Opinions

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 giant, […]
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, an […]
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 Cooperation […]
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 than […]
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 political […]
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 Strategic […]
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, Politics […]
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 the […]
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 plays […]
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 states. […]
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 sides. […]
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 BJP […]
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 director […]
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 and […]
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. India […]
September 21, 2018

In ‘Naya’ Pakistan, whose interests come first?

There’s been a wave of excitement within Pakistan since the election of Imran Khan, and a flurry of activity on the part of the international community, […]
September 9, 2018

Pakistan’s Exit West Moment?

In August of 2001, Pakistan’s military chief General Pervaiz Musharraf took oath as the president of the country. A month following the vent of 9/11 and […]
September 9, 2018

Turkey-US Relations; The Turning Point

The maxim; ‘no permanent friends and no permanent allies’ is not something unheard in this century. For the current realm of international relations, this fits a […]
August 26, 2018

The Saudi-Canadian Fiasco

In the international realm, things neither have a set pattern or any kind of order; things occur and more than often give rise to expansive rifts […]
January 24, 2018

Jerusalem: After 30 Years of Hope and Failure, What’s Next for Israel/Palestine?

The United States has forfeited its authority as a neutral broker. It may be time for the Palestinian street to have its say. We’re in trouble. […]