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American Taliban; The Footprints of US Special Forces in War Against Terror

In the capital city of Gardez in Paktia Province of Afghanistan at 3.00 am US Special Operations Forces stormed the house. The members of the family were busy celebrating the party thrown to the guest on the birth of...

Trump’s last gifts for Israel and Implications for the Region

US Presidential election is an event that not indirectly but directly defines how the world of politics is going to be shaped for the next few years. Every new US President comes into the office with his policies being...

Sino-US Trade War (Review)

It is a clear understanding at this point that within the present Geopolitical Scenario, United States of America and Peoples Republic of China are the two major opposite powers. There is no hesitation on the fact that after the...

BECA Pact: Increased Indo-US Cooperation (A Critical Assessment)

Ever since the decline of the cold war, the US tries to maintain its hegemony. This is a zero-sum approach, that is meant to deny any country as a rival of the US, but soon in the American estimation,...

Deciding Wise from Unwise

Trumpism leaves the office along with its pioneer Donald Trump after the November 2020 Presidential elections in the United States. As per Results, the five years rule of populism is no more, along with many ambiguities in domestic and...

FATF and Pakistan

A plenary session of FATF was recently conducted from 21st Oct 2020 to 23rd Oct 2020. This session was very significant for Pakistan due to two reasons. The first reason was that Pakistan has been on the “Grey List” for the...

Evolving Security Threats and China’s Response

Any threat perception can significantly influence a country’s policies and how that country wants to move forward. More threat perception gives rise to new policy actions against perceived threats. This is the case with Beijing, as over the year...

Update on Pakistan Navy: MILGEM Class Corvette

Pakistan Navy’s MILGEM class corvettes will be powered by General Electric LM2500 marine gas turbines. LM2500 gas turbines for the Pakistan Navy’s MILGEM program will be manufactured at GE’s facility in Evendale, Ohio, USA for which GE Marine has signed...

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...

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...
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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...
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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...