Iran Fired on Military Drone in First Such Attack, U.S. Says

November 9, 2012 10:03 pm0 comments
Iran Fired on Military Drone in First Such Attack, U.S. Says

A Predator drone like the one that the Pentagon says Iran fired upon, but did not hit, last week.   WASHINGTON — Iranian warplanes shot at an American military surveillance drone flying over the Persian Gulf near Iran last week, Pentagon officials disclosed Thursday. They said that the aircraft, a Predator drone, was flying […]

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“US in eye of superstorm”

November 2, 2012 5:11 pm0 comments

Rhetoric aside, the superstorm Sandy will have an overriding impact on the US security interests in the conflict zones, the purpose of which has been to block the economic and strategic influence of China, Russia and al-Qaeda. The tragic loss of life and destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy is the […]

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Military Operations & Societies

October 27, 2012 11:14 am0 comments

The traditional path to military operations is often defined against potentially devastating consequences of asymmetrical warfare on a society. The media and security assessments roughly construct primary importance of military solutions to the complex issues of sociopolitical and religious power-play. As soon as the causes and interests of military solutions […]

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Radicalization & human security

October 21, 2012 12:00 am0 comments

The impact of Radicalization on Pakistan is causing a paralysis of tolerance. The viewpoint of a slim majority has assigned negative attributions to some of greatest Islamic provisions including freedom of education. The use of force to impose a particular ideological framework is at the center of this discourse. The expressions such […]

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Afghanistan & Strategic Partnership

October 17, 2012 8:36 pm0 comments

Any intelligent Western policy maker accustomed to reflect on strategic partnership between the strongest and a weak state comprehends that such a relationship often struggles under peculiar disadvantages. The so-called Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) between the US and Afghanistan is aimed to induce the latter into accomplishing the strategic aims of the […]

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