chapter of Pak-Iran Relations

A New Chapter of Pak-Iran Relations

Rouhani’s visit to Pakistan from 25-26 March is a welcoming step for the bilateral relations between Pakistan and Iran. Certainly, the credit of this interaction resides by the leadership of two countries who are determined to provide these relations a positive boost. This visit will help to revivify and transmuting the stalled relations, in return […]

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