String of Pearls Redux: China, India and a Cambodian Base

Key Points China is constructing a tourist resort at Koh Kong, on the Cambodian coast. Given its previous history of such projects, the resort could, in the future, provide... Read more »

Sindh Rangers review security plan for Youm-e-Ali (RA)

KARACHI: A high level meeting of paramilitary force presided over by Director General Sindh Rangers Maj Gen Umar Ahmed Bukhari on Tuesday reviewed security plan for Youm-e-Ali (RA), ARY... Read more »

ACLED Regional Overview – Asia (14 May 2019) – Afghanistan

The key trends in the South and Southeast Asian region last week included heavy fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Afghanistan; organized violence involving domestic rebel groups... Read more »

Ally launches court challenge over Balochistan Levies-police merger – Pakistan

QUETTA: An important ally of the Balochistan coalition government opposing the merger of the Levies force with the police department challenged the decision in the provincial high court on... Read more »

Pakistan’s attempts of balancing relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran will put it into risk

Dr. James M. Dorsey Recent developments – including the Baloch nationalist attack on a luxury hotel in the strategic port city of Gwadar and a legal dispute over... Read more »

Pakistan attack: One dead after gunmen storm five-star hotel in Gwadar

At least one person has been killed after gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Pakistan port city of Gwadar. Security forces battled four militants armed with rifles and... Read more »

Gunmen attack hotel in Pakistani port city of Gwadar: officials – TODAYonline

Gunmen attack hotel in Pakistani port city of Gwadar: officials  TODAYonline QUETTA, Pakistan – Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Pakistan’s southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at... Read more »

Zaver Pearl-Continental Hotel Gwadar honours the martyred

Hashoo Group hosted a special Iftar dinner at Zaver Pearl-Continental Hotel Gwadar Wednesday evening to honour the five men martyred last Saturday and to thank the brave servicemen who... Read more »

Can Pakistan’s army change its mindset?

Pakistan’s economy is in shambles. The nation is once again seeking its umpteenth bail-out package from the IMF. It is under scrutiny of the FATF for supporting terrorist networks.... Read more »