Chinese efforts to make best of French President Macron's visit to China, as success of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), recently enshrined in the constitution, have not been bought by the West. Macron has been balanced in choosing his words to say “I want us to define together the rules of a balanced relationship in … Continue reading China uses Macron’s visit to advertise success of BRI in EU.
Sharing the Washington Post article and my comments with friends dated 24 November 2017. Comments With shrinking caliphate/concentrated locations of militants by some hard actions, it is expected that sporadic militant attacks and lone wolf attacks at unexpected locations killing innocent people will rise. This episode adequately described in the article, claiming more than two hundred innocent … Continue reading Terror enters Mosque of Egypt
As against high expectations from President Trump’s long tour of Asia, there seems to be no change in North Korea flash point except ‘Old’ and ‘Fat’ jibes. It appears that world community at large seems to be settling down with status quo approach, with some statements and posturing. Is the world finding itself helpless … Continue reading Is Nuclear Blackmailing Theory going to be a New Normal? Is the World helpless in facing its dangerous Implications?
Sharing with friends the live telecast of TV debate at NewsX at 0830 PM on 01 August 2017, on the subject, where I enjoyed participating. My compliments to all security forces ,who participated in the operation and all Government agencies who supported it. Insight: Angry Kashmiri youth take to streets after LeT commander Abu Dujana’s … Continue reading Abu Dujan Neutrilised: Synergised Counter-terror Operations yield Results
Sharing with friends the prime time debate at 9 PM on NewsX on 28 July 2017, in which I happen to participate. Press URL links below to see Video recording. Nation at 9: Nawaz Sharif disqualified as PM; ‘Big Boss Bajwa’ enemy no. 1? By NewsX Bureau | Updated: 29 July 2017 12:01 AM “Oh lord, help me … Continue reading What ousted Nawaz Sharif ? Debate on NewsX.
IS attack on innocent people in Pakistan. Sharing my comments, published in Washington Post on February 16, 2017 on the news item "Islamic State blast at famed Sufi shrine in Pakistan kills at least 73" Click for URL I convey my sympathies to all the innocent people, who have been killed in this barbaric act, … Continue reading Islamic State blast in Pakistan kills at least 73
China’s handing over of two combat ships to Pakistan on January 14, 2017, for ‘safety of Gwadar Port’ (Dawn, 15 January,2017) and later the headline was changed to ‘for Maritime Security’, on clarification from Pakistan Maritime Security Agency. It opens a new line of argument, which China has been avoiding to commit so far, that … Continue reading CPEC- Benign economic Game Changer or Dangerous Strategic Gamble
http://www.kashmirmonitor.in/Details/113466/outgoing-hooda-calls-kashmir-a-%e2%80%98long-war-says-no-easy-solution-to-conflict For the past few days, so many personalities, who have never been close to bullets spray, including few Veterans have been passing judgment and pulling down the morale of the Army, without understanding the dynamics of terrorist strikes. If Army was to go by their advice and TV debates, all military garrisons need to … Continue reading Nagrota Incident and Aftermath: Prognosis from Military Perspective
Backdrop Before the 9/11 terrorist attack, a global power like US and Western world would have never imagined that an insignificant entity like al- Qaeda could attack mighty US, announcing terrorism as a dangerous kind of warfare, despite countries like India repeatedly drawing attention to its dangerousness in UN and other forums, about such … Continue reading Terrorists with Tactical Nukes: Warning Signal for Global Reaction
Post surgical strikes against ‘terrorists and their supporters’ by India, there have been plethora of articles/debates/views/statements on various aspects covering the run up to the military action and possible reactions of Pakistan to it. An objective analysis to include managing of escalation ladder is worth an attempt from strategic perspective. Pakistan has tried every possible … Continue reading Escalation dynamics after ‘surgical strikes on terrorists’ by India: An analysis