Category Archives: Balochistan

Solution Of Afghan Problem Lies In Nailing “Terroristan”; By J.K Verma

CAS article no. 0047/2017 Courtesy: Aviation and Defence Universe US President Donald J Trump threatened Pakistan that it must change its policies. “No partnership can survive” if the country is “harbouring militants and terrorists who target US service members and officials.” Trump also stated that India should give more economic aid and developmental assistance to Afghanistan and can play significant role in the region. On August 21, 2017 US President… Read Article →

Indo-Pak may revive talks; By Shastri Ramachandaran

CAS article no. 0023/2017 Courtesy: DNA India In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading his party to an impressive victory in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, revival of the long-stalled talks with Pakistan seems a distinct possibility. Contrary to the impression created by the hard line and hostile rhetoric of recent months, straws in the wind suggest that both sides may have been working behind the scenes for… Read Article →

Modi’s POK-Balochistan Ploy: Gambit or Game Plan?; By Col. R. Hariharan

CAS article no. 0142/2016 Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle  Though Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Independence Day covered a wide range of issues, it was his reference to Pakistan’s human rights aberrations in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (including Gilgit Baltistan) and Balochistan that triggered a lot of speculation about a new Indian narrative on Kashmir. No PM before Modi had ever raised the issue of Pakistan’s poor human rights record in POK… Read Article →

Quetta Terror Attack Shows Pakistan’s Lack of Will to Fight Terrorism; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS article no. 0140/2016 Courtesy: The India Saga A country which nurtured and abetted terrorism as state policy and launched low intensity war against its neighbour has suffered one more blast at Quetta on August 8 in which more than 90 innocent people lost lives and large number were injured. The irony is that more than one terrorist organization claimed responsibility of this heinous offence as if it was not… Read Article →

Can China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) be a Messiah for Balochistan?; By Anurima Sitara Ghosh

CAS article no. 0112/2016 Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies Introduction Pakistan and China signed the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) development project in 2015. This $46 billion project in Pakistan will see China developing road and transport facilities, fiber link optics and oil pipelines. The corridor will pass from Gwadar, Balochistan to China’s western province, Xinjang. The corridor will also fast track the process of the construction of the Gwadar… Read Article →