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Strategic calculus

A series of terrorist attacks in Pakistan has once again stirred a debate on how terrorists are undermining the overall security situation in Pakistan, specifically undermining Chinese and Pakistani interests.…

Rethinking strategic assets

The term ‘strategic’ is mostly used in military connotations, although its literal meaning translates into key or crucial. Oxford English Dictionary describes it as “a plan of action or policy…

Pakistan’s grand strategy

Pakistan’s institutions and policymakers, with some rare exceptions here and there, are prone to think and act tactically when dealing with major national issues instead of deliberating and planning in…