CISS’ Senior Research Fellow, Ms. Huma Rehman contributed a chapter “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in a Realist Framework: Regional and International Implications,” for Pentagon’s Yearbook 2019.
by Huma Rehman.... 26 February 2019, initiated another stand-off between two nuclear neighbors (Pakistan and India). The trigger behind the current scenario is the tragedy that occurred in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir region. On 14 February 2019, a convoy of vehicles carrying Indian security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway was attacked [...]
by Huma Rehman.... South Asia’s security environment has always been risky due to the volatile bilateral dynamics of India-Pakistan. The additional factor of nuclearization of both countries made it even more complex in world and regional politics. ‘Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia,’ is a new and qualitative addition in [...]
by Huma Rehman.... Indo-Pak relations have remained a major foreign policy challenge for South Asia’s strategic and crisis stability. The unending twists and turns in Indian foreign policy and military planning, towards Pakistan is a vital cause for not achieving the goals, of peace and stability in the region. The way bilateral relations are being [...]
by Huma Rehman.... A signalling between hostile states can be useful to both the sender and receiver of the messages; if the signals are properly conveyed, they can reduce the likelihood of tensions by suggesting and alarming, ahead of time, that how to avert the chance of military action. Poorly sent signals, however, can be [...]
by Huma Rehman.... The nuclear crisis in Korean Peninsula in recent weeks has triggered many responses, such as the use of force and retaliation by the US. The United Nations imposed a number of sanctions on trade items, and import-export in North Korea. Japan banned remittances and confiscated assets of North Koreans in their area. [...]