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Sunday, June 16, 2024

The Story of the Blown Up Generation

When the Pakistan Strategic Forum’s O&S Directorate and our CT Wing first started our investigative efforts in mid-2023 aimed at uncovering the dark secrets...

Al Qaeda Resurfaces in Afghanistan: A Return to Dark Days, A Looming Threat

Al Qaeda, infamous for orchestrating the tragic events of 9/11, has reemerged in Afghanistan, resurrecting its nefarious activities reminiscent of its pre-9/11 era. The terrorist...

The Story of the Blown Up Generation

Ahmed’s young palms were sweating. He tried to busy his mind by peeking out of the car window and see the the cars...

Karachi Shipyard Launches the Fourth & Final Babur Class Corvette “PNS TARIQ”

Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd (KS&EW) launched the fourth and final BABUR (PN MILGEM) Class Corvette, PNS TARIQ (F-283), on August 2nd, 2023....

Foreign Collaborations

FUTURE FORCES EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE 2024

16 – 18 Oct 2024 | PRAGUE, Czech Republic

DEFENSE & SECURITY 2023

6 - 9 Nov 2023 | BANGKOK, Thailand

National Security

Corona Virus COVID-19 Pandemics: Impact on Mental Health

While I was working on my research article, Dawn news popped up on my Facebook timeline with heading -"14 deaths were reported of coronavirus...

Military Diplomacy, Joint Military Exercises & their Advantages for Pakistan

Note: This article discusses about military diplomacy, joint military exercises & their advantages for Pakistan. Since inception, Pakistan is a nation that had always strived to...

Diamer Basha Dam: Propaganda & Reality

Last month Pakistan signed a Rs442 billion contract with China for construction of the Diamer Bhasha dam. Followed up by objection raised by New...

INDIA: A STATE OF TERRORISM

Complete details of Indian sponsorship of terrorism in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and the military spokesperson Major-General Babar Iftikhar gave an...

Why Islamic Economic System is Better

This is a brief analysis of why the Islamic economic system (Zero Interest Model) is better than the Modern capitalist and Modern communist (State...

Iran’s “Proxy War” & Pakistan

In International relations (IR) there are no permanent friend and no permanent enemies only permanent interests. Geo-politics and International relations approaches in the world...

PAKISTAN, TTP AND IEA

The 9/11 attacks started a chapter of endless wars across the globe. The United States of America along with its allies started the war...

PTM and Pashtunistan: A War on Pakistan

Pashtunistan means the "Land of Pashtuns". It stretches from south of Amu River in Afghanistan to west of the Indus River in Pakistan, including...

Pakistan-US Relations Post Donald Trump: Implications of Changed US Presidency on Pakistan

Introduction Pakistan-United states relations is referred to as a dyadic relationship. The US has created bilateral relationship with Pakistan since Pakistan’s inception i.e., 14 august...

Political Instability & Fall of Rupee

Note: This article discusses political instability & fall of Rupee in context of Pakistan Political instability is the propensity of a government collapse either because...

Personalities and Factors Involved in Formulation of Foreign Policy

Foreign policy stands for the equations of relations a country wants to have with other states both on the regional and global level. In...

Exclusive on Salient Features of The Updated Political Map of Pakistan

Since Pakistan has released new "Political Map". Pakistan has maintained its principled position on self-determination for Kashmiris while strengthening Pakistan’s claim over all parts...

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KS&EW Expansion and its Role in Pakistan Navy Modernization

Note: This article takes a comprehensive look at the expansion of KS&EW (Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works) and the role it played upon the...

Pakistan procures CASC Rainbow (CAI HONG) CH-4 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Pakistan has procured around 12-24 CH-4 attack and reconnaissance drones, a mixture of CH-4A (unarmed Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance, ISR versions) and CH-4B (armed attack...

Pakistan Navy’s RAS ATR-72 Sea Eagle MPA

The RAS-72 Sea Eagle is a modern turboprop Maritime Patrol Aircraft intended for maritime Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR), Anti-Submarine (ASW) and...

China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard launches 2nd Type-54A/P Guided Missile Frigate for Pakistan Navy

Launching ceremony of 2nd Type 054A/P Frigate for the Pakistan Navy was held in China. 1st ship was launched in August 2020. 3rd and...

Strategic Arsenal

Explained: Pakistan’s Missiles, Why We Test Them?

As defense analysts, this question is a no-brainer. Our missiles are an essential component of our defense strategy and provide us with round-the-clock strategic...

Ensured Nuclear Strike: Indian Ballistic Missile Defense and Pakistani Countermeasures

>Ballistic Missile Defense encompasses all efforts employed to stop a tactical or strategic attack by a ballistic missile, but usually BMD is concerned with...

Pakistan Successfully Test Fires Babur-1B MRCM

PAKISTAN UNIDENTIFIED TEST SITE NATIONAL COMMAND AUTHORITY ORDERS FLIGHT TEST/TEST LAUNCH OF BABUR-1B MEDIUM RANGE CRUISE MISSILE Prime Minister of Pakistan and Chairman of the NCA, ordered...

Babur Cruise Missile

Babur Cruise Missile is the first land attack cruise missile to be developed by Pakistan which has the ability to carry conventional and nuclear...

International Affairs

Modern-Day Imperialism

The term “Imperialism” defines a policy or ideology by an empire of extending its rule over other people and...

Pakistan International Maritime Expo & Conference (PIMEC) 2023

Pakistan Strategic Forum analysts visited the soft launch ceremony of the Pakistan Navy-backed Pakistan International Maritime Expo and Conference...

Exclusive Analysis on Qasem Soleimani, how his Death will Affect the Region & Pakistan

Who was Qasem Soleimani, Iran's Revolutionary Guards leader? Many do not know what exactly happened because they do not know...

The Shining Stars of Russian Ukraine Conflict

World history is full of conflicts. Man has been fighting each other throughout its existence. There has never been...

Pakistan, World’s Most Improved Nation in Nuclear Security 2020 According to NTI Report

Yesterday, Nuclear Threat Initiative released Annual Nuclear Security Index for 2020. According to NTI Nuclear Security Index, Pakistan was the...

End Game of US: Endless War in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's end game is approaching and now every player is getting ready for a post-withdrawal situation but many inside...

Historic Battles

Pakistan Air Force “The Nation’s Pride”

On 7th June 2002 at 2300 hrs. an IAF Israeli -Made UAV (Searcher II) penetrated in Pakistan's Air Space. F-16B 82605 flown...

1965 War: Battle of Batapur

56 years ago, on this day India crossed the international border, unannounced and attacked Lahore. Credit goes to the...

Remembering Vital Role Played by “Silent Service” in 1965 Pakistan-India War

The 1965 war is remembered as the days when hero’s rose, displaying acts of courage and valor by successfully...

Pakistan Navy: From Dwarka to Gwadar

“Pakistan must be prepared for all eventualities and dangers. The weak and the defenceless, in this imperfect world, invite...

Pakistan Air Force Locks its Horns with Israel

After operation “Opera” also known as “Operation Babylon” “A surprise air attack by Israel Air Force on 7th June...

Blogs

Trump’s Peace Deal (Israel’s annexation of West bank) and its Implications

The preconized date set by Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the annexation of Palestinian territory comprising Judea and Samaria better known as Westbank...

Sweet to Die: Review of Maria’s Rashid Book Casts Shadow on Martyrs of Nation

Maria Rashid ends her own significant and detailed study of militarism in Pakistan with an expectation to steer a new debate among academia. In...

India’s Indigenous Weapons: Cursed with Delays & Operational Failure

Note: This article discusses delays & operational failures in India’s indigenous weapons like HAL LCA Tejas, SAMHO ATGM, Arjun MBT & NETRA AEW&CS. The Indian...

Generative Adversarial Networks

In 2014, a form of machine learning called Generative Adversarial Networks or GANs were first introduced to the world by a computer scientist named...

75 Years of United Nations: The Unfinished Agendas

The twentieth century is the most important century of mankind history regarding global politics. This century had the first global-scale total wars between the...

National Contributions of Pakistan Army

Turkish power rental company’s corruption & role of Pakistan Army In 2009, Pakistan was facing a huge energy crisis. The country produced 17000MW electricity, but...

Articles

Pakistan’s Viper IFV

An Infantry Fighting Vehicle IFV is a type of armored fighting vehicle used to carry Infantry troops to battle and provide direct fire support...

Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali Soomro

Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali Soomro Shaheed Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali Soomro was the Commander of XII Corps of Pakistan Army also known as Quetta Corps....

Exclusive on Dassault Rafale, F-16 Fighting Falcon, JF-17 Thunder Block-3 & Way Forward For PAF

In November 2009, a squad of F-22 Raptors from the US Air Force 1st Fighter Wing in Virginia flew to UAE to train with...

NASR Tactical Ballistic Missile: A Death To Indian Cold Start Doctrine

South Asia, the southern part of the largest continent in the World, holding up to a quarter of world population in major regional, and...

Exclusive on Modernization & Capabilities Of Pakistan Navy’s Submarine Fleet

Pakistan Navy’s Submarine Fleet Diesel-Electric attack submarine (SSK): Total 5 Units a) Agosta-70, Hashmat Class (SSK): 2 Units. b) Agosta-90B, Khalid Class (SSP:): 3...

Hazrat Khalid ibn al-Walid: “The Sword of Allah Almighty”

Undefeated general and a skilled dual wielding swordsman, Hazrat Khalid ibn al-Walid was a renounced Arabian military commander who's military skills and innovative tactics...