EVERY state possessing nuclear weapons has difficulty answering the question, ‘How much is enough?’ It’s natural to think that more weapons will result in more security because nuclear weapons are so fearsome and because it’s hard to know what hand the co
Published01 Jan, 201312:05am
THERE is no shortage of young talent with restless intellectual energy and entrepreneurial skills in Pakistan. Natural resources are untapped. Despite its economic travails, Pakistan has a middle class that can grow if markets grow.
Published25 Oct, 201212:20am
WASHINGTON, Aug 19: China is at the cusp of its “SALT moment” with the United States. Moscow and Washington were at a similar juncture in 1969, when the strategic arms limitation talks got underway.
Published19 Aug, 201208:17pm
THE civil-nuclear agreement announced in 2005 by President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was declared to be a boon for US-India relations and a grave threat to Pakistan’s national
Published23 Jul, 201212:05am
NEGOTIATIONS over the cost of hauling freight from Karachi port to Afghanistan and the wording of a statement of regret or apology over the Salala deaths have become demeaning to everyone involved.
Published18 Jun, 201211:03pm
SINCE the Cold War ended, no region has experienced more shocks or a more significant reorientation in US foreign policy than South Asia. The big shift was enabled by the demise of the Soviet Union and New Delhi’s
Published21 Mar, 201207:30pm