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MAJOR: India and Pakistan Authorities Meet to Agree on De-escalation Steps

Officials of India and Pakistan have held a major meeting today with the aim of de-escalating tensions, the first meeting since the sharp deterioration of relations between the two countries around the disputed region of Kashmir. The meeting of representatives of the two South Asian countries, both being nuclear powers, became more proof that bilateral […]

Pakistan-India Standoff and the Shadow of Clash of Civilizations – Part-II

By Sabtain Ahmed Dar, exclusively for FRN Sabtain Ahmed Dar is a Pakistan-based political analyst and a research fellow at the Department of Political Science, Punjab University. He specializes in Pakistan affairs and geopolitics, specifically the US strategy in the Middle East and South Asia. He also writes for Fort Russ News and his analysis can also […]

Pakistan-India Standoff and the Shadow of Clash of Civilizations – Part-I

By Sabtain Ahmed Dar, exclusively for FRN Sabtain Ahmed Dar is a Pakistan-based political analyst and a research fellow at the Department of Political Science, Punjab University. He specializes in Pakistan affairs and geopolitics, specifically the US strategy in the Middle East and South Asia. He also writes for Fort Russ News and his analysis […]

Iran Calls on Pakistan to Eradicate Terrorists, says Saudis are Stoking Tensions

TEHRAN – Iran’s President, Dr. Hassan Rouhani described the relations between the Iranian and Pakistani nations exceptional and historical, stressing that the senior officials of the two countries have a heavy responsibility for sustaining and strengthening relations between the two nations. Published on: Mar 10, 2019 @ 12:41 Speaking with Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan […]

Pakistan’s Khan is being very reasonable – will Modi show the same?

Analysis by Jay Tharappel – Pakistani PM Imran Khan has announced that he will release the captured Indian pilot, Abhinandan Varthaman, as a “peace gesture”, and he even wants to have direct talks with Modi over the phone. Objectively, Imran Khan is perhaps the most conciliatory Pakistani PM in a long time for a variety […]

PAKISTAN – INDIA CRISIS: Sorting facts and thinking straight

By Jay Tharappel – Today’s border clashes between India & Pakistan near Sialkot resulted in the deaths of between 19-24 Indian soldiers, 8 Pakistani soldiers, and 4 Pakistani civilians, according to some reports. Pakistan also claimed they shot down two Indian aircraft in self-defense which crashed on both sides of the LOC, and have since […]