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Pakistan-Iran Relations

Middle EastThe Future Of Asymmetric Warfare In Middle East
Sun, 15 May 2016

By Justin McCauley

As the power contest between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran intensifies, an important factor is Iran’s advantage in the area of asymmetric warfare, particularly with regard to Yemen and Syria.

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Pakistan-Iran Relations

Middle EastAmerica’s Middle East Policy; Mitigating Iran, Saudi Arabia Tensions
Sat, 16 Jan 2016

Dr Claude Rakisits

Washington’s management of its wobbly and contested Middle East policy has just become whole lot more difficult and complicated with the worsening of tensions between Riyadh and Tehran following the recent Saudi execution of an elderly Shiite cleric on dubious terrorism

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Geopolitical Situation - Issue Brief

Tensions In South China Sea, Shangri-La Dialogue, And South Asia
Tue, 02 Jun 2015

A media discussion on VOA Urdu Program ‘Round Table’ held on June 1, 2015. The debate covers the tensions in South China Sea related to Island reclamation and the 14th Shangri-La Security Dialogue that took place in Singapore from May 29-31.

IS, AQ Rivalry In South, Central Asia And Afghan Reconciliation
Mon, 23 Feb 2015

Recent media reports indicate the Afghan reconciliation process is once again picking pace. While the Afghan officials have confirmed the development, Afghan Taliban are tight lipped about it.

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Geopolitical Situation - Vantage Point Analysis

What Does The Chinese One Belt One Road, American Pacific Pivot Imply For South Asia?
Mon, 14 Sep 2015

By Kulsoom Belal

This article is part of PoliTact’s recently launched initiative to look at the events of the Pacific region from the vantage point of South Asia.

The UAE, China Growing Strategic Partnership
Mon, 27 Jul 2015

By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Throughout the 21st century, China’s ties with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have strengthened in various domains. China and the UAE’s growing relationship is a case in point.

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Geopolitical Situation - Analysis of Perception and Perspective

The Future Of Asymmetric Warfare In Middle East
Sun, 15 May 2016

By Justin McCauley

As the power contest between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran intensifies, an important factor is Iran’s advantage in the area of asymmetric warfare, particularly with regard to Yemen and Syria.

America’s Middle East Policy; Mitigating Iran, Saudi Arabia Tensions
Sat, 16 Jan 2016

Dr Claude Rakisits

Washington’s management of its wobbly and contested Middle East policy has just become whole lot more difficult and complicated with the worsening of tensions between Riyadh and Tehran following the recent Saudi execution of an elderly Shiite

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Risk Assessment - Entropy Alert

What Will Determine The Future Direction Of US-Pakistan Ties?
Tue, 21 Oct 2014

The settling in of the Modi government in India, and installation of a unity setup in Afghanistan, represents the beginning of a new phase of politics for Pakistan and the region. However, this is just one dimension of the dramatic change that presently engulfs the region and beyond.

What to Expect Next In Gaza Crisis; Risks For Israel, Region
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

The present schism in the region and Iran’s engagement in nuclear talks with the West, allows Israel the opportunity to act without liability against Hamas and Gaza.

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Global Security Advisor - Global Security Studies

Saudi Arabia: External And Internal Threats Looming
Mon, 23 Feb 2015

Dr Claude Rakisits

The royal rulers of Saudi Arabia must feel somewhat nervous of late. Seen from Riyadh, externally, the neighbourhood is not looking very hospitable and rather hostile towards the kingdom.

US Middle East Policy; Dealing With Iran And Non-State Actors
Mon, 28 Jul 2014

The American Middle East policy stands at a crucial juncture. The dramatic turn of events in Iraq, overthrow of democratically elected government in Egypt, the continuing Syria quagmire, and now the Gaza crisis, are all demonstrating the pressure points.

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