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Pakistan Military Establishment Geopolitically Cornered

Paper No. 6121                                  Dated 06-Jun-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Emerging geopolitical power- play in which Pakistan finds itself in the vortex and the resultant “reality-bites” seem to have overwhelmingly stung the Pakistan military establishment which may generate implications for India.

Setback to India’s Pak Policy and the China Factor

Paper No. 6099                               Dated 12-Apr-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit practically scuttled the progress of the bilateral peace process when he indicated (April 07) in New Delhi that the talks between India and Pakistan was suspended, and there was no reciprocal visit on agenda by an Indian investigation team to Pakistan. 

Pakistan Army Chief’s Visit to United States November 2015 Analysed

Paper No. 6034                                 Dated 18-Nov-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan Army Chief, General Raheel Sharif’s visit to United States from November 16-20, 2015 has raised more questions than meets the eye.  This is because of the contradictory reports in Pakistani media that the Pakistan Army Chief was not on a “US-invited visit” but instigated a “self-invited” visit, hardly a few weeks after the Pakistani Prime Minister had visited Washington to meet President Obama.

Pakistan: Ten Days after 'comprehensive' Operations in North Waziristan:

Paper No. 5732       Dated 27-Jun-2014
By Dr.  S.Chandrasekharan.
 
Though intensive operations against the TTP commenced on 23rd May 2014, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) formally christened the operation as “Zarb-e-Azb” on 15th of June.  This was a week after the  audacious attack by the TTP on Karachi International Airport on the morning of 8th June. 
 

Pakistan: Army poised for full scale offensive against TTP in North Waziristan:

Paper No: 5720                        Dated 6-Jun-2014
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
On 24th of May, the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan of Pakistan had announced that no decision had been taken for a full scale military operation in North Waziristan.  But there are many indications that show that the Army is poised to begin a regular offensive soon and perhaps this could happen in a week.
 

India’s Pakistan Policy 2004-2013 Spins on its Head

Paper No. 5491                                          Dated 13-May-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan Elections- A Preview

Paper No. 5451                      Dated 7-Apr-2013

By B.Raman

The forthcoming Pakistani elections to the National Assembly on May 11,2013, should be of close interest to India. Will the elections pave the way for another five years of civilian rule uninterrupted by Army intervention or will there be new instability prompting the Army to intervene? It is too early to answer this question, but certain issues need to be underlined.

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