National Security

Shaheen-3 Missile Test: Why Did We Test?

In January 2021, Pakistan tested Medium Range Ballistic Missile Shaheen-III (capable of strategic warheads) and immediately we observed intense disinformation and propaganda campaigns against the test from the other side of the border. It was observed that Indian accounts...

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 1947 by admitting the existence of a separate Muslim state in South Asia. There were...

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 unprecedented press conference and provided hard evidence of Indian state-sponsored terrorist activities that it launches...

OPERATION BLACK THUNDERSTORM

(Operation Report) Name: Operation Toar Tander-I/Operation Rah-e-Rast/Operation Black Thunderstorm-I/The Second Battle of Swat Type: Major joint forces military counterinsurgency operation. Executed by: Government and Armed Forces of Pakistan Participants: 9th Infantry Division, 19th Infantry Division (supported by gunships, artillery and light armor), 50th...

Origins of Kashmir Conflict

The Kashmir dispute is an on-going territorial conflict between Pakistan and India both having claims on the geopolitically significant land region. Both powers have fought 3 wars over it in just under 50 years along with several other skirmishes...

Why Pakistan Does Not Recognize Israel

In the aftermath of the most "Historic" announcement about the establishment of relations between Israel and the UAE, debate about Pakistan and Israel's relationship is trending in the media and political circles. Many analysts are advocating that Pakistan must...

Exclusive Report on Regrouping of TTP, a Renewed Threat

Mohammed Khurasani, spokesman for Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, announced that Jamaat ul Ahrar, its breakaway faction (2014), and Hizbul Ahrar, a splinter group of the JuA (2017), have been dissolved and merged into the TTP. Both leaders have sworn allegiance to...

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 who Suleiman was. This is going to be one of the biggest military hits of this decade. - Soleimani was commanding...

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 democratic countries, foreign policy is often influenced both by institutions and individuals. Although the basic...

The Afghan Proxy War on Pakistan

Nowadays whenever Pakistani-Afghan relations are highlighted within the mainstream media, more often than not the focus will be on the series of events that took place between 1979 up to 2019, starting at the Soviet Afghan war time frame...

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Tribute to Shaheeds of Gayari Sector Avalanche Incident 2012

Siachen, a cold hell, highest battleground on earth. Temperature drops in Siachen to as low as -60 C. Both...

Pakistan’s Second Chance

Growing up we have all heard the tales from our elders about how Pakistan was once a shining beacon of progress in South Asia....

Specifications of Pakistan Army’s Type-85UG Main Battle Tank

The Type-85 is a medium role main battle tank based on the Type-80 chassis which itself was China's attempt in creating a new MBT...

Predominant Weapons Systems of Pakistan Armed Forces at Pakistan Day Parade

Shahpar-II MALE UAV  The GIDS Shahpar II is a medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) tactical UAV. Operations It provides SATCOM & Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) roles with...

FATF & Pakistan

Established in 1989, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an intergovernmental body having a ministerial mandate regarding policymaking directed at curbing money laundering and...