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China

The Invisible Threat to China’s Military Modernization- Corruption

In a political system controlled by the communist party, the military is an instrument of the party. It plays a pivotal role in bringing the party to power and uses coercion and force to keep it in power. Its...

Salient Features of Pakistan Army’s VT-4 MBT

As Pakistan army prepares to induct 300+ VT-4 Main Battle Tanks, it is important to be aware regarding a few of its characteristics that will make them the most capable tanks in Pakistan's arsenal 1500 HP Engine: As per special...

India Challenging Chinese Naval Domination, Indo-Pacific Strategy, & Its Implications

INTRODUCTION The Indian Ocean region has become a hot topic of discussion in international relations as the increasing significance of the Indian Ocean is being acknowledged by the maritime policymakers around the world. Indian Ocean has a strategic significance both...

NORINCO’s VT-4 MBT & Pakistan

Pakistan Ministry of Defense had ordered around 300 VT-4 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) a few years back, deliveries of which will begin in late 2020 to early 2021. Initially a batch of around 150 MBTs will be delivered for...

China’s Military Reforms and Troops Reduction

President Xi has the vision to build a modern, professional, and capable military. He has fixated on refurbishing the People’s Liberation Army to keep abreast of China’s inclusive development over the last few years. Nevertheless, President Xi’s vision is...

Sino-Indian Crisis in Galwan Valley & Their Implications on South Asia

Background On 5th May 2020, Indian and Chinese troops faced off at various points along the disputed and un-demarcated border. Chinese forces objected to Indian road construction in the Galwan valley. During this, India placed 10,000+ additional workers, who would...

Iran-China Deal: Implications for Security of CPEC and Region

Recent developments in the region and beyond augur a significant paradigm shift. Rapid alignment and rebalancing approaches adopted by regional countries are indicative of a new cold war. United States has begun to step up its ante against China,...

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...

Armed Forces: Adoption to New Realities of COVID-19 World

This year shook the International system. Corona virus, an infectious disease identified in Wuhan, China at the end of year 2019 has turned into a full-scale global pandemic. The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic is causing widespread loss of life...

United Nation and Falling Liberal World Order

Liberal architects; the biggest threat to the Liberal World Order INTRODUCTION  The western liberal order is experiencing a momentous transition with potentially significant implications for the future of the United Nations. The resurgence of Russia as a competing bloc, the...
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Karachi Shipyard Launches the Fourth & Final Babur Class Corvette “PNS TARIQ”

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Pakistan’s Blue Economy: Unleashing Marine Resources for Sustainable Growth

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Adnan Afridi: A Hero’s Sacrifice

Name: Adnan Afridi Profession: Policeman Rank: Additional SHO Hometown: KPK Pakistan Date of Shahadat: 25th July 2023 Place of Shahadat: Masjid in Jamrud KPK In the rugged landscapes of rural KPK, Pakistan, a...