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Pakistan-Turkey Relations

Middle EastTackling The Emerging Middle East; Managing Saudi And Irani Influences
Tue, 25 Feb 2014

From what one can gather, Jinnah supported Great Britain in both World Wars. This should not be interpreted as a reflection of his belief in colonial causes and interests. Rather, these positions reflected the meaning of these wars for him and for the future of the people he represented.


Pakistan-Turkey Relations

South & Central AsiaChanging Middle East And Connection To Pakistan, India, Afghanistan
Wed, 12 Feb 2014

PoliTact has maintained that it’s the situation of Middle East especially connected with Iran, whether it involves a rapprochement or conflict, which will have a greater influence on the future direction of Afghanistan and Pakistan.


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.

Turkey Getting Sucked In The Syrian Conflict As Israel Threatens More Raids
Thu, 16 May 2013

As PM Erdogan visits US to meet President Obama, it is clear that Turkey is slowly getting sucked in the Syrian conflict. This was further validated by the bombings on May 11 in the border city of Rehanli, which killed about 50 people and wounding more than 100.

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Geopolitical Situation - Vantage Point Analysis

Resurgent Iran; Implications for Middle East, AfPak, And Security Council
Mon, 28 Oct 2013

These are interesting times indeed. Many of the international relations global norms and systems that have come to be accepted as the bedrock of stability, are in flux.

Post 2014 Afghanistan, Reconciliation And Central Asia
Mon, 23 Sep 2013

Without doubt, all major stakeholders are now worried about the post 2014 Afghanistan. As the date of US withdrawal approaches quickly, many of the variables connected to the smooth transition are far from resolved.

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Geopolitical Situation - Analysis of Perception and Perspective

Iranian Deal And Transformation Of Middle East
Sat, 23 Nov 2013

The process of transformation in the Middle East appears to be speeding up. If the western powers do reach an accord with Iran, it will come with tremendous risks and opportunities for both the region and the West.

US-Russia Agreement On Syria, Talks With TTP And Nawaz Sharif’s Visit To Turkey
Wed, 18 Sep 2013

Media discussion on VOA Urdu Radio Program ‘In The News.’ The debate revolves around the search for political solution in Syria and the recent US-Russia agreement, Pakistan’s attempt to negotiate with Taliban (TTP) and its message by killing

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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

The Correlation Between Pakistan’s Threat Perception And Regional Economics
Tue, 29 Jan 2013

As the US withdrawal from Afghanistan slated for late 2014 approaches, the politics of South and Central Asia is entering a particularly peculiar stage.

Pakistan’s Other Foreign Policy Challenge; Managing Ties Between Iran, Gulf States
Mon, 07 Jan 2013

With Pakistan’s ties with India somewhat stabilized and Afghan reconciliation making positive headway, it can be safely assumed that US-Pakistan relations are also on the positive trajectory.

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