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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 Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan had called the meeting to review security arrangements for the elections of the National Assembly and four provincial assemblies, a spokesman for the commission said. It was also decided that securityRead More


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 and foreign residents would be expected to play their part should a crisis occur, as everyone living in Sweden has a “duty to contribute to total defense,” which, depending on an individual’s health, could meanRead More


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, the distinguished guest was received by Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force. A smartly turnout contingent of Pakistan Air Force presented guard of honor to the distinguishedRead More


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 2, 2018) — Israeli defense and security firms are in an accelerated process to supply various air and missile defense systems to India which has become not only one of Israel’s largest buyers of militaryRead More