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Deeper partnerships

At the start of 2024, Europeans are deeply concerned by the ongoing Russian war of aggression against Ukraine and by the conflict that has broken out again in the Middle…

Strategic instability

Since the 1970s, Pakistan has periodically proposed regional arms control and confidence-building measures (CBMs). India usually rejects such proposals as it perceives China as its main threat. Though India and…

FATF strategic initiatives & Pakistan

The fourth, three-day plenary session of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) concluded on October 27, 2023, with delegates from more than 200 jurisdictions that addressed prominent issues related to…

Strategic partners

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington last month is a stark reminder of the rapidly developing Indo-US strategic partnership and the high priority attached by the US to…

No longer geostrategic

Despite once being a coveted gateway between the East and the West, Pakistan’s so-called ‘geostrategic location’ now stands as a relic of a bygone era. Struggling to keep pace with…

Geo-economic strategic depth

Pakistan’s new narrative of geo-economics is facing the most crucial question: how to tackle geopolitics in the best possible way while keeping in view its geographical location. The country’s neighbour…

A flourishing partnership

Prime Minister Imran Khan will be visiting Tajikistan on 16-17 September, 2021 to participate in the 20th Anniversary Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of State.…

The Power Of Partnerships

The power of partnerships

The Power of Partnerships’ is the title of a recently published book authored by Kamal Hayat, the former CEO of the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF). The book is an…

A Strategic Shift

A strategic shift

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has outlined a new American policy whereby countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the main focus of America’s national…