EU Dis-info Report

EU Dis-info Report: Unraveling of Indian Propaganda Outreach

TIC Brief l The report by EU Disinformation Laboratory has uncovered a massive Indian propaganda network which had tentacles even in the European Union Parliament. The independent, non-profit disinformation watchdog’s latest report illustrates in graphic...
Ladakh Standoff

Politico-Strategic Implications of Ladakh Standoff

Ahsan Hamid Durrani l The standoff between Indian and Chinese armies along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh/ Aksai Chin region continues. Both countries have deployed thousands of troops in this disputed...
Pak-Saudi Relations

Pak-Saudi Relations: Set in Stone or Shifting Sands?

TIC Analysis l In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have welcomed the OIC for adopting a strong and comprehensive resolution in favour of the Kashmir cause. Jammu and Kashmir Muslim conference...

MBS and Saudi Crisis of Legitimacy

TIC Analysis l Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud (MBS), the 34-year-old crown prince of Saudi Arabia is considered the de facto ruler of the world's leading oil exporter. He has won plaudits from Western leaders...
Iraq

U.S. Led Coalition Withdrawal From Iraq Bases

TIC Brief l Background: The presence of U.S. troops in Iraq was the result of an agreement between the Iraqi and US governments in June 2014. The Maliki government had requested the US intervene to...
Ladakh

Who has Tactical & Strategic Edge in Ladakh Standoff?

Ahsan Hamid Durrani l The standoff between Indian and Chinese armies along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh/ Aksai Chin region continues. Both countries have deployed thousands of troops in this disputed...
Qasem Sulemani

Legality of US Airstrike on Gen. Qasem Sulemani

TIC Analysis l Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated in January of this year after a US air raid killed Qasem Sulemani, head of Iran's elite Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy...
sustainable

Pakistan’s Green Revolution: Moving Towards a Sustainable Future

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged world leaders to declare a “state of climate emergency” and shape greener growth after the coronavirus pandemic, as he opened a summit marking five years since the...
Maritime

Defining Maritime Tourism

Theobaid (1994) suggested that “etymologically, the word maritime tourism is derived from the Latin.  ‘tornare’ and the Greek, Tornos’ meaning ‘a lathe or circle; the movement around a central point or axis’. This meaning...
Diplomatic Immunity

How Diplomatic Immunity Functions

TIC Focus l In USA, the executive branch is entrusted with the responsibility to determine the immunity of the diplomat. In 1978, the President Jimmy Carter delegated this responsibility to the Secretary of the State....
Hybrid Warfare

Hybrid Threats vs. Hybrid Warfare

TIC Focus l The hybrid nature of warfare thrives on elements which were present in societies – traditional and modern likewise. However, as we had mentioned earlier, the traditional nature of warfare do not exploit...
Human Rights

Human Rights & Humanitarian Interventions

TIC Focus l International community tries to make sure that human rights are safeguarded. For this engagement and promotion are two of the most important tools that are used. Besides these other options are also...
Ladakh

An Analysis of Sino-Indian Border Dispute in Ladakh

TIC Brief l Introduction China’s territorial disputes with India in Ladakh date back to the modern founding of the two countries. Beijing’s claim lines have shifted west on at least two occasions, each involving demands...

R2P and Blurring of State Sovereignty

TIC Focus l R2P: Humanitarian intervention is often considered as controversial and against the tenants of UN Charter and other international conventions. This phenomenon is considered offensive by the states but is increasingly becoming popular...

The Future of Israel-Arab Normalization under Biden

Without former U.S. President Donald Trump’s avid support for Israel’s diplomatic recognition in the Muslim world, the onus of new normalization deals will likely fall to Israel itself, which will either slow the normalization...
Sanctions

Analyzing the Role and Effectiveness of Sanctions

Less than a month into his presidency, U.S. President Joe Biden has already stated that he will impose sanctions on coup leaders in Myanmar. Other White House officials have also suggested that sanctions against Russia are...

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