Authors Posts by Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

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Modi Govt unprepared for peace

Prime Minister Imran Khan declared the opening of Kartarpur Corridor as a “victory of peace.” However, it did not attain a tangible outcome. The...

Indo-Israel defense deals could unleash a lethal arms race in the...

India’s shopping spree for military hardware, in order to modernize its armed forces, makes it an attractive prospect for Israel’s military-industrial complex. Indian Prime Minister

CPEC: Exposed to hybrid warfare

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a promising project. Therefore, the people of Pakistan appreciate it and are optimistic about its socio-economic benefits. Simultaneously, it...

India: The ‘troublemaker’ in South Asia

President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as its flagship project, have connected Pakistan with China and the...

Are S-400 in Indian hands a serious threat to Pakistan’s defense?

India’s weapons shopping spree, development of ballistic missile defense systems and continuous upgrading of nuclear arsenal negatively influence the regional strategic stability. Recently, India...

Resuming peace talks

Afghanistan’s anarchical situation has frustrated both internal and external stakeholders. The recent parliamentary elections presented the continuity of the democratic process in Afghanistan. But...

S-400: False sense of security

India’s weapons shopping spree, development of ballistic missile defense systems and continuous upgrading of nuclear arsenal negatively influence the regional strategic stability. Recently, India...

India’s irrational behaviour

The Indian ruling elite seems puzzled and agitated. The revealing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi involvement in the mega corruption in a military jet...

CPEC: Exposed to hybrid warfare

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a promising project. Therefore, the people of Pakistan appreciate it and are optimistic about its socio-economic benefits. Simultaneously, it...

STA-1: Impact on India’s military build-up

The Trump administration has been improving its strategic ties with India to check the economically rising China in Asia. The predecessors of President Donald...

US further sidelines Pakistan in Afghanistan peace efforts

The National Defense Authorization Act 2019, passed recently by the US Congress, is having a slight impact on the Pakistani economy, but will be...

US further sidelines Pakistan in Afghanistan peace efforts

The National Defense Authorization Act 2019, passed recently by the US Congress, is having a slight impact on the Pakistani economy, but will be...

Cooperating for mutual security

Politically stable, economically prosperous and militarily secure Afghanistan is in the interest of the entire region. The transnational terrorist organizations including Daesh have been...

Transformation in global politics

The transformation in the global politics entailing strategic realignment at the regional and global levels has been ensuing new challenges and opportunities for Pakistan....

Afghan peace, a shared responsibility

The continuity of asymmetrical warfare in Afghanistan has destabilizing spill-over effects on its neighbours as well as on great powers strategic competition. Therefore, everyone...

Afghan peace, a shared responsibility

The continuity of asymmetrical warfare in Afghanistan has destabilizing spill-over effects on its neighbours as well as on great powers strategic competition. Therefore, everyone...

Pakistan’s nuclear weapons solidifying defensive fence

Pakistan has been encountering an existential threat since 1947. India has not reconciled with its sovereign survival. New Delhi did military aggression against it,...

Pakistan’s nuclear weapons solidifying defensive fence

Pakistan has been encountering an existential threat since 1947. India has not reconciled with its sovereign survival. New Delhi did military aggression against it,...

Stimulating geo-strategic environment

Changing regional and global politico-economic circumstances and emerging security concerns have been reshaping the relationship between/among nations. The replica of Cold War lingo is...

Babur-III tested; Pakistan becomes a Nuclear Triad

The successful test of Babur-III Cruise Missile completed the last leg of Pakistan’s nuclear triad. Developing nuclear triad capability is essential for stabilizing nuclear...

Babur-III tested; Pakistan becomes a Nuclear Triad

The successful test of Babur-III Cruise Missile completed the last leg of Pakistan’s nuclear triad. Developing nuclear triad capability is essential for stabilizing nuclear...