Elections 2018: Caretaker Govt to Deploy Army For July 25 Polls Security

JUN 14, 2018 — The caretaker government on Thursday decided to deploy army troops for security during the planned July 25 parliamentary elections. The Election Commission of Pakistan in a high level meeting in capital Islamabad approved army personnel deployment both inside and outside polling stations to ensure security during general elections. Chief Election Commissioner […]

Why Sweden Is Distributing ‘Be Prepared For War’ Leaflet to All 4.8M Homes

‘Everyone has duty to defend Sweden’ May 22, 2018 (DESPARDES) — Sweden has begun distributing ‘be prepared for war’ leaflet to all 4.8m homes for the first time in more than half a century, saying: “Sweden is safer than many other countries but threats exist.” Furthermore, the booklet makes it clear that all fit Swedes […]

Top Chinese General From Military Commission Meets PAF Chief At Air Headquarters

General Zhang oversaw China’s lunar exploration and manned space projects during Xi Jinping’s first 5-year term as president. He’s also said to have been involved in Chinese drones project. May 18, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — General Zhang Youxia, Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission visited the Air Headquarters in Islamabad on Friday. On his arrival, […]

India, Israel Defense and Security Ecosystem: The ‘New Normal’

The Indian Air Force last week test fired an Israeli Derby Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Missile from its domestically grown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Tejas; Earlier this month, the Indian government lifted restricted blacklisting on Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, citing lack of evidence of supposed corruption. IRSHAD SALIM (May […]