Syed Zain Jaffery is a Current Affairs and Political Science Student. He holds a Master's degree from NUST, Islamabad.
by Syed Zain Jaffery 21 April 2020 The rivalry in conventional and nuclear capability is growing in South Asia. India has installed over two dozen dual-capacity delivery systems over the last two decades and is in the midst of constructing its specific nuclear triads. The priority of Indian policymakers is on fissile material development. ThisREAD MORE
by Syed Zain Jaffery 7 March 2020 Pakistan has started to emerge as a responsible nuclear weapons state as a result of continuous improvement in its nuclear credentials. Yet Pakistan has repeatedly received criticism and propaganda about nuclear safety and security from international critics especially Indian backed analysts and media outlets. In a recent episode ofREAD MORE
by Syed Zain Jaffery 28 February 2020 Indian military modernization, especially in space and missile sectors, has prompted the country’s leadership to articulate hawkish and aggressive posture against its neighbours. India is on a course to militarizes space technologies and this development would threaten South Asia’s delicate strategic balance. Militarizing space requires the use ofREAD MORE
by Syed Zain Jaffery 27 February 2020 Recently, Lieutenant General (R) Khalid Kidwai gave an opening speech during a workshop titled, “South Asian Strategic Stability: Deterrence, Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control” held by the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS) and Centre for International Strategic Studies (CISS). In case of further confrontation between the twoREAD MORE
Over the past several years, unprecedented military modernization in Pakistan’s immediate neighbour, India, has worsened South Asia’s security environment. India’s heavy military spending and its unstoppable quest for the acquisition of sophisticated weapons have threatened regional stability. Indian desire to acquire global power status through military means has further been intensified as a result ofREAD MORE
by Syed Zain Jaffery 15/1/2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in his 2018 New Year’s address proudly declared, “The entire mainland of the US is within the range of our nuclear weapons, and the nuclear button is always on the desk of my office.” The US president Trump immediately took to the twitter, his favoriteREAD MORE
by Syed Zain Jaffery November 23, 2017 In over a decade, India has expanded its nuclear weapons capability, especially after getting a civil nuclear cooperation deal from the United States in 2008. India got this deal as result of a policy shift in the U.S. administration, and that was more likely to contain the emerging China.READ MORE