Jawad Falak Articles by: Jawad Falak

Operation Polo: International Law and Indian Annexation of Hyderabad Deccan

Operation Polo: International Law and Indian Annexation of Hyderabad Deccan

In 1947, the British Empire gave independence to the Indo Pak subcontinent forming the states of India and Pakistan. The British left the local rulers of the princely states the choice of whether to join one or the other; or to remain independent. The three most important of these states […]

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India: Israel’s Compadre

India: Israel’s Compadre

The recent visit to Israel by the Indian Prime Minister Narendar Damdordas Modi has made headlines in both countries. It was the first visit by an Indian leader to Israel in the last 70 years. Several significant agreements were signed between India and Israel over the three day visit. Among […]

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Dissipating Concerns Related to the Afghan Refugee Issue

Dissipating Concerns Related to the Afghan Refugee Issue

The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 changed Pakistan in many ways. Perhaps the most significant effect was the massive influx of Afghan nationals into the state of Pakistan. The first wave of Afghan refugees to Pakistan began during the Soviet war in Afghanistan in the late 1970s. By the […]

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Implacable Failures of the SAARC

Implacable Failures of the SAARC

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is one of the major regional organizations operating today. It occupies a land area greater than the EU and ASEAN, and enjoys superiority in terms of population over the two. In terms of GDP, it stands second to the EU. SAARC was […]

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Tensive Tendrils of Pakistan Iran Relations

Tensive Tendrils of Pakistan Iran Relations

The recent statement by high ranking Major General Mohammad Baqeri to strike at “terror safe havens” inside Pakistan has caused a great tumult in the region.  In response, The Foreign Office (FO) on Tuesday cautioned Tehran that a warning issued by the Iranian army chief a day earlier was against […]

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Anti-Romeo Squads: Saffronization of Culture

Anti-Romeo Squads: Saffronization of Culture

The election of Hindu extremist Yogi Adityanath in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has raised concerns over the rise of Hindu Fundamentalism in India. These concerns have been vindicated through the reign of terror and violence unleashed by Hindutva groups across the country. While the main manifestation of this […]

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Armed member of anti islamic group BAIR following an American Muslim women (Source Fox News)

The March of Militant Islamophobia

An attack on a mosque in Quebec on January 29, 2017 has sent shockwaves across the world. Six Muslim worshippers were murdered in cold blood by an attacker who was initially asserted to share the same faith due to a mistake by witnesses. The attacker was later found out to […]

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The Greater Middle East region

The rise of Orderism and the Greater Middle East

The global political environment of today is undergoing many great transformations that are projected to leave a lasting impact on known human history. The current Neoliberal unipolar world order was deemed to be the final stage of human social and political development as claimed by Francis Fukuyama. With the Cold […]

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Indo-Pak Contention: The Villainy of Power Politics

“Do you want India-Pakistan enmity to turn like Israel and Palestine, and fight for ages?” said the venerable Indian actor Om Puri when faced by a rightwing talk show host, (though nearly all talk show hosts have become rightwing nowadays). This was a desperate attempt by an elderly patron of […]

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American militarized police in Ferguson USA  (Courtesy: The Intercept)

Is war inevitable in the Future?

The possibility of conflict especially on a global level is a major issue in everyday life. The world has seen innumerable conflicts since the beginning of history and now the main question of intellectuals is will War continue in the future. Many contend that the continuing socio-cultural evolution of mankind […]

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