Jan Achakzai

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Jan Achakzai is a geopolitical analyst, a party leader in the ruling PML-N party, and advisor to Balochistan Government on media and strategic communication. He remained associated with BBC World Service in London covering South and West Asia.

A candid conversation with UAE Ambassador Al Zaabi

"In school we grew up with kids from over 200 countries and nationalities, as we (UAE) are a multi-ethnic society," the young UAE Ambassador...

UAE’s deal with Israel and Pakistan’s populist FP dilemma 

The UAE-Israel historic accord on "normalization of relations" have found resonance in Pakistan with many quarters in the country criticizing Dubai for normalizing diplomatic...

Covid-19: Keep this in mind before easing the lockdown

As the government is moving from lockdown to easing restrictions on businesses and allowing some normalcy, we must remember, Pakistan is not out of...

India emboldened by US retrenchment

India’s growing provocative posture towards Pakistan and its threat of pinning the Pakistan army for “maintaining peace”, is a reflection in large measure of...

COVID-19 will alter the geopolitics in the region

In its wake, COVID-19 crippled economies made states dysfunctional, disintegrated social bonds by isolation, social distancing overwhelmed health and safety infrastructure the world over....

Hey, Pakistani leaders! Stop scoring points on Coronavirus

Many experts fear that global recession is not conjecture but reality as Coronavirus has caused short term economic disruption across the world from China...

Balochistan’s water-crisis: Tailored solutions before its too late

Opinion |Climate change is further exacerbating the precarious situation by altering the water and weather patterns around the globe, causing droughts and water shortages...

Taiwan added to the list of US weapons against China  

Opinion |Anti-Chinese incumbent President Tsai Ing-Wen’s re-election is the fallout of increasing strategic rivalry between China and the US. It comes on the heels...

India descending into chaos & fascism

Opinion |As if brutalities against IO-Kashmirs and denying citizenship to millions of Muslims in Assam, were not enough, the Indian government took a major...

Sharifs money recovered through proxy? Is PM vindicated?

Opinion |After months of accusations by political opponents for failing to recover any stolen asset, for the first time, PTI government has achieved a...

SC’s hearing picked by social media to batter Imran Govt & malign Army

The Supreme Court of Pakistan’s decision to take up the issue of Army Chief’s extension and its subsequent verdict has implications far beyond the...

No, No, Establishment is Not Packing Imran Government

Opinion |Since Imran Khan took office, a section of media, political pundits and the naysayers are claiming his government will be gone any moment....

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