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Ukraine-Russia: Stalemate Ensues, Concerns Multiply

Naad-e-Ali Sulehria – South Asia Fellow, PoliTact As the conflict between Ukraine and Russia continues, statement has set in. In recent negotiations, both sides rejected each...
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Hezbollah-Israel Tensions Escalate, Threatening Wider Conflict

• Last Friday, Hezbollah issued a stern warning that Israel "would receive a real slap in the face," asserting its readiness to counter Israeli aggression endlessly. On the other hand, Israel has threatened to replicate its Gaza offensive in Lebanon. • With all signs indicating the expansion of the conflict and no bargaining chips in hand for negotiations, the likelihood that Hezbollah and Israel would come to a peaceful agreement in the coming days is diminishing, as their major bone of contention, the Israel-Gaza conflict, continues to escalate.

Iran-Pakistan Cross-Border Clashes And Deep-Rooted Challenges

Naad-e-Ali Sulehria – South Asia Fellow, PoliTact On January 16, in an unexpected twist Iran launched airstrikes into Pakistan's Balochistan province, claiming to have targeted...

Pakistan’s Flareup With Afghanistan, Iran Clashes, Intensifying Attacks On Chinese Interests,...

Context As the new government settles in Pakistan, in addition to the economy, one of the key questions is how it will handle the relations...
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Convergences In US-Pakistan Ties And Afghanistan

Context Since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021, the Afghan Taliban character has been evolving and so are ties with Pakistan. The widely held...
Al Aqsa Mosque

Hamas Attack On Israel, Abraham Accords, And South Asia

Context In the previous articles, we have been examining the various dimensions of the Arab-Israeli rapprochement that got underway as a consequence of the Abraham...

Pakistan Post Election Crisis, Great Power Rivalry, and Societal Imbalance

By Arif Ansar Context Since the removal of Imran Khan’s government in April 2022 through a no confidence vote, Pakistan’s interim government finally held the election...
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Pakistan-Iran Cross Border Strikes, Gaza Conflict, And Expanding Proxy Wars

Context As Israel continues its military campaign and air bombardments on the Gaza Strip and retaliates against Palestinians for the October 7 Hamas ambush, fears...

Great Power Rivalry In South Asia And Ukraine

How is Ukraine Conflict Impacting South Asia? Context One of the key theaters of the shifting balance of power is Europe, where Russia and China had...