India’s Hybrid Warfare Against Pakistan: Challenges and Response

The term ‘hybrid warfare’ entered the strategic lexicon in the early 21st century despite having been practised in various forms for a long time. It is defined as a blend of both kinetic and non-kinetic options to offset conventional power dynamics. Hybrid warfare includes extensive use of tools like spreading disinformation, propaganda, economic coercion, backing… Continue reading India’s Hybrid Warfare Against Pakistan: Challenges and Response

Op-ed: India’s Political and Hybrid Warfare Against Pakistan

War as a phenomenon is as old as human existence. The notion of war has been around since time immemorial. When it comes to attaining strategic gains, strategic superiority, and resources, regardless of whether it be empires back in history or states in the present-day, they have always battled to accomplish vital increases over each… Continue reading Op-ed: India’s Political and Hybrid Warfare Against Pakistan

Op-Ed | Fifth Generation War: reality or propaganda?

Recently I came across an article by Ahsan I Butt in Al-Jazeera, titled “Has a ‘fifth-generation war’ started between India and Pakistan?”. It was surprising to read such a piece in Al-Jazeera, but anyhow let us discuss the argument or case built in the article. The article started with an argument over the semantics of… Continue reading Op-Ed | Fifth Generation War: reality or propaganda?

Op-ed: How India has been coloring the minds of the world since day one

The security situation of Pakistan has remained turbulent right from its inception due to the meddlesome role of India. India has waged wars and employed an indirect strategy to destabilize Pakistan. The reason behind India’s unending hostility is its belief in the mythical Mahabharata and its desire to become the unchallenged power of South Asia.… Continue reading Op-ed: How India has been coloring the minds of the world since day one

America-prompted revolutions: Lessons for the Muslim World

American Wars by Other Means The United States of America has been a world power for almost a century. This century saw the highest level of technological progress but it was also the most brutal century in terms of wars, human deaths and suffering. The US wants to continue to hegemonize the world which means… Continue reading America-prompted revolutions: Lessons for the Muslim World

How Indian media is exploiting Pakistan’s internal political turmoil

The Indian media has started a relentless campaign to defame Pakistan’s security institutions. According to the details, Indian media is accusing Pakistan Army of ‘controlling’ the Sindh police which, as per reports circulating in Indian media, led to a ‘civil-war-like’ situation in the country. Political analysts also noted that the verified accounts on Twitter are… Continue reading How Indian media is exploiting Pakistan’s internal political turmoil

Op-ed: Weakening the military will weaken Pakistan to its core

Recently, there is an uptick in the national and international campaign against Pakistan’s military, regarding the politicization of the military by different political forces, state actors and other non-state actors and mainly social media. The unusual campaign attempts to malign the sovereignty of the prestigious institution and its supreme intelligence force. The agenda of such… Continue reading Op-ed: Weakening the military will weaken Pakistan to its core

Hidden motives behind Indian media’s anti-Chinese hybrid war claims

The Indian Express published at least three reports on Monday at the time of this article’s release focusing on the alleged activities of China’s Zhenhua Data Information Technology Co. The outlet claimed that the company collected digital footprints on over 10,000 high-profile Indian individuals including Prime Minister Modi and the Chief of Defense Staff, strongly… Continue reading Hidden motives behind Indian media’s anti-Chinese hybrid war claims

How Iran’s democratic security is linked with CPEC-plus

First of all, how do you define Hybrid Wars? The term Hybrid Wars generally refers to unconventional warfare, and can be divided into psychological and physical manifestations. The first relates to information operations which aim to demoralize and/or provoke the targeted population, while the second concerns Color Revolutions and acts of terrorism. My specialty is… Continue reading How Iran’s democratic security is linked with CPEC-plus

Rise of social media is fuelling interest in cyber warfare

The rapid evolution of the global world has given rise to the IoT (Internet of Things) where every common individual has gained access to social media and has become susceptible to cyber attacks. Acquisition of smart devices has become too frequent and these devices have become indispensable for the disposal of our daily life affairs.… Continue reading Rise of social media is fuelling interest in cyber warfare