Af-Pak Digest by Ambassador Sharat Sabharwal | December 2023

I Overview   Pakistan: Political Situation Economy  Test of Ababeel Missile Pakistan-China Pakistan-Russia Pakistan-US Pakistan-BRICS Afghanistan: Terror and Violence UN Reports on Afghanistan Afghanistan-Pakistan Afghanistan-India Afghanistan-China   II Developments in Pakistan   Political Situation   With the Election Commission of Pakistan announcing February 8 as the election date following  Supreme Court prodding, electoral activity is […]

West Asia & North Africa Digest by Ambassador Mahesh Sachdev | November 2023

IA) Political Developments: Pan-Regional and Global Issues WANA Regional Security and Terrorism On the October 7 day break, several specially trained units of the Izzat al-Din al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas (“Al-Harkat al-Muqawama al-Islamiya”, or Islamic Resistance Movement) and Palestine Islamic Jihad (PIJ) fighters launched a well-coordinated, multi-pronged attack titled “Amaliya Al-Aqsa Toofan” or “Operation Al-Aqsa […]