by LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD The U.S. has largely viewed Islamic terrorism as a monolithic threat with varying degrees of extremism distributed among various geographic locations. We have often not adequately appreciated the historical, ideological and geopolitical subtleties underlying Islamic terrorism and,...
Written by: Lawrence Sellin Retired Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve Ironically, Pakistan’s opposition to U.S. and NATO efforts to stabilize Afghanistan through its support of the Taliban and Haqqani insurgents would lead to greater regional instability and, perhaps, create an existential...
Written by Qambar Bugti As you might have already guessed by the title, the need of the hour in Baloch national struggle is unity. But you are wrong. The need of the hour is not unity in my view. Why?...
Written by Qambar Bugti There is no doubt in the fact that Rohingya minority in Myanmar is facing one of the worst ethnic cleansing of modern times. It is also absolutely necessary that all human rights defenders and champions of...

Eid after Independence

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Written By: Shakoor Baloch Baloch have been kept forced slaves since their motherland Balochistan was occupied by foreign Armies. In 1947 when Balochistan got independence and it stayed independent for nine months, Pakistan’s founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah wanted Khan...
By LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD Like physical education majors, Army officers often get extra credit when they are able to muster a modicum of intellectual rigor, which could be the case for then Major H.R. McMaster, who wrote "Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon...
by Jed Babbin Come hell or Blackwater, nothing is about to change — unless… About a month ago, President Trump met with his national security team — Defense Secretary James Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and National Security Advisor Lt....
Abstract History testifies that the weaker States have always served as a buffer zone among formidable confronting States. The weaker States have been exploited to fulfil the vested interests of powerful nations. This Article investigates how and why Balochistan territory was...
          LAWRENCE SELLIN Retired Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve That astute observation is not mine, but Indrani Bagchi’s writing for the Indian Economic Times: Pakistan could end up as a version of China’s North Korea exercise in South Asia, kind of like screen villain Ajit’s...
Stated simply, one gigantic, transnational jihadi region in South Asia will come to exist. Let me begin by describing what, in the news media, appears to be two different events, but are really the same thing. On July 23, 2016, the...