• 28 July, 2021
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Post-dated Cheque on a Bank That Doesn’t Exist!

Post-dated Cheque on a Bank That Doesn’t Exist Sushant Sareen This sums up the ‘pledge’ of Pakistan’s ‘selected’ Prime Minister Imran Khan to the people of Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir…

Pakistan: A Case of Military Overreach into Judiciary

Pakistan Army has held power over the state and it has always tried that the judiciary too should toe its line. Bilal Balouch, writing in Eat News, a Taiwanese digital media…

Pakistan’s Pashtun Problem

During a visit to Pakistan a few months after the Lal Masjid episode and emergence of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in 2007, I asked a question from all my interlocutors…

Two Sides of the Same Coin?

During a security briefing to Pakistani lawmakers, top generals of the Pakistan Army startled everyone by describing the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban as “two sides of the same coin because…

Another Chinese Enclave in Sri Lanka: Colombo Port City

China is building yet another enclave in Sri Lanka, Colombo Port City (CPC), raising concerns not only about its impact on local livelihood and traditional ways of being but even…

An Old Kinship and India-China Relation

An Old Kinship and India-China Relation Mr Claude Arpi For centuries India and Tibet shared values, not only in the spiritual realm (Mt Kailash, the sacred mountain of the Hindus…

PLA Rocket Force on a Missile Silo Spree

One of the most groundbreaking revelations regarding China's nuclear missile arsenal was revealed last week, indicating a pending sharp rise in intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in the arsenal of the…

Strategic Defiance, Political Compliance

Strategic Defiance, Political Compliance Sushant Sareen There were broadly two messages that emerged from the over eight hour long in-camera briefing given by the Pakistan Army and ISI Chiefs to…

Xi is CCP; CCP is Xi

On July 1, China celebrated the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) 100th anniversary, but it was all about 'Xi Jinping Thought' - set of policies and ideals narrated by President Xi. Melinda…

FATF Keeps Pakistan In The Grey Area

FATF Keeps Pakistan In The Grey Area Sushant Sareen Pakistan’s action and reaction, before and after every plenary of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) or its affiliated bodies has now…

Westward Ho! – India, China and Khalistan

Westward Ho! - India, China and Khalistan  Terry Milewski June 23rd marks the 36th anniversary of the 1985 Kanishka bombing, which took 329 lives aboard an Air India flight from…

The Politics of Water

The Politics of Water Nepal and India share one of the largest geo-hydrological regions called the Ganga-Brahmaputra Basin. Nepal covers a large part of the upper catchment of the sub-basin…