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Don’t Forget The Missiles

Don’t forget the missiles

In the second nuclear age, we have entered a new and dangerous phase of unchecked proliferation in which missile proliferation in many regions of the world is threatening to disrupt…

The Ballistic Missile Threat

The ballistic missile threat

In the second nuclear age, we have entered a new and dangerous phase of unchecked proliferation in which the missile competition between the major regional powers is threatening to disrupt…

Nuclear Cruise Missiles

Nuclear cruise missiles

"Anybody in my opinion has the ability to make a very inexpensive cruise missile. It is not a matter of technology. It is just a matter of when it is…

Chinese whispers

TO paraphrase Oscar Wilde, to lose one recently appointed senior cabinet minister could be construed as a misfortune; losing two seems like carelessness. China’s defence minister, Li Shangfu, was late…

The IMF-govt trust deficit

The Pakistani public is being subjected to extremely disturbing macroeconomic indicators with each subsequent update showing a worsening trend - data-set sourced to government entities, including the Pakistan Bureau of…

Diplomatic footprints

Barack Obama's eight years in the White House (2009-2016) were marked by more downs than ups in Pak-US relations. The year 2011, in particular, saw the lowest point in a…