The writer is working as a Research Affiliate at the Strategic Vision Institute (SVI), a non-partisan think-tank based out of Islamabad, Pakistan.
by Sher Bano 23 March 2020 During recent Trump’s visit to India, both the countries signed US 3 billion dollars defence deal involving various sophisticated weapons. The deal consists of the sale of six Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters for the Indian Army and 24 Sikorsky MH-60R Sea Hawk multi-role helicopters for the Indian Navy. PakistanREAD MORE
By: Sher Bano 25 February 2020 In November 2018 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proudly announced that India’s nuclear triad was complete after the INS Arihant, India’s first nuclear powered submarine, successfully completed its deterrence patrol. Although it was considered a significant milestone in India’s nuclear capability, the submarine does not considerably add up toREAD MORE
By Sher Bano 11 February 2020 “Whoever controls the Indian Ocean will dominate Asia… the destiny of the world will be decided on its waters” – Alfred Thayer Mahan Island republics can advantageously secure global outreach as well as serve as spearheads in international competition. Growing dependence over maritime trade and its efficacy to serveREAD MORE