Category Archives: Pakistan

Is Pakistan Ready to Field a Rocket-Launched, Miniaturized Nuke?

by ROBERT BECKHUSEN Two years, a new Pakistani rocket appeared on a testing range–this one designed to lob small, tactical nuclear warheads against an future Indian blitzkrieg. Manoj Joshi, a columnist for India’s Mail Today warned the test represented a … Continue reading

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The Pakistani Godfather: The Inter-Services Intelligence and the Afghan Taliban 1994-2010 (4/4)

by Dr. Adrian Hänni and Lukas Hegi. The aim of the present study is to gather facts and disclose links that demonstrate the kind of game the Pakistani government is playing with the West, with its intelligence service “Inter-Services Intelligence” … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian Hänni, Afghanistan, English, Lukas Hegi, Pakistan, Sicherheitspolitik, Terrorismus | 4 Comments

The Pakistani Godfather: The Inter-Services Intelligence and the Afghan Taliban 1994-2010 (3/4)

by Dr. Adrian Hänni and Lukas Hegi. The aim of the present study is to gather facts and disclose links that demonstrate the kind of game the Pakistani government is playing with the West, with its intelligence service “Inter-Services Intelligence” … Continue reading

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The Pakistani Godfather: The Inter-Services Intelligence and the Afghan Taliban 1994-2010 (2/4)

by Dr. Adrian Hänni and Lukas Hegi. The aim of the present study is to gather facts and disclose links that demonstrate the kind of game the Pakistani government is playing with the West, with its intelligence service “Inter-Services Intelligence” … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian Hänni, Afghanistan, English, Lukas Hegi, Nachrichtendienst, Pakistan, Sicherheitspolitik | 3 Comments

The Pakistani Godfather: The Inter-Services Intelligence and the Afghan Taliban 1994-2010 (1/4)

by Dr. Adrian Hänni and Lukas Hegi. Alongside the Americans, Pakistan plays a key role in the “war against terrorism” and against the insurgents in Afghanistan. The country receives huge financial and military aid. Nevertheless, this support could not improve … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian Hänni, Afghanistan, English, Lukas Hegi, Nachrichtendienst, Pakistan, Sicherheitspolitik, Terrorismus | 8 Comments

Abbottabad-Land

Posted in Cartoon, English, Matt Bors, Pakistan | 2 Comments

Book Review: The Influence of the U.S. Drone War in Pakistan on the “War on Terror”

by Ralf Büsser. Ralf grew up in Appenzell, Switzerland. He studies International Relations at the University of St. Gallen with Focus on Security Policy. While Ralf was in Washington DC for six months, he could gain further insights into the … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Buchtipp, English, Pakistan, Ralf Büsser, Terrorismus | 3 Comments

‘Dronestagram’ Chonicles Robot Strikes in Photos

by DAVID AXE After 11 years of remote warfare including no fewer than 1,000 drone strikes, a 32-year-old London artist has begun chronicling the targets of U.S. robotic attacks on the photo-sharing service Instagram. According to creator James Bridle, “Dronestagram” … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Autoren, David Axe, English, Gut zu wissen, I robot, Pakistan, Somalia | 8 Comments

Internationale Jagdsaison: gezielte Tötungen und das Völkerrecht (2/2)

Im ersten Teil wurde die Frage aufgeworfen, ob die Terrorismusbekämpfung primär eine militärische oder polizeiliche Aufgabe darstellt. Von den Staaten, die gezielte Tötungen anwenden, wurde Israel als erstes Fallbeispiel betrachtet. Im zweiten Teil wird das Fallbeispiel USA behandelt, wobei der … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, International, Jemen, Militärtechnologie, Pakistan, Terrorismus | 8 Comments

Drone Mishap Draws Risky Air Strike

by DAVID AXE Potentially hundreds of bystanders nearly perished when a suspected U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone fired a missile over North Waziristan in Pakistan’s restive northwest near the border with Afghanistan last week. The drone’s target? Another suspected U.S. robotic … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, David Axe, English, Gut zu wissen, Pakistan | 2 Comments