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Pakistan General Elections July 2018 - Perspectives

Paper No. 6390     Dated 23-June-2018

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan’s General Elections are scheduled for mid-July 2018 but the perspectives on it remain clouded in that in the run-up what has become abundantly clear is that the Pakistan Army-Supreme Court Chief Justice Combine carried out a “Judicial Coup” and thereby attempting scripting the outcome by pre-empting the return to power of Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by an unprecedented verdict of his ‘Disqualification for Life.”

Kishenganga Hydro Electric Project in J&K- India Should stand firm on its Rights:

Paper No. 6387                               Dated 9-June-2018
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
Ever since the Prime Minister of India inaugurated the Kishenganga Project in Jammu and Kashmir, the Pakistan media has been coming out with a spate of articles accusing India of violating the Indus Water Treaty of 1960.  
 

India’s China Policy Reset 2018 Strategically Inadvisable without India Stipulating Benchmarks for China

Paper No. 6370                                             Dated 23-Apr-2018

By Dr Subhash Kapila

India once again stands plagued reminiscent of 2004-05 with China throwing “thaws” and seconded by Indian China-Apologists and some in the policy establishment arguing for a reset of India’s China policy and all without advocating  ‘benchmarks’ for China to change its India-policy.

Pakistan’s Western Frontiers Restive: The Pakhtun Awakening

Paper No. 6367                                 Dated 18-Apr-2018

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan’s Western Frontiers comprising Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunwa Province and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), have been restive for decades but recent Pakhtuns widespread protests in Islamabad and in rest of Pakistan has been described by Pakistani columnists as “The Awakening” and the “Pakhtuns Spring”.

Afghanistan’s Comparative Perceptions of Pakistan and India

Paper No. 6363                                   Dated 09-Apr-2018

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Afghanistan was posed with mighty challenges on the Partition of the Indian Subcontinent in 1947 wherein Pakistan despite its Islamic commonality with Afghanistan became interposed as a “Hostile Neighbour” between Afghanistan and India which for centuries had civilizational and friendly ties.

China’s Strategic Vulnerabilities make it Assailable

Paper No. 6357                               Dated 20-Mar-2018

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China in the 21st Century may have a mighty military machine and a threatening missiles arsenal capable of hitting Continental United States but the Great Wall of China on land and the Great Sea Wall of artificially constructed & fortified islands in South China Sea still have not made China unassailable

Pakistan's Political Dynamics in Run-up to General Elections- May 2018

Paper No. 6351                                Dated 26-Feb-2018
By Dr Subhash Kapila
 
Pakistan’s politically churning dynamics in the run-up to its General Elections mid-2018 throws no surprises in the continuance of Pakistan Army’s obsessive fixation to prevent the return of Former PM Nawaz Sharif  and an equally determined PML-N under Nawaz Sharif in a confrontationist mode with the Pakistan Army to return to power.
 

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