Opinions

May 21, 2020

Mapping Middle Eastern Politics and the Covid-19 Challenge

Middle East is perhaps one of the most volatile regions in global politics and is more than often the reason for multiple conflicts. By Amna […]
May 19, 2020

Qualifying the Crime in Occupied Kashmir: High Time to Call A Spade A Spade

“How carelessly imperial power vivisected ancient civilizations. Palestine and Kashmir are imperial Britain’s festering, blood-drenched gifts to the modem world. Both are fault lines in […]
May 13, 2020

Religious Lockdown in India: Where should Muslims go?

Dr. Maria Saifuddin Effendi Genocide is a mass cleansing of ethnic or religious communities within a short period of time. It is a process, ordered […]
April 29, 2020

Kashmir – From Security to Human Security Lockdown

Dr. Maria Saifuddin Effendi Disasters are both man-made and natural. Within a year in Indian held Kashmir, Modi-made disaster brought more brutality and violence since […]
April 18, 2020

COVID-19: Denouement of Neo-liberalism?

“We are facing a human crisis unlike any we have experienced, our social fabric and cohesion is under stress. We have moved to a recession […]
December 30, 2018

China’s Rise in The 21st Century: A Realist Analysis

RESEARCH PAPER: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY THE AUTHOR AND POLICYEAST. Author: SYED MOHAMMAD HUSSAIN   French revolutionary Napoleon Bonaparte once referred to China as a “sleeping […]
December 16, 2018

India’s Economic Future

By Zainab Abbassi “We end today a period of ill fortune and India discovers herself again. The achievement we celebrate today is but a step, […]
November 3, 2018

Pakistan’s Counter-Terrorism Experience

Earlier this month, Pakistan’s foreign minister offered to share the country’s counter terrorism expertise with the world. While addressing the regional issues at the Shanghai […]
October 30, 2018

Sino-Pakistan Relations: A Strategic Entente

By: Hamid Warraich Sino-Pak relationship is a paragon of friendship which is often termed as higher than the sky; deeper than the ocean and sweeter […]
October 9, 2018

Kashmir Conundrum: A Core Determinant in Pakistan- India Relations

By Sana Imtiaz Kitchlew (The author holds Master of Philosophy in International Relations from School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University. She is a […]
October 9, 2018

Kautilya’s Influence on Indian Strategic Thought

By Ayaz Khokar (The author holds M.Phil in IR from School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-I-Azam University.He is currently engaged in independent research on […]
October 9, 2018

Pakistan-U.S Relations and the Fight Against Terrorism

By Zainab Abbasi (The writer is an M.Phil scholar and a Visiting lecturer at Quaid-i-Azam University and COMSATS. Her area of speciality is South Asia, […]
October 7, 2018

Reforming the Bureaucracy: The Challenge for ‘Naya’ Pakistan

Bureaucracy underpins the efficient public service delivery. It is the second pillar, executive, of any state. Unfortunately, in Pakistan, no government has ever stressed on […]
October 3, 2018

South Asia’s Strategic Environment

The rising strategic environment of South Asia primarily revolves around some key players: Pakistan, China and India as the regional actors and the US. India […]
September 30, 2018

The Changing Dynamics of Pakistan-Russia Relations

Pakistan and Russia have had frayed relations in the past. The divisions in Cold War era and Soviet-Afghan war created the distant relationship between two […]
September 30, 2018

U.S and Palestine under Trump: A roll back to Pre-Oslo times?

With President Donald Trump assuming office as 45th U.S President, relations between Palestine and U.S kicked off with bubbling goodwill and high-spirited gestures by both […]
September 28, 2018

Indian Punitive War Design against Pakistan: A Strategic Gamble?

Indian security and foreign policy orientation has transformed under Modi administration. Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of India in 2014 after land slide victory of […]
September 23, 2018

Cyber Warfare and Pakistan

The next Pearl Harbour could very well be a cyber-attack. (Leon Panetta, former Director of the CIA) Many eyebrows were raised when the former CIA […]
September 22, 2018

Rise of China: The Strategic Response of India

Bilateral relations in international system are marked with complexity and uncertainty and the competition among world major powers is rising with every passing day. India […]
September 22, 2018

Military Modernization: Geo-Strategy of India

There is an old understanding that ‘Geography inspires strategy in India’. Indian national interests have geo-centric orientation in defining its operational areas of vital significance. […]