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A New Dawn in Pak-Russia Security Ties

In what appears to be a significant step forward in Pak-Russia security ties, Commander-in-Chief of Russian Land Forces Col Gen Oleg Salyukov announced on January 22 that his troops will be participating in the first ever army exercises in Pakistan. The yet unnamed exercises with Pakistan, according to Salyukov, are “special mountain drills”, a probable reference to high-altitude warfare training involving special forces from both countries. It is yet unclear

Sci-Fi: Pakistan, The Desolate Utopia – Episode 2

Continued from Episode 1 ___________________________________________________ What used to be Saddar Market was now a compound filled with broken tiles, shattered glass and poisonous weeds. He noticed sand dunes just a few metres ahead; all he could see on the horizon was the vast expanse of desert. And then, as if caught by surprise, he trembled. “What was that!” he thought to himself. His heart was beating faster and faster. He

Sci-Fi: Pakistan, The Desolate Utopia – Episode 1

The following is an imagined alternative future scenario, part of the author’s future insight series. The objective of these write-ups is to analyze presumed future occurrences in abstract form and troubleshoot existing activities which could turn them into a reality. _______________________________________________________________________________ He closed his eyes for a brief moment and opened them up again. Everything around had changed. Evolved. He walked on a neat and clean road dotted with sky-rise