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Pakistan-Iran Relations

Asia PacificTensions 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.

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Pakistan-Iran Relations

South & Central AsiaUnderstanding The Threat Posed By Islamic State To South Asia
Wed, 18 Mar 2015

Arif Ansar

Mixed reviews have emerged on the threat posed by IS to South Asia. One of the arguments postulates that the group will not be able to make significant inroads because the socio-political and religious terrain of the Middle East and South Asia are fundamentally different.

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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

Differences Between Israeli Operation Protective Edge, Pillar Of Defense, And 2006 Israeli-Lebanon War
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Gaza crisis has erupted once more. Rockets are being fired at Israeli cities, just like in 2012, 2009 and 2006, and the Israeli ground offensive is now underway as well.

Making Sense; North Waziristan Operation, Talks With TTP, Afghan Reconciliation
Fri, 30 May 2014

All the pieces are slowly falling in place; Indian election is over and that of Afghanistan is also moving towards a closure. Whoever is the new Afghan president, the candidates have indicated they will sign the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US.

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Geopolitical Situation - Analysis of Perception and Perspective

Understanding The Threat Posed By Islamic State To South Asia
Wed, 18 Mar 2015

Arif Ansar

Mixed reviews have emerged on the threat posed by IS to South Asia.

What Does Iraq Represent; Ground Reality And Public Narrative
Mon, 30 Jun 2014

More and more the ground reality is at odd with the narrative that is presented publicly to explain it. There are several reasons for why this may be happening. Events are occurring rapidly, and moving too quickly, to be understood fully in the time available.

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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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