The Indus Water Treaty has withstood periods of tension and conflict between India and Pakistan and has provided a pathway for the two neighbours to amicably resolve issues relating to transboundary water supply. Both countries clearly have faith in the treaty and believe they benefit from its existence. Increased pressure on the Indus . . . → Read More: The water sharing treaty between Pakistan and India
Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper reported that in May this year, the U.S. handed over to Pakistan over 14 combat aircraft, 59 military trainer jets and 374 armoured personnel carriers. “Now we can spend this money to directly pay the terrorists enrolled into the United States army and also to revive the Pakistani economy…” said White House.
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The central problem confronting India in the region is no longer Pakistan or China. It is Delusions of Grandeur!
The recent article by Dhruva Jaishankar has proven one thing, foreign policy magazine should change it’s about us sections’ description. Instead of saying a ‘trusted adviser for global leaders . . . → Read More: Why Dhruva Jaishankar thinks USA is insane and stupid
On my way from Karachi airport to the city three weeks ago, I noticed large portraits of General Raheel Sharif at almost each crossing. That was a sign of a public-relations offensive that was as systematic in the media: One channel shows him comforting families of victims of terrorism, another broadcasts images of Raheel Sharif . . . → Read More: Why the Sharif can’t deliver
Pakistan and Russia have signed an inter-governmental agreement for the construction of 1,100-kilometer (684-mile) gas pipeline, stretching from southern Pakistan’s Karachi to Lahore in the country’s northeast.
Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak signed the agreement in Islamabad today (Friday).
. . . → Read More: Gas pipeline deal between Russia – Pakistan confirmed
(By Greg Jaffe)In meeting after meeting this spring and summer, President Obama insisted that the last American troops in Afghanistan would return home by the end of his presidency, definitively ending the longest war in American history.
. . . → Read More: Obama not too hopeful of bringing back the troops anytime soon
(By Ravish Tiwari) The BJP’s indoctrination document for party workers refers to China as “external challenge” to India’s interests, putting it in the same league as Pakistan at a time when PM Modi has been publicly pitching for development ties with the neighbour.
“We have border disputes with Pakistan and China, both these neighbouring countries . . . → Read More: BJP puts China and Pakistan under enemy category
Some 588 people were killed and another 1,007 sustained injuries in 821 incidents of terrorism in the country during the first eight months of the year.
This was revealed in a month-wise break-up issued by the interior division for the period between January and September 2015. January and May proved to be the deadliest months . . . → Read More: Acts of terrorism for 2015 in Pakistan
Former Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan is poised to surpass compatriot Javed Miandad as the team’s greatest Test match run scorer, but he refuses to be considered the equal of a man he describes as a ‘legend and an idol’.
The 37-year-old needs just 19 more runs in the three-Test series against England starting in . . . → Read More: Younis Khan may break Javed Miandad’s test record