Jostling for power by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

Diplomacy is considered akin to a game of chess. Each move by one player pushes all others to recalculate their position sometimes at the cost of giving up a piece. The three main players on the diplomatic chess board are Russia, China and United [...]

Strategic Depth turns into Strategic Weakness by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

The signing of nuclear deal by Iran and approval of BSA by Loya Jirga has turned our Western strategic depth into a strategic weakness. For last two years in many of my articles I have suggested that Israel has lost its strategic importance [...]

US and Iran: remaking Middle East by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

American foreign policy works in multiple layers. US State Department takes the lead role in formulating the policy and directing these layers as well as giving it a face. Layers of US foreign policy include diplomatic corps, foreign correspondents [...]

Majority of Pakistanis favor Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline

In a social media survey getPakistan has learned that majority of Pakistanis prefer implementation of Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project to ease the energy crunch faced by the nation. Over 80% of those polled opined that they favor fast track [...]

Pakistan should implement Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project

Former Minister of Oil & Gas Naveed Qamar has said that Iran-Pakistan pipeline should be implemented on fast track or else Pakistan has to pay damages for breach of agreement. He said that buying gas from Iran is in the interest of Pakistan. Minister [...]