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  • ‘Pakistan’s cold war has its roots in World War II’

    Indeed, what else are we to make of his proposition that having moved to protect and preserve Pakistan [quoting Henry Kissinger] the United States has now launched a seemingly devilish scheme to undo Pakistan”...

    Former ambassador Hilaly added that Mr Sadiq also spoke about how the Pakistan-India rivalry was not exclusive to the two countries but now included — China, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, the US and Russia...

  • Nasr pours cold water on India’s cold start doctrine: Bajwa

    “Pakistan has successfully undertaken a series of training launches and tests/trials during the current week for validation of new technical parameters of ‘NASR’,” the ISPR said in a statement on the training launch carried out in Sindh...

    Introduced in April 2011, Nasr was developed in response to India’s cold start doctrine, whose existence was officially confirmed by Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat earlier this year...

  • China warns US against ‘replay’ of cold war

    NEW YORK: China’s ambassador to the United States warned Washington against “anti-China” alliances and a “Cold War mentality” as Beijing continued to ramp up its objections to US military activity in the South China Sea in advance of a weekend meeting of defence chiefs from the US and Asia...

    What is the real intention? Is there an attempt to replay the Cold War in Asia?”Published in Dawn, May 30th, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn...

  • The new cold war

    George Kennan, the famous ‘X’ who anonymously penned the 1947 Foreign Affairs article that provided the blueprint for America’s successful containment of the Soviet Union, was quoted by Tom Friedman (New York Times, May 2, 1998), as saying: “I think it (Nato expansion) is the beginning of a new cold war...

    Despite America’s formidable naval power in the Pacific and its alliances with Japan, India and Australia, the US will be unable...

  • Attack siren blares in Hawaii for first time since Cold War

    HONOLULU: A siren blared across Hawaii on Friday for the first time since the end of the Cold War in an effort to prepare tourists and residents for a possible nuclear attack from North Korea...

    The state is the first to bring back the Cold War-era warning system, Hawaii emergency management officials said...

  • PFA’s war on cold drinks in schools

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has told the representatives of various companies that there would be no sale of carbonated drinks in schools after summer vacation...

    “Under our new regulations, we have imposed a ban on the entire carbonated drinks as it is injurious to health, affecting physical growth of children, especially,” PFA Director General Noorul Amin Mengal said at a meeting on Thursday
  • Russia’s ‘paranoia’ could lead to cold war: US spy chief

    WASHINGTON: Russia is “paranoid” about being challenged by Nato and its efforts to rival American power could push it into a new Cold War, the head of US intelligence said on Tuesday...

    — I think could probably — could possibly — go on, and we could be into another Cold War-like spiral here,” he added...

  • Shahbaz makes public ‘cold war’ with power ministry over Nandipur project

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has criticised what he termed his ‘media trial’ over the Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park and at the same time made public the so-called ‘cold war’ between his government and the Ministry of Water and Power...

    Also read: World's largest solar park to light up Pakistan's futureMr Sharif sarcastically mentioned more than once the response of “his friend (Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif)” to...

  • With Bridge of Spies, Spielberg plunges into the Cold War

    ”Bridge of Spies, due out on Oct 16, is a new chapter in history for Spielberg and one he knows personally: the Cold War...

    I’ve always been fascinated with the entertainment value of the James Bond spy series of movies, as well as the serious John le Carre spy novels, especially the Martin Ritt movie The Spy Who Came in From the Cold...

  • The stock market and the hotting-up of a cold war

    Although some believe that the wealth of investors would diminish in case of an armed conflict between Pakistan and India, many tend to disagree...

    While institutional investors (banks, companies and mutual funds) are not part of a panic-prone herd, nervous small investors and their gurus firmly believe that the cold war is a good time to beat a hasty retreat from dealing with stocks...

  • China, Russia slam US ‘imperialist’ and ‘Cold War mentality’

    BEIJING: China and Russia on Tuesday decried President Donald Trump’s first National Security Strategy — which pilloried both nations as challengers to US power — as a “Cold War mentality” with an “imperialist character”...

    “We urge the United States to stop intentionally distorting China’s strategic intentions and to abandon outdated notions such as the Cold War mentality and zero-sum game, otherwise it will only harm itself or...

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