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The critical appraisal of the political role of the Pakistan Military by Pakistani and foreign writers and analysts has identified at least seven reasons for the expansion of its role.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday compared the recent surgical strikes against terrorists in Pakistan-administered Kashmir with Israel Defence Force operations, saying the Indian army has shown its soldiers are second to none in carrying out ...

With a gross domestic product per capita of 1,500 dollars, roughly half that of The Philippines and Indonesia, Pakistan ranks as a poor country by many standards.
Even if the Pakistani state and the entire infrastructure of Islamist leaders that specialise in destabilising India change, the situation will not be different because as Congress MP Shashi Tharoor eloquently said unlike in India, where the State has ...
Indian intelligence officials, who do not stop terror attacks on Indian targets, revealed this vital information after secretly knowing the terror plans of Pakistani military. Surgical and clinical attacks, obviously, ... Indian security establishment ...
Ethnic composition of armed forces and services: If Pakistani Armed Forces, army, navy and Air Forces, Pakistan Rangers, Frontier Constabulary, Coast Guards, and Specially Trained Commandoes in Balochsitan are combined with Inter Service intelligence ...
"Pakistani forces launched military operations in Chattar, Sherani, Hoti, and adjacent areas of Nasirabad...Helicopters have indiscriminately bombarded the area, killing an innocent Baloch civilian," the party's spokesperson Sher Mohammed Bugti was ...
New Delhi: Pakistan has "very little or no tradition" of holding its armed forces accountable, says an editorial in today's 'Dawn', the fearless Karachi newspaper that's again venturing where few news organizations in the country would dare to tread ...
In a lightening operation, Indian special forces hit multiple targets located several kilometers deep inside Pakistan. For long, India's response to the Pakistani military's strategy to inflict death by a thousand cuts through terrorist proxies was ...
Operation 'Zarb-e-Azb' by the Pakistani armed forces against various terrorists groups, especially against Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), in North Waziristan along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border on 15 June, 2014 has claimed hundreds of lives thus ...
Baku: Pakistan and Azerbaijan have decided to go for joint defence production and agreed to undertake joint military training of the two armed forces.The understanding was announced in a joint press conference at the presidential palace here after two ...
Indicating the Stalinists' support for the Special Forces' illegal attack on Pakistan, the 111-word statement referred to "certain operations conducted by the Indian army," then, echoing the military's own claims that it had no plans for further ...
On October 6, Cyril Almeida, a senior Pakistani journalist, published an article in the English-language daily Dawn entitled "Act against militants or face international isolation, civilians tell military." The article narrated an intense scene of ...
During the last stage of the exercises, JF-17 aircraft and Mi-17 and AH-1 Cobra helicopters of the Pakistan Air Forces appeared above the Cherat training range. ... Second, these people in the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Foreign Affairs seem to ...
Most recently, Pakistani troops fired at the Indian military in Kashmir's Poonch district Saturday for about two hours.
Gen. Charles Cleveland, the U.S. military spokesman in Afghanistan, also confirmed the operation but did not say which militants were targeted.

Taking strict notice of the hostile narrative, being planned by India in the pretext of the Uri base attack, Pakistan's chief of army staff General Raheel Sharif made it clear on 19 September by saying, "Let me reiterate that our armed forces stand ...
Quetta, Pakistan - A passenger train, Jaffer Express that traverses between the western Pakistani province of Baluchistan was struck by two bombs on Friday.
Until H-hour, the cutting edge of the Indian army's Parachute regiment Special Forces, Para-SF for short, did not exist.
Pakistan and India have been involved in a tense situation on the Line of Control with the former saying it had been responding befittingly to the unprovoked aggression.
The Prime Minister further said that the Pakistani civil and military leadership are in touch with Afghani leadership and have been facilitating the reconciliation process on the request of Afghan government.
Pakistani Army's advocacy of Indian disinclination to retaliate massively indicates a flawed analysis or is just a bluff.
Quetta: Pakistani security forces have conducted simultaneous offensives in different areas of Balochistan in past few days.
Pakistan has remained in a state of abject denial over the presence of terrorists in PoK or near the LoC. Sharif's reported attempts to warn the ISI also indicate a visible rift between the forces that be in capital Islamabad and Pak GHQ - Pakistani ...
India said it retaliated last week with surgical strikes on what it called terrorist camps on Pakistan's side of the so-called Line of Control (LoC).
The Pakistani Army and the Russian Ground Forces have come together in military exercises for the first time on September 24, with around 70 personnel from Russia's Southern Military District (SMD) mechanized infantry brigade, stationed in the ...
Indian Special Forces allegedly killed 22, at Bandala village (Chamb sector). Pakistani military recovered a hand-written note, asking: "How does your own blood feel?
Islamabad, Oct 04: Pakistan Chief of army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif reviewed the operational preparedness of the Pak armed forces on Monday, even as the military claimed 3 instances of ceasefire violations by Indian forces across the Line of ...
"Indian troops yet again resorted to unprovoked firing after midnight at the LoC in Iftikharabad sector and Pakistani troops befittingly responded," Pakistan's military said in a statement, adding the exchange ended in the morning. It said troops also ...
IN a symbol of goodwill amid heightened tensions, Indian security forces provided shelter for a young Pakistani boy overnight after he inadvertently crossed the international border (IB) in search of drinking water.
armed forces' seniormost strategists have also told the government that the country should be prepared for repercussions in Kashmir - there was a terrorist attack on a Border Security Force-army camp in Baramulla on Sunday - as well as terrorist ...
Islamabad: Chief of army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif reviewed the operational preparedness of the country's armed forces on Monday, even as the military claimed three instances of ceasefire violations by Indian forces across the Line of Control ...
New Delhi: India's armed forces+ have told the political executive that only a sustained six-month campaign will seriously damage the terror infrastructure in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). Top military ... These sites are protected by the Pakistan Army.
The Congress Monday asked the government to put forth "credible" evidence of last week's surgical strikes, carried out by the army across the Line of Control, to "expose" Pakistan which has denied any such action. ... "It is clear that despite the ...
Indian media is reporting the Pakistani military shelled villages and military targets along the de facto border on Sunday, but there were no reports of casualties.
France's recent arms sale to India is not in itself a game changer in South Asia's balance of power, but, coupled with the United States' decision to cut military assistance to Pakistan (Delhi's arch rival), it is doomed to produce some aftershocks in ...
According to reports, it was the 46 Rashtriya rifles army camp in Kashmir's Baramulla district that came under attack on Sunday evening.
Indiasaid on Thursday it had launched surgical strikes on "terrorists" inside Pakistan-controlled Kashmir for the first time, marking a major escalation between the two nuclear-armed rivals.
Pakistan's military, which manages security for most of the province, did not comment on the number. human rights activists say that thousands of people have been killed or arbitrarily arrested in Balochistan by the military, a charge Pakistani ...
It's no secret that Pakistan's Air Force is the weakest link of the Pakistani military and, in case both Pakistan and India are engaged in a war, then the Indian Air Force will probably win the war single-handedly for India. This was made clear ...
Movement of vehicles and other activities of Pakistan Army near the international border have been informed too. The exercise started on September 22 and will continue till October 30 which will be partaken by 15,000 army and 300 air force personnel.
Following a raid that killed 18 Indian soldiers at an army base in Kashmir, some commentators bayed for a thundering retaliatory strike against neighbor and rival Pakistan. A "jaw for a tooth," said one member of the ... The diplomatic approach has ...
Carrying equipment weighing around 15kg, representatives from the Southern Military District's mountain infantry brigade based in Karachay-Cherkessiya demonstrated how to make a safety mechanism using a station knot.
Three, Pakistani forces could engage the incoming commandos, leading to casualties for the Indian side. This engagement could either stop with limited casualties for both sides or escalate further with more military missions by both sides. If it ceases ...
New Delhi [India], Sept. 24 (ANI): Russia has rubbished reports that its troops will be holding joint military exercises with Pakistani forces in Gilgit Baltistan, which is a part of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and clarified the anti-terror drills will ...
Ever since the Pakistani military confirmed that Russian troops had arrived in Pakistan, social media users in India have been accusing Russia of "betraying a friend.
With India ratcheting up the ante against Pakistan, reports said Islamabad was also readying its military for any possible cross-border strikes by Indian forces. Sources said Modi attended the meeting before leaving for Kerala to attend the BJP's ...
After all, army and air force actions robust enough to really harm the Pakistani military could also leave that military unwilling and unable to demobilize the most potent anti-India militants in Pakistan. And even if Indian forces had the ability to ...


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