Category: Paksitan

Donald Trump hints at seeking India’s help to address Pakistan’s ‘unstable’ nukes

  WASHINGTON: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump today hinted at seeking help from India and other nations to address the "problem" of what he described as a "semi-unstable" nuclear-armed Pakistan. Trump's such remarks came during a town-hall in Indianapolis in response to a question on how he would deal with countries like Pakistan which…

India-Pakistan Foreign Secretaries to Meet Tomorrow; Pathankot, Peace Process on the Agenda

New Delhi: For the first time since their postponed meeting in January, the Indian and Pakistan foreign secretaries will sit down for a bilateral meeting in Delhi on Tuesday. The top diplomats will meet with the agenda to take forward the process that has been stalled as New Delhi awaits Pakistani action on the terror attack…

Pakistan army chief accuses India of undermining China investment corridor

  Pakistan's army chief on Tuesday accused longtime regional rival India of seeking to undermine his country's $46 billion project to build an economic corridor to transport goods from China's western regions through the Pakistani deepwater port of Gwadar. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, speaking at a development conference on the impact of…

Pakistan says ready to discuss arms control with India

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it was ready to discuss arms control and restraint measures with India to avoid an unnecessary arms race in the region, days after US President Barack Obama asked both nations to reduce their nuclear arsenals. Shaheen III surface-to-surface ballistic missile launching from an undisclosed location in Pakistan. AFPShaheen III surface-to-surface…

US to sell nine AH-1Z Viper helicopters to Pakistan

The US is poised to sell nine AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters worth USD 170 million to Pakistan, weeks after Obama administration decided to provide eight F-16 fighter jets to the country despite strong opposition from some Congressmen and India. The Pentagon has awarded Bell Helicopter a contract to manufacture and deliver the choppers to Pakistan…

Russia confirms Pakistani interest of Mi 28 NE

  Pakistan once again looks into the Russian military hardware to expand it's military's fighting power. A Pakistani diplomat confirmed the Mi 28 NE interest to the Janes. Pakistan already operating wide range of attack helicopters, again looks for another Russian attack helo. As Russia express defense cooperation with Pakistan on two grounds, Air defense…

Pak mini-nukes easy pickings for terrorists, fears Obama

US President Barack Obama on Friday counselled India and Pakistan to contain aggressive military doctrines and nuclear arsenals as he wrapped up the fourth Nuclear Security Summit, his signature international effort to curtail the spread of nuclear weapons and source material. At a press conference towards the end of the summit that attracted leaders from…

PM Modi’s Saudi Visit To ‘Win Hearts Of Pakistan’s Allies’

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday is part of a broader diplomatic offensive to put pressure on arch rival Pakistan by forging ties with some of Islamabad's closest allies, government officials have said, according to news agency Reuters. The PM is expected to sign trade agreements, including contracts to secure…

Despite ISIS, does the biggest threat to peace come from a nuclear-armed South Asia?

  Imagine a Dr Strangelove plot with a modern Lashkar-e-Taiba twist. Terrorists attack India, prompting New Delhi to threaten Pakistan with war, which in turn encourages Islamabad to mate its nuclear warheads to missiles and make them visible in an offensive posture. And then the same terrorists pull off a heist, and steal the nuclear…

Pakistan is a ‘very, very vital problem’: Donald Trump

A nuclear-armed Pakistan is a "very, very vital problem", Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said and asserted that the country needs to "get a hold of" its situation. "Pakistan is a very, very vital problem and really vital country for us because they have a thing called nuclear weapons. They have to get a…

Did Pakistan Decide to Buy China’s Newest Attack Helicopter?

Pakistan’s Army has for the first time publicly revealed the Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation (CAIC) Z-10 Thunderbolt attack helicopter during this year’s Pakistan Day parade, Defense News reports. The Z-10 is the first modern attack helicopter designed and produced domestically by the People’s Republic of China and been in service with the People’s Liberation Army…

To match India’s defence purchases, Pak trying to get more F-16s from US: Report

Pakistan is trying to get more F-16s from the US as well as looking towards countries like Russia and France for new aircraft to replace old ones to match India’s defence purchases, according to a report. Jane’s Defence Weekly reported this week that Pakistan would seek to purchase ten F-16 additional planes from the United…

Modi briefed by intelligence agencies of Chinese troops in Pakistan

  Raising India’s security concerns, the intelligence agencies on Saturday informed the Narendra Modi-led government that Chinese troops will be soon positioned in Pakistan to heighten the security of the 3,000-km-long China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.  Furthermore, Pakistan has raised three independent infantry Brigades and two additional artillery regiments to protect the highway, as per NDTV.The China-Pakistan Economic…