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Pakistan’s New Rising Ethnonationalist Faultlines

Pakistan’s New Rising Ethnonationalist Faultlines

This research brief emphasizes on the ethnonationalist wave of terrorism in Pakistan and its dynamics. This brief seeks to address the contemporary context of ethnonationalism and the mounting concerns of the issue. It attempts to understand the ground reality of the proxy wars imposed on Pakistan by enemy forces in […]

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Overriding Justice through ICJ

Overriding Justice through ICJ

Analyses and Opinions, Defense and Security, Domestic, In-House Analyses May 11, 2017 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav of Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) is sentenced to death by the Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under Section 59 of the Pakistan Army Act, 1952, ISPR. In an application filed in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday, India stated that Pakistan has repeatedly […]

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The Fate of Kulbhushan Jadhav

The Fate of Kulbhushan Jadhav

The arrest of Commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav of Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), masquerading under the alias of Hussain Mubarak Patel, through an Intelligence Based Operation in the border area of Balochistan in March, 2016, was a significant breakthrough for the security forces of Pakistan. The claim of India’s involvement […]

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Pakistan’s Counter Terrorism Campaign : A Need for Re-evaluation

Pakistan’s Counter Terrorism Campaign : A Need for Re-evaluation

After the recent spate  of unfortunate events of Terror in Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Mohmand Agency, Peshawar and now Sehwan, questions are being raised on the effectiveness and sincerity of Pakistan’s efforts to weed out terrorism from its soil. Most of the people see this war as a corollary of classical […]

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Media, War and Foreign Policy

Media, War and Foreign Policy

Conventional understanding of foreign policy is usually limited to the state and the type of government of that particular state. In the study of international political community (International Relations), states play the role of actors; each of which is driven by a particular approach towards other nations. Foreign policy articulates […]

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A Pakistan nuclear-capable missile.
Courtesy:Dawn News

The Myth of Fastest Growing Nuclear Arsenal

For anyone who has read ‘A Normal Nuclear Pakistan’ by Michael Krepon and Toby Delton this story will be familiar. Michael Krepon and Toby Delton predominantly talk about the inability of Pakistan to improve its credentials for non-proliferation. In their view Pakistan should reduce or stop its fissile material production. […]

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Sin or Security: Media and National Defense

Sin or Security: Media and National Defense

A heavy proportion of a state’s survival in the world lies in the spine of a vigilantly orchestrated national security. Few components of this security paradigm comprise of nonnegotiable ribs while others variably revolve around internal “need of the hour” and changing external factors like global politics. Intertwined with the […]

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Military and Media: The Two M’s of Modern Warfare

Military and Media: The Two M’s of Modern Warfare

“Military” and “Media” are two opposite terms on the vocabulary spectrum and are well-established fields in the 21st century’s academic and practical front. Evolution in a methodological application is an inescapable change, yet a need, which due to the transformation on technological front has aided the development of all fields […]

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NAP NACTA Dismantled: An Insider Threat

NAP NACTA Dismantled: An Insider Threat

Defense and Security, Domestic October 29, 2016 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

With 30 Apex committee meetings, appointment of NSA as its Project Head and NACTA been the umbrella body, NAP and the flawed structure of NACTA has been exposed once again after a deadly attack in Quetta on Police Training Camp. Showing that NAPs 20 points and NACTA’s inability to handle […]

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The Prevention of Electronics Crimes Bill 2015

The Prevention of Electronics Crimes Bill 2015

Note: Original draft of the bill can be viewed at here The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology approved the Version 4 [1] of the Prevention of Electronics Crime Bill, 2015 on 16th April. According to the Ministry of IT, the law deals with hate speech, terrorist activities on the internet […]

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