Waqar K Kauravi and Umar Waqar

  • TOn 11 Jan 2018, The Diplomat linked the specter of nuclear war in South Asia with Trump’s speech announcing the new South Asia strategy on August 21, 2017. It stated, “Pakistan and India are two nuclear-armed states whose tense relations threaten to spiral into conflict. And that could ...

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  • TKunduz is well known to the Afghans as well as to rest of the world; it is located near Afghan Border with Tajikistan. Kunduz got fame when it was captured by the Taliban in September 2015 as first major blow to Afghan forces after withdrawal of US led NATO’s ISAF. Kunduz resurfaced to the ...

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  • TKDD.org defines Data mining as the process of discovering patterns in large data sets involving methods at the intersection of machine learning, statistics, and database systems. With the ‘Facebook Leaks’ hitting the headlines in western media and disclosures by a whistle blower, data ...

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  • TForeign Secretary Tahmina Janjua’s call for structural dialogue between Pakistan and the US to continue efforts against terrorism comes in the backdrop of two strategic developments in Asia. There is growing understanding between US, Afghan government and major stake holders in West Asia that ...

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  • TAlabama elections for senate and loss of the Republican seat to Democrats may appear to be insignificant for people outside the United States, but it is being felt as a tectonic shift in American politics. With a plummeting popularity, Republican Party and Donald Trump may be having cold feet this ...

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  • TAccording to Reuters, the head of the CIA said on 19 Oct that a U.S-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan was held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed. American Caitlan Coleman along with her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and their two sons were ...

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  • TLooking at the mismanagement of elections in 2013 and gory scenes of violence that took place in some places, one wonders as to why this phenomenon is plaguing Pakistan’s political scene, every time we have elections at any level. Holding of both Provincial and National assembly elections in ...

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  • TWaqar K Kauravi and Umar Waqar How do you feel if your parents and ancestors are abused every day, and on top of that you are told to keep quite? That’s is the precise reason that nations across the world develop a positive narrative about their past. History is the story of your ancestors, ...

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  • TSo the much awaited Trump policy on Afghanistan and South Asia is out, as reported by the American press, the address at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia was the most significant national security speech of Trump’s presidency to-date and reflects the outcome of months of internal ...

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  • TIn a 26 Jul report by the Washington Times; White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci was quoted boasting that he will continue firing people if they are not serving President Trump “honorably.” “You have a one-in-a-million, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to serve the ...

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  • T“The civil service is the back-bone of the State. Governments are formed. Governments are defeated; Prime Ministers come and go; Ministers come and go; but you stay on, and therefore, there is a very great responsibility placed on your shoulders.” –Quaid-e-Azam, Muhammad Ali ...

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  • TLast few weeks have seen the Pakistan Army receiving a deleterious flak of criticism from ‘friends and foes’ alike. Critics should realise that Pakistan is in a middle of a hybrid war which has taken a heavy toll on countries in the neighborhood. Hybrid war comes without formal ...

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