HUSSAIN SAQIB Cold Start will have a sorry ending, Pakistan sends across a loud message Pakistan’s National Command Authority (NCA), the apex forum on nuclear matters, has delivered an unequivocal message to India; Pakistan will maintain the capability for a Full Spectrum Deterrence at all costs to meet the eventuality of any aggression from India’s … More Full Spectrum Deterrence: An unequivocal message delivered to Indian hawks
HUSSAIN SAQIB As the experts, wary of Indo-US nuclear deal were anticipating, the worst has started taking place. The deal which was supposed to signal a new era of strategic and economic cooperation between India and the United States seems to have fallen apart. Those who were eying the deal to reap mammoth benefits for American … More American investment in Indo-US nuclear deal goes down the drain….
In civilized societies, it is considered near-taboo to take advantage of someone in deep distress. Nations do take advantage of other nations’ hour of need for their own strategic objectives but taking advantage of a nation devastated by an earthquake is nothing short of strategic callousness. As if the episode of Dr Shakeel Afridi was … More Strategic callousness: Deep inside the President’s Secret Army….
It is army-bashing time, in Pakistan and elsewhere. Every tongue-happy can say anything, anywhere depending on what suits him. This may be because of a misplaced perception that Pakistan’s armed forces have been weakened. Yes, there were certain incidents of some security lapses, essentially in the areas of civilian administration. And everyone has joined the … More “The Merchant of Menace” joins the unholy alliance…..
The United States inked a controversial civilian nuclear agreement with India in 2008. This unexpected move invited wrath from almost every stakeholder. Pakistan, another nuclear power and India’s neighbor and arch-rival was a little more frustrated about the preferential treatment meted out to India in view of the fact it is the only US-ally in the War … More After Japan, next nuclear meltdown can take place in India….