Brig Retd Saed Nazeer (Defense Analyst): It is diplomatic victory of Pakistan that the region is heading towards de-escalation after recent standoff between Iran and the United States. Pakistan has paid huge price of war. It is appreciable that Pakistan is making concrete efforts to sustain durable peace in the region. Unfortunately, Pakistan is faced with hostile neighbor. Economic development is linked with the regional security. Pakistan political and military leadership realizes the fact that region cannot afford any conflict.