As the United States and Pakistan approach 75 years of bilateral engagement, the relationship between the two countries is at a critical crossroads. While viewing the US-Pakistan relationship exclusively through the security lens seems to be untenable, the road ahead, in the broader context of the Afghanistan withdrawal and greatContinue Reading

Balloon-Gate is a complex issue between the US and China 2023-02-20 15:29 BY APD NEWS Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalization). (E-mail:       Despite clarification by China’s Foreign Ministry in aContinue Reading

It is believed that the world is changing rapidly, technology has been improving at an accelerated speed, geopolitics is also changing, new alliances are emerging, and trade pattern has been transformed, and so on. But, one thing is not changed – the suffering of humankind. Human beings are still killedContinue Reading

President Vladimir Putin says the risk of a nuclear war is rising but insists Russia has not “gone mad” and saw its own nuclear arsenal as a purely defensive deterrent. Nevertheless, Putin said Russia would defend its territory and its allies “with all available means”, adding that it was theContinue Reading