SOHAIL A. AZMIE

  • Calling December 4, 1971, as a “decisive naval action by the Indian naval ships on Karachi Port”, which the Indian navy believes “heralded the victory of India over Pakistan” could merely be a sardonic claim. Indian navy’s Vidyut Class missile boats, Nipat, Nirghat and ...

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  • Starting its journey with two frig­ates and 4 minesweepers, in 1947, Pakistan Navy came of age to become a reckonable naval force in the region. Unfair distribution of naval assets at the time of partition had left the Navy in an extremely difficult po­sition to start its capability ...

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  •  Security, generally, means a condition that makes an environment free from fear, threat and danger. In terms of international relations, more specifically, “security is taken to be about the pursuit of freedom from threat and the ability of states and societies to maintain their ...

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  • India often believes that Pakistan lives under the shadow of its superior military prowess. Boasting on numerical ascendency, India looks at Pakistan through the lens of, what I call, ‘perpetuated grandiosity’, i.e., reducing Pakistan and its military capability to an ...

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