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It’s MiG-21 Versus the F-16 Over Kashmir
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It’s MiG-21 Versus the F-16 Over Kashmir
March 6, 2019

Can an old MiG-21 aircraft destroy a more modern F-16? Yes, in fact an Indian pilot flying a version of the MiG-21 called Bison allegedly shot down a Pakistani F-16 using a Russian R-73 Vympel air to air missile, known as a high off bore-sight air-to-air weapon.

Pakistan in the Crosshairs of New US Aggression
March 1, 2019

Anything that can be done to flare up tensions between these two adversaries then serves the US’s goals of sowing chaos and division to keep the things from progressing smoothly.

Pakistan in the Crosshairs of New US Aggression
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US Urges ‘Calm’ While Stoking India-Pakistan Conflict
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US Urges ‘Calm’ While Stoking India-Pakistan Conflict
March 1, 2019

The reckless advocacy by Washington is predictably leading to a spiral of violence which ultimately could result in an all-out war between two nuclear states.

Mr Bolton’s Long Game Against Iran – Pakistan Becomes Saudi Arabia’s New Client State
February 25, 2019

The US, it seems, after earlier chastising Pakistan (for not doing enough to curb the Taliban) has done a major U-turn: Washington is now embracing Pakistan (with Saudi Arabia and UAE writing the cheques).

Mr Bolton’s Long Game Against Iran – Pakistan Becomes Saudi Arabia’s New Client State
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India and Pakistan Rattle Their Nuclear Sabres
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India and Pakistan Rattle Their Nuclear Sabres
February 24, 2019

Right now, India is debating a major punitive strike against Pakistan. India national elections are imminent. The Hindu nationalist government in Delhi fears being accused of being soft on Pakistan. It was during a similar crisis in the 1980’s that Pakistan’s tough leader, Gen. Zia ul-Haq, flew to Delhi.

Why Western Clichés About the Pakistani Army Are Misleading
February 5, 2019

It is certain there will continue to be regional instability, and that in Pakistan it will be essential that the army continues in its role as protector of democracy, Brian Cloughley writes.

Why Western Clichés About the Pakistani Army Are Misleading
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Pakistan’s Fight Against Extremism at Home Rebuffed by Trump
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Pakistan’s Fight Against Extremism at Home Rebuffed by Trump
November 23, 2018

Washington would be wise to engage the new Pakistani administration to help fight extremism at home and bring about reasonable solutions to regional crises, rather than exacerbate them, says Ann Wright.

Pakistan in the Middle of Saudi, Iran and Rival Pipeline Plans
November 8, 2018

As US sanctions on Iran come into force, the government of Imran Khan is carefully negotiating its position with neighbors and regional powers, each with their favored pipeline plans

Pakistan in the Middle of Saudi, Iran and Rival Pipeline Plans
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