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carnage in Delhi

Carnage in Delhi

North East Delhi burnt as crazed Hindu mobs rampaged and any delusions based on government denials were dispelled by actual videos of the ongoing violence. A judge of the Delhi High Court ruled to save some injured Muslims and he has since been transferred. And all this during President Trumps’ visit to India

Tough Talks

Spearhead Analysis - 23.10.11 Team Clinton that visited Pakistan was a high level group—in fact except for President Obama almost everyone was there. The team...

Victory at Last

Spearhead Analysis – 27.07.2018 A concerted and possibly orchestrated attack on the military and its intelligence assets was the prelude to the elections. Local heavyweight journalists...


By Air Commodore (R) Khalid Iqbal  North Waziristan is under international spotlight due to holing-up of a large number of hardened militants, combatants, criminals and...

2018 US-Pak Relations: China’s Latest Challenge

Spearhead Analysis – 06.02.2018 By Shirin Naseer Senior Research Analyst, Spearhead Research President Donald Trump’s January 1st Tweet set the tone for US-Pak relations at the very beginning of the...

Troubled Waters

Spearhead Analysis – 14.10.2016 By Xenia Rasul Khan Mahsud Research Analyst, Spearhead Research Much has happened since the Uri assault, and it seems that Modi is under a great deal...
China moves towards Iran

A Landmark Event

China’s most significant outreach to Iran was long in coming but like all strategic decisions by China it is well considered, well timed and calibrated for maximum geo-political impact. This is truly a milestone in regional policy evolution with implications not just for Iran and China but also for Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkey and the Central Asian states. It creates exploitable opportunities.

US objectives in Afghanistan: Options for Pakistan

The US strategy in Afghanistan has never indicated with any certainty the end state sought by the US and the strategy for achieving that...

Recalibrating Pakistan’s Afghan Policy

Spearhead Analysis – 20.05.2016 By Ayesha N.I. Ahmad Research Analyst, Spearhead Research Context Given the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, the Taliban’s refusal to come to the table and President...

Towards realistic targets

Spearhead Analysis – 10.01.2014 By Enum Naseer Research Analyst, Spearhead Research Inside the corridors of power, the air is still thick with the fragrance of optimism-- at least from...