Taj M Khattak

  • President Ayub Khan’s brief address to the nation on 6th September 1965 was a moment when history of Pakistan took a turn.  It was a moment which we remember for exactly what we were doing or where we were, when it happened.  On that day, a few minutes past eleven in the morning ...

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  • China’s interest in maritime trade dates back to early 15th century when, between 1433 and 1495 during Ming era, Admiral Zheng undertook seven ocean voyages to coastal territories of Indian Ocean and beyond. Historians credit him as well accustomed to battle and having sound knowledge about ...

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  • The idea of recognizing a nation state’s special rights over sea space outside territorial limits and calling it Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is a relatively new one. In earlier times, a country’s sovereign territorial waters extended up to the distance where cannon shots landed in the ...

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