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Courtesy: Indian Express

Nuclear Sanctions: Drifting Away From The US-Pakistan Détente

As 2016 came to a close, a familiar but unwelcomed chapter in US-Pakistan relations opened: the US imposed sanctions on seven Pakistani entities allegedly associated with Islamabad’s missile programme. The US government deemed the seven “government, parastatal, and private entities in Pakistan” as “determined to be involved in activities that […]

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Atlantic Route

Reshuffling Transatlantic Alliances: Rapprochement or Estrangement?

The US elections 2016 have generated a host of significant concerns and misgivings. At the heart lies the biggest one of all: Will Donald Trump’s ascension to the Oval Office reshuffle the cards for transatlantic diplomacy and European security? Trump comes to power when NATO is witnessing “[Russian] larceny and […]

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Dead bodies of US soldiers returning

Post-Cold War Foreign Policy Spectrum of the United States

History has not ended yet, despite the strong notion that was heralded to this effect by the American political pundits in the aftermath of Cold War. Pragmatism that was suffused by realist considerations gradually gave way to a liberal conservative mentality hinged on beliefs of moral and political exceptionalism. Promulgation […]

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US Elections: The Presidency of Donald Trump

US Elections: The Presidency of Donald Trump

Briefs, Geopolitics, North America, Research Brief November 10, 2016 at 2:54 pm 1 comment

The election of Donald J Trump as President Elect of the United States in the 2016 elections has come as a shock for many. The controversial nature of Trump’s presidential campaign has raised many apprehensions inside the USA and around the world. CSCR has formulated a research Brief highlighting his […]

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US Election Day 2016 Timeline

US Election Day 2016 Timeline

The 2016 US election is almost over. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have cut different molds throughout the 2016 election cycle, labeled as “the nastiest in many decades and one that will leave an uncertain legacy for future cycles”. Trump can upset Clinton if Pennsylvania and Michigan vote Republican. Colorado […]

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US Elections: November 8th and Beyond

US Elections: November 8th and Beyond

November 8th, Tuesday, will be a critical day for US politics, the American people and the US as a whole, as America votes for its 45th president. A drum roll will echo across the globe with the entire world expected to be glued to proceedings as the final electoral count […]

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Source: Indian Express

Rejuvenating US-Pakistan Relations: Time For The Elixir of Life

At his address to the US Congress in June, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi remarked: “The Orchestra have sufficiently tuned their instruments, the baton has given the signal. And there is a new symphony in play.” Following that, the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chairman, Ed Royce (R-CA) […]

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The 2016 Elections in the Star-Spangled Banner

The 2016 Elections in the Star-Spangled Banner

Geopolitics, Issue Brief, North America May 20, 2016 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

Why bother with America’s Elections of 2016? The 2016 US Presidential elections are perhaps the signposts of a new era, the façade of a decision point in US history and a critical juncture for world powers, including Pakistan. The US executive has increasingly transformed into a ‘global leader’, underscoring that […]

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Pak-US Ties: Chequered History and a Troubled Future

Pak-US Ties: Chequered History and a Troubled Future

North America October 17, 2015 at 12:02 am 1 comment

The devastating culmination of World War II had a significant bearing on the anatomy of world politics. Britain no longer remained a power that could dictate world order. The Great War was supplanted by a protracted tussle between USA and USSR. Popularly known as the Cold War, the clash between […]

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Has Obama Lost the Bout?

Has Obama Lost the Bout?

North America August 14, 2015 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

“Vigilantibus non dormientibus jura subveniunt” applies where one party fails to assert its affirmation and dedication to defend its rights. It may well be restricted to domestic application of native legal provisions, strictly within one state’s judicial domains, but it conveys a fair sense of what went wrong in the […]

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