Shams-uz-Zaman

  • Superfluously, the latest round of skirmishes along the Line of Control between Indian and Pakistani troops appears to be just another incident of cross border firing. But if viewed with some degree of objectivity, one could make the reasonable conclusion that it might lead to disaster. Owing to ...

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  • The annual Strategic Survey of IISS, released few weeks ago speculated increased risk of a nuclear exchange between Indian and Pakistan, in case a conflict escalates into a war between these states. The report cites Pakistani low yield short range nuclear warheads (also called as Tactical Nuclear ...

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  • Pakistan’s nuclear programme is again making headlines in the international media. This is often repeated; mostly whenever new estimates about the world nuclear forces are publicised or other topics become too boring for scholars, who are waiting for an opportunity to debate the conspiracy ...

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  • The Indian policymakers finally, on 11 May 1998, lifted the veil from the true face of the Buddha which had apparently smiled “peacefully” on 18 may 1974 in Pokhran. Pakistan was quick to display its tit for tat reaction a few days later. Although the 1998 testing did give India the ...

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