Raashid Wali Janjua

  • September 6 every year reminds one of the classic horsed cavalry charge of yore in the smoky haze of the bomb-scarred plains of the Chawinda sector. It was a charge that unhinged the implacable momentum of India’s much vaunted 1st Armoured Division, proving the maxim that offence is the best ...

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  • Lalik Jan embraced martyrdom in this very month on the craggy peaks of the Kargil-Dras front, defending what he held most dear i.e his country’s honour. Till that time, the business end of his Light Machine Gun poured its lethal cargo in the direction of charging waves of Indian troops and ...

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  • Pakistan faces a perennial dilemma of the best balance between the civil-military relations. A state begotten out of the womb of a heavily militarised colonial state retained a strong influence of military in the state’s governance apparatus that grew implacably in the face of effete civilian ...

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  • How does General Raheel Sharif ensure that he does not meet the fate of Spartan General Pausanias in the service of Greco-Spartan alliance? The Spartans had allied with the Greeks during the first two decades of Greco-Persian wars acting as the “dues ex machina” for a militarily ...

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