Pakistan

Civil-Military Relations is considered the biggest threat to democracy in Pakistan. In last seven decades, Pakistan has witnessed three direct military coups which almost constitute half of Pakistan’s history. Moreover, political analysts believe that military has played behind the scene ...

Indo-Us alliance serves the interests of both the parties in the region. US needs a player in Asia to check the growing influence of China which is an all-weather friend of Pakistan. US support to India in this regard is seen as ...

This Article is a continuation of Pakistan : In search of Strategic Depth in Afghanistan Part I : http://www.young-diplomats.com/pakistan-search-strategic-depth-afghanistan-part/  Contemporary/More recent issues   Today the mother of all problems is the sanctuary issue; Afghan Taliban are safe in Pakistani territory (Khalilzad, 2017). ...

Time has proved that Pakistani-US relation is the marriage of convenience after the America’s new Islamabad-restraint policy is unveiled. Unsurprisingly, it has brought Islamabad to boil and Pak-US relations has pledged to a new low. Pak-US relations has mainly floated ...

In the year 1947, Pakistan came into being. From conception to legal existence, this was one of the fastest creations of a modern state. There were strong claims, of all its citizen belonging to one nation, but it lacked many ...

Hindutva an Ideology of fanatical Hindu religious organization Rashtria Swayamsevk Sangh (RSS) preaches one religion, one culture, one nation and one country. The RSS established in 1923 AD, has been struggling for transformation of the diverse Indian society into Hindutva. ...

As the dust settles in on President Donald Trump’s Afghanistan speech there has been quite a lot of fuss about Pakistan’s role in providing support to militants in Afghanistan.  That this allegation comes up again is nothing new or earth shattering. It has ...

Once again, US showed its expected quirk against Pakistan. The narrative floated by US president is based on the assumption: that Pakistan is willfully neglectful of its commitment to root out Taliban more specifically ‘Haqqani Network’ and different terrorist outfits ...

In the recent months, fears have been expressed that Pakistan is, or will soon be, isolated due to a flawed foreign policy being pursued by the government. But, a brief analysis of the state of affairs reveals that those expressing ...

Kashmir issue has been the cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy since 1947. The region is the source of rivers flowing into Pakistan and Pakistanis have strong apprehensions that if Kashmir remains under Indian occupation, their country will be strangulated as ...