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BRICS Declaration: Pakistan Soul Searching on Jehadi Terror
Pakistan is in a strange situation. On one side, its citizens are seeing their country move rapidly towards abyss, and on the other side, they – despite their opposition – cannot (or will not, at least completely) back the banishment and complete destruction of the Jehadi system. Jehad is... Read more
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Drones: Are Drone Strikes the Future of War?
Drones are being used more and their use will increase in the coming years.  The poster-boy for the drone attacks has been Pakistan.  US – and even Pakistan – have used it to great effect.  Sometimes, there have been great misgivings, and the career-activists have been crying hoarse on... Read more
New Terror Games in Afghanistan Begin as Anti-India Axis Takes Charge
The power struggles of South Asia will define the future of the terrorism in the world in the next 4-5 years.  And the cards are stacked heavily against India at the moment.  Despite the best efforts of Doval and Modi to counter Pakistan, the Pakistani establishment has once again... Read more
British Lord calls for Nuking Af-Pak border
The terrorism emanating out of Af-Pak borders – specially the FATA area is exasperating, as US pounds the area with drones.  So, we have Britain’s House of Lords member Lord Gilbert has come up with an ingenious although asinine solution – Drop a Neutron Bomb (ERRB warhead) there. “Your... Read more
The latest Wikileaks expose of emails by Stratfor’s VP for Intelligence Fred Burton shed interesting light on Osama Bin Laden and also Pakistan’s role in it. For one, it seems that Osama’s body was never consigned to the sea, but brought all the way back to the US. Stratfor’s... Read more
Taliban Shoots down 15 Pakistani Soldiers in Revenge
A Taliban commander comes on and after saying he is going to shoot his captives as a revenge for his people having been killed by the Government. Then he shouts “Allah-o-Akbar” (Allah is Great) and shoots 15 military personnel down. The situation wouldn’t be anything strange given the reputation... Read more

As Western powers look to reorient their engagement strategy in the AfPak region with the help of Islamabad, the US intelligence community has conveyed to its Senate that Pakistan regards some militan

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