“Disputed Borders and Militant Operations: The Fight on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border”

By: Christian Hawkes Late October 2019 saw border clashes between Afghanistan and Pakistan that led to the deaths of three Afghan civilians. These clashes began after Afghan forces and local militias stopped the Pakistani military from establishing a military installation along the border in eastern Kunar province. Afghan sources claimed…

Rising Instability in Kashmir

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By: Sarah Pearce Photo Credit: “Will Kashmir Conflict between India and Pakistan Ever Be Solved?” Business Today, 27 Aug. 2019. Recently, the tension in the region of Kashmir and Jammu has reached a turning point. The citizens are protesting more than ever before, especially with the termination of article 370….

Terrorism in Pakistan: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan

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By: Christian Hawkes photo courtesy: Yusufzai, Mushtaq; Whittaker, Francis; Mengli, Ahmed; Reuters. 2018.  Recent terror attacks have brought renewed scrutiny to a Pakistan-based Taliban branch. The group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for a roadside bomb blast in northwestern Pakistan in August that targeted members of a peace committee aiding…

The Organization and History of Pakistan’s Military

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By: Maria Cano 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…

Not So Neighborly Neighbors: The Indo-Pakistani Conflict

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By  Jarom Drummond Pakistan and India have been disputing over the Kashmir region since 1947. Currently India controls approximately 45% of the region, Pakistan controls some 35%, and China controls about 20% (Hunt). The main disputes and hot conflicts, however, have remained between India and Pakistan, with 3 wars and numerous…