Indo-Pak Trade Would Be Mutually Beneficial But Not a Political or Military Deterrent

Indo-Pak Trade Would Be Mutually Beneficial But Not a Political or Military Deterrent

The resumption of Indo-Pak trade by itself wouldn’t influence either side’s stance towards the Kashmir Conflict, but it would strongly hint that Islamabad has tacitly shifted its position if this happens without Delhi reversing its abrogation of Article 370 like former Prime Minister Khan’s government demanded as a prerequisite for this occurring. Pakistani Foreign Minister…

Analyzing the Pakistani Ambassador to Russia’s Valdai Club Speech

Analyzing the Pakistani Ambassador to Russia’s Valdai Club Speech

If any prospective oil deal with Russia is doomed to fail like some key Pakistani influencers have insisted, whether due to it apparently being impossible to refine or because of American sanctions pressure, then Ambassador Khan wouldn’t have mentioned oil as part of the larger energy cooperation with Russia that his country envisions while speaking…

Will Pakistan Submit to the US-Controlled IMF’s Reported Demand to Renegotiate CPEC Energy Deals?

Will Pakistan Submit to the US-Controlled IMF’s Reported Demand to Renegotiate CPEC Energy Deals?

Pakistan must decide between the US-controlled IMF and China with respect to which of those two can most realistically help it avert bankruptcy and accordingly become its top economic-financial partner across what’s thus far been the most chaotic decade since World War II. Pakistan’s reputable Express Tribune cited “highly placed sources” on Thursday when reporting…

Russia & Iran Will Celebrate India’s Return to Afghanistan

Russia & Iran Will Celebrate India’s Return to Afghanistan

Neither has anything against Pakistan per se, it’s just that they don’t believe that any given actor should be disproportionately dependent on a single partner like many assumed that the Taliban was via Pakistan. Indian diplomats just held their first formal meeting with Taliban officials to discuss bilateral ties and the resumption of Delhi’s socio-economic…