• 03 March, 2024
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Terrorism in J&K: Shifting Across Pir Panjal

The formidable Pir Panjal range, the transient home of nomadic shepherds of Gujjars and Bakarwal tribes, slices Jammu and Kashmir into two distinct areas. In the first few decades of…

By Maj Gen Neeraj Bali (Retd)

PAKISTAN’S ELECTIONS AND THE CHALLENGE ASIM MUNIR FACES

While all the counting and the conjectures on government formation go on, I draw the attention of my readership to the strategic fallout of the Pakistan election, and this is…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

THE INCREASING TREND OF ‘NEAR WARS’ AND THEIR IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

Even as full-blown wars such as the ones between Russia and Ukraine, and between Israel and Hamas, rage without decisive results, there are many situations around the world which remain…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

THE INDIAN ARMED FORCES IN MALDIVES: STORM IN A TEACUP

Nations deploy personnel from their armed forces in different neighbouring countries mostly for security and good will, that is if the politico-diplomatic relationship is cordial or something even better. Receiving…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

CHINESE GYRFALCON IN PAK SKIES

According to reports published in the media, General Zaheer Ahmed Babar, the Chief of Staff of the Pakistan Air Force, has disclosed the recent acquisition plans of the Pakistan Air…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

International Community Wake Up: Balochistan Cries For Help

Martin Luther king once rightly said, “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” Balochistan, a…

By Mudasir Dar

REVAMPING INDIAN ARTILLERY

The gunners in India recently celebrated their Corps Day on September 28, 2023. as it was this very date way back in 1827 when the first artillery unit was raised…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

J&K’S TACTICAL BATTLES: MISNOMERS AND NUANCES IN THE CURRENT TIMES PART 2 CAN THE HAMAS MODEL BE REPLICATED FOR CONFLICT RENEWAL

This is an article in continuation of the author’s Part 1 published in Chanakya Forum on 22 Sep 2023 A bold decision on 5th August 2019 removed J&K from the…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Hunting Khalistani Network And Question of Intelligence Agencies

Since past three months important Khalistani leaders were assassinated by unknown assailants. The incidents of killings were quite suspicious and carried out in what may be called one hit job.…

J&K Battle Of Narratives

On 6th May 23 Pakistan FM on G20 event in Srinagar said “We will respond to this in time, and they will remember it”[i]. On same day LeT/PAFF released a…

By Maj Gen Roopesh Mehta, SM,VSM

Afghanistan’s Throes Of Instability And Conflict

Introduction Afghanistan, the 'graveyard of empires,' has experienced continuous conflicts and instability within its borders and with Pakistan and Iran. The Taliban has enforced strict rules on ordinary Afghans, leaving…

By Saman Ayesha Kidwai

Pakistan, With Head Above The Water : Way The Cookie Crumbles

I am becoming increasingly more confident at answering the inevitable question about Pakistan that is thrown at me in seminars, interviews and interactions on geopolitics. The question revolves around Pakistan’s…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)