Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Defense Diplomatic Relations India Intelligence & National Security Pakistan Peace & Security South Asia United Nations

Kashmir: Can The Rules Based International Order Clean it up Without Risking All Out Nuclear War?

Samer Khurshid examines whether the rules based international order can clean up KASHMIR, by providing a glimpse into its troubled past, a possible means to resolve the longest crisis of the UN, and encouraging an end to the violence in Kashmir.

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Nabil Bhatia

Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad: Pakistan’s Latest Response to the Jihadist Threat

In response to a months-long string of terrorist attacks, the Pakistani government recently announced its new counter-terrorism strategy, Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. Nabil Bhatia analyzes the operation, highlights its successes as well as possible areas of improvement.

Farah Bogani Operations

When Terrorism Begets Terrorism: Could Terrorists Benefit from Increasing Tensions between Afghanistan and Pakistan?

How has the recent spate of terror attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan increased tensions between the two countries to the benefit of terrorists? Farah Bogani explores

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Nabil Bhatia

Opioids in the Golden Crescent: Production, Trafficking, and Cooperative Counternarcotics Initiatives

Afghanistan’s poppy fields have increased and the nation’s opium production has risen significantly since 2015. Nabil Bhatia breaks down the key transnational opioid trafficking routes, and analyzes joint counternarcotics initiatives aimed at curbing supply.

Anthony Galea Diplomatic Relations India Security, Trade and the Economy Trade

An Olive Branch Overdue: India, Pakistan and the Normalization of Trade

As emerging economies, India and Pakistan have a lot of potential to engage in beneficial trade. Anthony Galea examines their hostile relationship and what the countries stand to gain from a normalization of relations.