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Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal is an Islamabad-based analyst and professor at the School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University. E-mail: [email protected]

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By testing the INS Arihant, India could be fishing in troubled waters

With the successful patrolling of the INS Arihant, a domestically-built submarine which was tried and tested for a month, India’s nuclear triad is now complete. 

November 11, 2018

The world doesn’t need another arms race

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the state of the troubled Russia-United States’ relations today has set alarm bells ringing as it hints at the possibility of yet another cold war between the two and is reminiscent of a time when the arms race was at its peak.

October 28, 2018

The ramifications of Saudi Arabia joining CPEC

The significance of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has been multiplied by Saudi Arabia’s inclination to join the project. The participation of the Kingdom will have lasting political, economic, commercial and strategic benefits for both China and Pakistan.

September 25, 2018