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  • Old elites’ losses have been PTI’s gains

    Old elites’ losses have been PTI’s gains

    A bridge not linked to any road gets one nowhere. Pakistan’s stagnant politics resembles one even if it is now in uncharted terrain, with huge turmoil upending old political patterns. However, big political transitions follow the deep societal change.

    November 2, 2022
  • 2 dead in Russian military plane crash in southern city of Yeysk

    2 dead in Russian military plane crash in southern city of Yeysk

    A Russian Su-34 supersonic fighter-bomber jet crashed into a residential building in the city of Yeysk on Monday, citing the Russian state media TASS, CNN reported. The crash was due to the ignition of one of the engines, Russian state media RIA Novosti reported citing the country's defence ministry.

    October 18, 2022
  • US, Australia, Japan ask China to immediately cease military exercises

    US, Australia, Japan ask China to immediately cease military exercises

    Tensions in the Taiwan Strait heightened soon with US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan. China has been increasing its military activities and even crossed the median line.

    August 6, 2022
  • View from Kiev

    View from Kiev

    The view from Kiev is that even a limited cease-fire, forget an end to hostilities, presents two grave perils for Ukraine.

    August 6, 2022
  • China’s military drills ‘highly provocative’, says Taiwan

    China’s military drills ‘highly provocative’, says Taiwan

    China began its four-day live-fire military drills in six maritime areas around Taiwan on Thursday after U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi concluded a 19-hour visit to Taiwan.

    August 5, 2022
  • Indonesia, US to hold military exercise amid heightened Indo-Pacific tensions

    Indonesia, US to hold military exercise amid heightened Indo-Pacific tensions

    The annual "Super Garuda Shield" exercise, which the United States called "significantly larger in scope and scale than previous exercises", comes against a backdrop of heightened tensions with China over the latter's growing assertiveness in the region.

    July 31, 2022
  • Myanmar military’s landmine use amounts to war crimes, says Amnesty

    Myanmar military’s landmine use amounts to war crimes, says Amnesty

    Myanmar is not a signatory to the United Nations convention that prohibits the use, stockpiling or development of anti-personnel mines.

    July 21, 2022
  • Ukraine says Russia lost nearly 36,000 military personnel

    Ukraine says Russia lost nearly 36,000 military personnel

    The claim was made by the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in a Facebook post.

    July 3, 2022
  • Taking off

    Taking off

    A growing number of countries from Asia to Africa are accelerating their space projects, with some high-profile private firms, such as SpaceX, led by American billionaire Elon Musk, showcasing their commercial potential.

    June 27, 2022
  • Six terrorists killed in SW Pakistan

    Six terrorists killed in SW Pakistan

    The security forces launched an operation after receiving a tip-off regarding the presence of terrorists in a mountainous range of the province.

    June 19, 2022
  • Pak military might have played role in abrupt end to Imran’s march

    Pak military might have played role in abrupt end to Imran’s march

    The general perception, though most shy away from saying that openly, is that the military had to ultimately play its role to prevent things from getting out of control, the Dawn news report said.

    May 28, 2022
  • Engaging with Myanmar’s military based on strategic calculations

    Engaging with Myanmar’s military based on strategic calculations

    The history of Myanmar is the history of struggle with coups, military rule, religious persecution, and ethnic conflict. On this course, the intense ongoing violence between the country's military and organised armed civilians is now leading the country to the verge of a full-blown civil war that is unlikely to end anytime soon.

    May 22, 2022
  • Nato’s priorities

    Nato’s priorities

    The authors of the report assert that Nato leaders would be unwise to think that just because an immediate Russian military threat has receded, further investment in Nato military forces and its expansion is not needed.

    May 21, 2022
  • Cyber security breach reported in military, high-level probe ordered

    Cyber security breach reported in military, high-level probe ordered

    The sources also revealed that a high-level investigation into the matter has been ordered.

    April 19, 2022
  • Zelensky asks S.Korea for military equipment support

    Zelensky asks S.Korea for military equipment support

    Zelensky made the request in a virtual address before South Korean lawmakers, saying Ukraine needs various military technologies, including planes and tanks, reports Yonhap News Agency.

    April 11, 2022
  • Lesson learnt?

    Lesson learnt?

    After cutting and running from Afghanistan last year, and having earlier effectively Balkanised an Iraq which under the Ba’ath Socialists/Saddam Hussein was a functional, secular ~ albeit criminally oppressive ~ state, the US Administration has now clarified that nation-building is expressly not a part of Washington’s agenda in countries where it has intervened militarily, more often than not on a dodgy legal basis.

    January 19, 2022
  • Last rites of CDS Gen Rawat to be performed with military honours, says Rajnath

    Last rites of CDS Gen Rawat to be performed with military honours, says Rajnath

    Minister said that the IAF chopper lost contact with the Sulur base control room at around 12.08 pm, after it took off at 11.48 am.

    December 9, 2021