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  • Indo-Pak Relations under BJP government in India

    By: Masood Mirza It is the primary principle of conflict resolution that both the parties involved in a conflict should be equally willing to resolve issues and should be ready to embrace the principle of give and take. However, the desperate attempts by one party to engage without reciprocity from other party are seen as […]

  • “Industry Summit IDEAS 2014″

    The International Defence Exhibition and Seminar IDEAS is an absolute defence industry show and regions best platform for international defence system promotion and procurement. The chronicle of IDEAS series is a venture of Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Defence Production which is organized by Defence Export Promotion Organization DEPO under the support of Pakistan Armed […]


    The changing international security milieu has brought governments and militaries closer together to share their ideas and plans to meet their requirements to maintain regional and global peace. The fluid geopolitical climate resulting from the rapid changes in the global security situation in recent years has forced many governments to take a fresh look at […]

  • Marshal Plan that Built Europe, could not build Afghanistan?

    By: Tahir Nazir In the coming months and years, Afghanistan will likely to go under a mega transition in all spheres i.e. political, security and economic in the midst of growing Taliban threats to existing state structure. U.S combat forces will leave Afghanistan at the end of this year while leaving behind 9800 numbers in […]


    By Mateeah Aqeel After so many protests and admonition all over, its now quite clear that the outrage wont end the war in Gaza. So what can be a feasible way to halt Israels military offensive. The most probable mode to discontinue this series of brutality is through internationally administered demilitarization process but the international […]

  • Press Release: Non Proliferation and Disarmament Challenges in Pakistan and The Region Held

    Roundtable on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Challenges for Pakistan and the Region held Islamabad (June 16, 2014): Mr. Jaeck Bylical, EU principal advisor and special envoy for non-proliferation and disarmament has said that EU-Pakistan engagement plan is an effective instrument to counter the threat of nuclear proliferation and global challenges in this domain. He was addressing […]

  • Defense Budget Fiscal year 2014-15

    By Mateeah Aqeel The budget of fiscal year 2013-2014 had been presented on June 2nd, 2014 in which we can clearly see an increase in the defense budget of Pakistan. Defense budget for 2014-2015 has been raised to Rs700. 2 billion, fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2014, in comparison to the compared to the […]

  • Visualizing Inexpensive Security

    ┬áBy Ahad Tariq Early this month, on June 3, 2014, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar proudly presented in Parliament the budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015. With no surprise for the economic analyst, an increase of Rs 73billion was announced in defense budget of the country locking it to Rs 700.2 billion compared the Rs 627.2 […]

  • Defence Budget 2014-2015

    Article by Ayesha Zaryab Article by Shahzad Ali Article by Masood Mirza

  • International Conference on ” Deterrence and Emerging Dynamics in South Asia”

    to be held by South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SASSI) University on May 14-15, 2014 The tentative agenda of the conference is attached below Two Day International Conference   Press Release