Fledgling states located in regions filled with ideological, religious and ethnic strife, territorial disputes and various unfinished agendas have very little margin for error if they wish to preserve their security. The conception of security by such states must be dynamic and multifaceted and allotted a geospatial and chronological dimension […]
Author: Agha Hussain
Is Russia intentionally enabling Israeli aggression and impunity against its own ‘Regional Balancing Strategy’?
There exists a brand of dogma ingrained in some analytical mindsets which dictates that Iran and Russia are tag-teaming the US and the Saudis and possess relations between themselves as close as what have been between the latter for most of history. While an understandable impression to hold, it is […]
A regional strategic doctrine with any degree of coherence and undercut by well-defined objectives and principles is something Pakistan has never quite had before in the past. The weak position under which Pakistan entered the 21st Century vis-à-vis its immediate neighbourhood was cemented by the Benazir-Nawaz era disregard for managing […]
The deterioration of the situation in the Indian-occupied part of Kashmir after the selection by the Indian nation of a Hindu extremist party to govern the country in 2014 has arguably provided some semblance of an increase in attention to the woes of the Kashmiris residing on that side of […]
The angry exchange of negative statements between the USA and Pakistan starting from the end of 2017 have been characterized by rather bland responses from the latter put forth as ‘strong’ and ‘assertive’ by optimists. The ‘condemnations’ of the US seem to all involve lambasting it for ‘abandoning its friend […]