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Vol. 7-Issue No 57 26th April, 2021 Editorial The Great Surrender Sunday 18th April was an ugly day. The activists of banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and police engaged in skirmishes at Chowk Yateemkhana Lahore. Eleven police men, including a DSP, were taken hostage by the TLP activists. Police fired and killed at least three TLP […]

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    Vol. 7-Issue No 54 03rd April, 2021 Editorial On Sale-State Bank or Pakistan In an unprecedented move, the State Bank of Pakistan is likely to be given under control of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  A move, which is being seen as tinkering with the sovereignty of the country. It would amount to give financial […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 51 12th March, 2021 Editorial NEED TO BRIDLE THE RISE OF TERRORISM After witnessing a conspicuous reduction in terrorism in Pakistan from 2014 onwards, there seems to be a noticeable rise in the terrorist acts again in 2020-21, especially in KPK and Balochistan. Karachi is also facing some increase in the terrorist […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 41 19th December, 2020 Editorial Will India attempt a surgical strike against Pakistan? India is straining at the leash to restore the image of its armed forces which was badly bruised by the humiliating fiasco of downed Indian jet and capture of its pilot Abhinandan and further drubbing of the Indian soldiers […]

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    Vol. 5-Issue No 37 02nd November, 2020 INTRODUCTION During the period under review terrorist acts at Quetta and Peshawar gave a clear indication of the resurgence of terrorism in various parts of Pakistan. In Quetta the blast took place while the PDM jalsa was taking place there. The next jalsa of PDM is scheduled to be […]

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    Vol. 4-Issue No 34 9th  October, 2020 NATIONAL Terror incidents in North Waziristan & Kohat Pakistan Army’s Captain Abdullah Zafar was killed during exchange of fire with terrorists during night patrolling, along with other security personnel, in Shakai of South Waziristan (28th September). A police constable Fazal Ghani was shot dead by unidentified assailants in […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 53 27th March, 2021 Editorial Pak-India détente-How? Overnight Pakistan and India have stopped firing at the Line of Control and given up spewing hate at each other; presenting themselves as perfectly friendly innocuous neighbours who have no issues to quarrel over. Peace is no doubt the most preferred option so every Pakistani and […]

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    Vol. 6-Issue No 45 13th January, 2021 Editorial ISLAMIC STATE’S FOOT-PRINTS IN PAKISTAN The brutal killing of 11 Hazara shias in Kuchh, Balochistan on 4 January, 2021, was carried out by the terrorist organization, Islamic State, (IS) as claimed by it. IS has gained good foothold in Afghanistan and is called Islamic State in Khorasan […]

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    Vol. 5-Issue No 39 23rd November, 2020 Editorial THE RISING THREATS Pakistan is grappling with internal threats of terrorism, extremism and radicalization and external threats from the belligerent forces at its eastern and western borders. The complexity of situation compounds when the sources and perpetrators of both threats, internal and external, support and supplement each […]

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    Vol. 4-Issue No 36 24th October, 2020 INTRODUCTION The period under review witnessed terrorist activities in KP, Balochistan and in Karachi city. The terrorists and insurgents conducted low intensity insurgency to wear out the forces. Similarly, Karachi is being targeted with a mix of terrorism, low intensity urban guerilla tactics and acute sectarianism. The situation […]

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