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Pakistan-Iran Relations

Historic Afghan Vote And The Future
Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Afghanistan’s mountain of challenges aside, the peaceful elections is a historic step in the right direction. It may prove to be the beginning of the end of long suffering of Afghan people.

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Pakistan-Iran Relations

South & Central AsiaGeopolitics Of Energy Resources; What Can South Asia Learn From Europe
Tue, 01 Apr 2014

The terms ‘fracking’ and ‘shale gas’ have become quite popular in the last ten years or so. Shale gas and techniques such as fracking present tremendous potential for liberating individual countries from the clutches of a few gas and energy rich nations.

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Geopolitical Situation - Issue Brief

Iranian Nuclear Deal; Who Benefited And Now What
Mon, 25 Nov 2013

A media discussion on VOA Urdu Radio Program ‘In The News’ hosted by Shahnaz Nafees. The debate revolves around what the Iranian nuclear deal means for its role in the Middle East, South Asia, and especially AfPak.

The Status Of US, Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement
Sun, 24 Nov 2013

A media discussion on VOA Deewa Pashto Radio Program ‘Washington2Khyber’ hosted by Rahman Bunairee.

The debate revolves around the dynamics of the bilateral security agreement being negotiated between Afghanistan and the US.

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Geopolitical Situation - Vantage Point Analysis

Why North Waziristan Operation May Finally Happen
Sun, 02 Mar 2014

The demands and expectations for a military operation in North Waziristan have arisen a number of times in the past. Each time they did not materialize.

Assessing The Chances Of Success For A Potential Counter Terrorism Operation In North Waziristan
Fri, 14 Feb 2014

If an offensive goes ahead, Pakistan’s military will be unable to take full control of North Waziristan, a ruggedly mountainous zone slightly larger than the US state of Rhode Island, said Imtiaz Gul, executive director of the Center for Research and

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Geopolitical Situation - Analysis of Perception and Perspective

What To Make Of The Taliban Ceasefire In Pakistan?
Mon, 03 Mar 2014

A media discussion on VOA Dewa Radio’s Pashto program Washington2Khyber hosted by Rahman Bunairee. The debate evaluates various angles of the month long ceasefire announced by the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) on March 1.

Karzai’s Strategic Intent And Bilateral Security Agreement
Wed, 11 Dec 2013

The situation of Afghanistan is entering another turning point. After years of debate on the bilateral security agreement between the US and Afghanistan, it’s status hangs in limbo.

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Risk Assessment - Entropy Alert

Strike On Syria; The Day After And Non State Actors
Thu, 29 Aug 2013

Quite a bit of discussion has already taken place on the magnitude and the type of strike to conduct in Syria and the legal justification for it. Moreover, work also continues on forming an alliance and clarifying the US and western objectives for such an intervention.

Inter-Radical Conflict Looming In Syria: The End Of War On Terror?
Wed, 01 May 2013

The Syrian crisis had many tangents from the get go. It was never going to be like Iraq and Libya. For one, Syria is Iran’s closest ally, whose fall may isolate the country in a way the sanctions have never been able to.

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Global Security Advisor - Global Security Studies

Geopolitics Of Energy Resources; What Can South Asia Learn From Europe
Tue, 01 Apr 2014

The terms ‘fracking’ and ‘shale gas’ have become quite popular in the last ten years or so. Shale gas and techniques such as fracking present tremendous potential for liberating individual countries from the clutches of a few gas and energy rich nations.

The Future Of Central-South Asian Silk Road And Kashgar-Gawadar Economic Corridor
Tue, 15 Oct 2013

Talking with the Taliban is proving to be quite a task. For many the difficult part was about deciding on either a military approach or a political solution.

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