Tag: Afghanistan

Pakistan is Marking 21 Years of its Nuclear Deterrent – if Only a Fence Was Built on The Durand Line at The Same Time

Many in Pakistan are celebrating the 21st anniversary of the development and successful first test of the country’s nuclear deterrent. These nuclear weapons have largely helped to prevent a major 1971 style war in south Asia due to the peace keeping phenomenon known as mutually assured destruction. But while a […]

Pakistan Must Take Swift Action Against the Foreign Backers of BLA Terrorism

Yesterday, four heavily armed BLA terrorists dressed in uniforms of security service personnel broke into a five-star hotel in Gwadar with the intent of slaughtering civilian gusts including foreigners – Chinese guests in particular. After a heroic security guard was martyred in his valiant attempted to prevent the terrorists from […]

Venezuela’s Government is Legitimate Like it or Not – Afghanistan’s is Illegitimate in Every Sense

Objective legitimacy Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro controls all of his country’s legally defined territory in spite of political protests from the opposition (many of which are being funded from abroad) –At present, the Kabul “government” of Ashraf Ghani is thought to control less than 50% of all Afghan territory whilst […]

Afghanistan Was Designed to Fail And The International Community Has Incubated This Failure

While much of the world has been transfixed by the post-2014 Ukraine conflict and its historical origins, Afghanistan’s internal conflicts and Kabul’s conflicts with its neighbours have followed much the same pattern. The main differences is that Afghanistan’s troubles have been going on for far longer. To understand the similarities […]

Today’s Tragic Terrorist Attack in Balochistan is a Grim Reminder of How Pakistan is a Victim And Not an Aggressor

Due to its location between hostile neighbours, Pakistan has faced the threat of terrorism on its soil since its inception as a state. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, India helped to foment separatist extremism in what was then East Pakistan. After India fought against Pakistan in 1971 which resulted in […]