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The Organization and History of Pakistan’s Military

On May 23, 2019, Posted by , In Pakistan,Uncategorized, By , , With No Comments

The Pakistan Armed Forces were created from the British Indian Army in 1947 (Heathcote 1995, 253). They are comprised of the Army, Navy, and Airforce and are led by Zubair Mahmood Hayat, who currently serves as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (Shaikh 2016; Blood 1996, 287-288). This…

Pakistan’s Government: A Brief Profile

On May 13, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,Maria Cano,Pakistan, With Comments Off on Pakistan’s Government: A Brief Profile

By Maria Cano Government of Pakistan: Information Report             In 2013, Pakistan saw its first peaceful democratic transition of power.[1] The country has seen multiple changes in government since gaining its independence in 1947. Its first constitution, passed in 1956, was suspended only two years later by Ayub Khan.[2] In…

ISIS Affiliates

On March 26, 2019, Posted by , In Afghanistan,Egypt,Information Reports,ISIS,Libya,Pakistan,Philippines,Russia,Saudi Arabia,Yemen, With Comments Off on ISIS Affiliates

Written by Kailey Nordgran             ISIS affiliates flourish in regions plagued by weak governance, porous borders, and inept security force (Intel Brief, 2019). Affiliates are geographically dispersed and vary in capability; some are akin to terrorist groups, while others behave like insurgent groups (Intel Brief, 2019).             Since the 2011…

Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

On March 12, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Asia,China,Pakistan,United States, With Comments Off on Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Written by Jarom Drummond The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a massive economic investment from China into the infrastructure of Pakistan. While China has hopes for fiscal gain from the endeavor, it could also prove economically and politically crucial for Pakistan. The added economic stability could be the strength that…

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

On March 12, 2019, Posted by , In China,Information Reports,Pakistan, With Comments Off on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Written by Jarom Drummond             As China‚Äôs economic growth slows, it is taking drastic steps to correct its trajectory. China is just a few steps into what is becoming a massive investment program called the Belt and Road initiative that will include over four trillion dollars in investment over the…