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Is Pak chopping its own foot?

Is Pak chopping its own foot?

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 09 May , 2019

The headlines in every Pak newspaper last week was the press conference conducted by the Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR), General Asif Ghafoor. In his press conference...

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National Security cannot be ignored

National Security cannot be ignored

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 07 Mar , 2019

Post the Pulwama incident the Government went on an overdrive seeking to act against Pak. The nation cried for revenge, implying launching some form of retribution against Pak. An air force strike...

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Disrupting security forces operations

Disrupting security forces operations

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 26 Dec , 2018

In many ways Kashmir has not left the limelight. An area with unmatched beauty and peace, it is now witnessing violence which is being misconstrued across media channels. The recent encounter in...

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Punjab was always on Pak’s Radar

Punjab was always on Pak’s Radar

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 22 Nov , 2018

The recent grenade throwing incident in the Nirankari Bhawan in Amritsar’s Rajasansi village left three dead and ten injured. The police claim that bike-borne individuals lobbed the grenade and...

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Tampering with Military Assets

Tampering with Military Assets

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 14 Nov , 2018

The present Government is the first in Indian history to eye military assets and use them to enhance vote banks or open doors to corruption. In the bargain they are denuding the capability of...

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Role of press in changing perceptions on Kashmir

Role of press in changing perceptions on Kashmir

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 01 Aug , 2018

The reality is that Kashmir faces a proxy war pushed on the country by Pakistan. The proxy war claims the lives of terrorists, Kashmiris and security forces. Complete Kashmir does not burn, nor...

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Pak Elections Genuine or Doctored

Pak Elections Genuine or Doctored

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 24 Jul , 2018

Pakistan goes to the polls on 25th July to elect a new National Assembly, leading to the appointment of a new Prime Minister. The way the election process is moving raises questions on whether the...

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Opening of Army Cantonments

Opening of Army Cantonments

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 31 May , 2018

The recent unilateral decision by the defence minister in opening army cantonments across the nation, without taking the views of the army hierarchy, solely based on inputs from the Defence...

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Bringing Indo-China relations back on track

Bringing Indo-China relations back on track

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 06 May , 2018

Xi Jinping was the first leader whom PM Modi hosted in his home town Ahmedabad in Sept 2014 and Xi responded by hosting Modi in Xi’an, his own home town in May 15. Since then, the two have met...

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Defence R&D: A key for self Reliance and Modernisation

Defence R&D: A key for self Reliance and Modernisation

By: Dr Sudershan Kumar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 22 Mar , 2018

Our honourable prime minister has repeatedly envisaged the vision of India being a global super power and it is already a super power in making. However becoming a global/original power always...

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China will soon annex Pak as its province

China will soon annex Pak as its province

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 06 Mar , 2018

Recent reports indicate that China is moving at a fast pace to annex Pakistan as one of its provinces. In other countries where China has invested, and the nations have been unable to pay, they...

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Time for US to Change Pak Strategy

Time for US to Change Pak Strategy

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 14 Feb , 2018

Last month has been witness to massive attacks on the population of Kabul. A strike on the Intercontinental Hotel claimed 20 lives, following which was the explosive laden ambulance suicide attack...

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Growing India and US military relationship

Growing India and US military relationship

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 29 Jan , 2018

The US ambassador to India, Kenneth I Juster, proposed during his first public speech in Delhi that scaling up of strategic relations with India can also involve posting of liaison officers in...

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Alarming Increase in Kashmir’s Militancy needs to be checked

Alarming Increase in Kashmir’s Militancy needs to be checked

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 25 Jan , 2018

Mannan Bashir Wani, a young student from Kashmir was pursuing Ph.D. in earth science-Geology from Aligarh Muslim University. One fine day, he marked his presence in the roll call for the last time...

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AFSPA should not be Diluted

AFSPA should not be Diluted

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 18 Jan , 2018

There are reports in the media about the home and Defence Ministries reviewing the  Armed Forces Special Powers Act  (AFSPA) and seeking to dilute some sections of the same. This is to cater for...

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The Jerusalem Vote

The Jerusalem Vote

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 05 Jan , 2018

President Trump, on 6th Dec, unilaterally accepted Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv there. It was not a decision in haste, nor did it stem...

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Pakistan must close terror infrastructure

Pakistan must close terror infrastructure

By: Ashok Bhan | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 30 Dec , 2017

India was partitioned in the midst of bitter riots in which thousands of innocent people lost their lives, millions lost homes and their roots. Pakistan gained independence on 14 August, 1947 and...

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Cannibal of Mumbai carnage walks free

Cannibal of Mumbai carnage walks free

By: K.N. Pandita | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 30 Nov , 2017

Acquittal of Hafiz Saeed by Lahore High Court is a slap on the face of the US and the UN. They have classified Saeed’s organization JuD as a terrorist group and forefront organization for...

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Rising military power of India

Rising military power of India

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 25 Nov , 2017

India is a growing military power, which is evident with the number of nations seeking to enhance military ties with it. The recent comment by President Trump that the world’s two greatest...

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Mother’s tears defeat terror

Mother’s tears defeat terror

By: Shiban Khaibri | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 21 Nov , 2017

Abraham Lincoln once said,” All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” The mother under reference did not eat a grain of food for a week, she had turned a distraught woman making...

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