Articles and Commentaries

Pakistan Constitution and Human Rights: Inherent Contradiction

The UN Secretary General, now on a visit to India, pontificates that India should take care of human rights in Kashmir. This shows that he is not well informed on the history of Kashmir issue or is under pressure from Pakistani and Islamic lobbies. The right thing for him to do was to visit Pakistan…
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Goodwill Dialogue before Political Dialogue

As India announced cancellation of the proposed foreign ministers’ sit together on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session, Pakistani media has gone berserk in accusing India, that she is not interested in contributing to peace process in the region. The Pakistani media hype is meant to convince the world community and perhaps the…
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Re-structuring of the RR Headquarter?

In a recent issue, the Daily Excelsior of Jammu informed that the Army was contemplating re-structuring of the Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters for better operational capability and strategic and logistic efficacy. Rashtriya Rifles (RR) force was raised soon after armed insurgency surfaced in Jammu and Kashmir in 1990. Ever since the force with headquarters in New…
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Integrated National Command Structure

Preview It is said that the study of history is necessary to understand behaviour of a country in any given situation, particularly the ones related to security. A good understanding of history is therefore an important ingredient of statecraft. In the present context of ‘Integration of Command Structures’ we need to look into some historical…
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