Lt Gen (retd) Naeem Khalid Lodhi

  • TWhenever two neighbouring states with strong political and military standoff acquire nuclear capabilities, with effective delivery means, the entire gambit of diplomacy and warfare changes. Nuclear parity (that exists between Pakistan and India) if properly understood by political and military ...

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  • TWhereas we were witnessing a very apparent slide in the rule of law, morality and general lack of trust at all levels - individual, institutional, national and international - but some of the recent developments in our beloved country are so alarming that any discerning mind cannot escape the ...

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  • TIt is always a great opportunity and good fortune for a nation to be on the right side of the Great powers. Great in terms of values, systems and people, USA commands huge political and economic clout, that can help build weaker countries and serve the humanity at large. But to be too close to such ...

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  • TThough we have been facing difficulties and suffering for a long time, at the hands of all these three countries, especially India and Afghan NDS, but it was never perceived as nexus in this form. We normally had bilateral difficulties for diverse reasons and through a variety of means. But the ...

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  • TWhenever two neighbouring states with strong political and military standoff, acquire nuclear capabilities with effective delivery means, the entire gambit of diplomacy and warfare changes. Nuclear parity (that exists between Pakistan and India) if properly understood by political and military ...

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  • TThe reason for abrupt pause in Karachi Operation is well known. The duration of special powers given to Sindh Rangers to carry out operations in aid of civil power has ended and further extension is not being granted by Chief Minister Sindh. He has rather decided to take the matter to Sindh ...

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  • TWe are right to celebrate a unique opportunity to improve our economic lot; that may lead to improved law and order, alongside positive political developments. But before we start expecting too much, we ought to weigh and analyse the pre-requisites of a grand venture and its implications for our ...

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  • TThe war on terror, already in its second decade, has shown significant military success and is moving fast to the logical end of its military component. Other than the military and material losses, the malaise of extremism in our society has caused tremendous psychological and social damage to our ...

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