Saman Rizwan is currently working as a researcher in Strategic Vision Institute, Islamabad and is an undergraduate student at Department of Defense and Diplomatic Studies in Fatima Jinnah Womens University.
Violent extremism has emerged as a serious issue in the contemporary world. A closer demonstration puts out the fact as for how for centuries the societies have remained hostile towards different categories of religious, ideological, political, racial or cultural extremism. Soviet communism was signified as extremism by the so-called ‘free and democratic world.’ As forREAD MORE
The policy that came out after months of deliberations by the newly elected President Trump, to end the long standing war in Afghanistan appears highly flawed. However, the policy deals with three key areas: first, no predetermined timelines for the U.S. troops withdrawal hence putting the argument of the ‘indefinite war’ on its toes. Second,READ MORE
Amidst all the looming actions, the recent upsurge in India’s defense budget by 10 percent appears quite dubious; as it has now reached up to $43 billion. Whereas, the increased convergence of interests between the United States and India specifically in the strategic sector makes the neighboring countries apprehensive of their growing defense procurements; thisREAD MORE
Volatility happens to be the defining feature of the South Asian region due to the arch-rivals- India and Pakistan. The recent strategic developments and NSG’s power play has stirred a continuous debate in the International politics. The reason mainly being India’s entry into the club, highlighting the political dimension to it which seems quite cynicalREAD MORE