Why its high time India and Pakistan own their mistakes regarding terrorism?

India and Pakistan must own up to mistakes made in this nefarious war on terrorism. India is the largest in the subcontinent and keeping its stature and position must begin the process with the bomb blasts in Malegaon that Lieutenant Colonel Purohit is accused of initiating.

Gulf states security concerns: The future looks promising

According to Dr. James Dorsey, an award-winning scholar, the Gulf’s security concerns seems to have stalled for now as the good news is that the Biden administration’s focus on China may mean that it is reconfiguring its military presence in the Middle East.

Are we a failed state or a failed society?

According to Moied Javeed, no one can be called a hero in this country because the so-called big boys at that time sold their souls to perpetuate their powerful era. The state has not failed, the society has failed in general, the values have degenerated and norms have deteriorated

Why did India not abrogate the draconian AFSPA?

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), 1958 is an Act of the Indian Parliament that empowers the nation's Army to conduct search, arrest, or shoot to kill people without a warrant. AFSPA has been called a 'draconian' law by human rights activists.

How Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan saved Pakistan by making it a nuclear weapon state?

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan was hailed as a national hero for transforming his country into the world's first Islamic nuclear power. Under Dr. Qadeer's leadership, Islamabad is believed to have silently developed its nuclear program in the 1980s. He was also known as “Mohsin-e-Pakistan”,

Baba e Siasat: The founders of Pakistan’s politics

Dr. Farid A Malik, an ex-chairman of Pakistan Science Foundation, talks about all the leaders who are known as 'Baba-e-Siasat' (Father of Politics). He further laments while we honor all the other 'Babas' who served the nation , we reject those who continue to exploit us.

Remembering the legacy of Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan

Abdul Qadeer Khan was known as the father of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program, has died in the Pakistani capital Islamabad. Khan was hailed as a national hero in Pakistan for helping make the country a nuclear-armed state. Today we remember the amazing legacy he has left behind.

Pakistan engaging with the TTP: A right move?

Pakistan is in disarmament talks with some factions of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Prime Minister Imran Khan has said, as the government seeks stability in the country in the backdrop of a fast-evolving situation in Afghanistan.

Why reducing Middle East tensions potentially lessens sectarianism?

In a world where Middle Eastern states can no longer rely on the United States to defend them, two separate developments involving improved relations between Sunni and Shiite Muslims and women's sporting rights demonstrate major shifts in rivalry for leadership of the Muslim world.

Stanley Johnson: A man with strong convictions

Zak Khan, an advocate based in the UK recounts his meeting with Mr. Stanley Johnson, father of Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Mr. Johnson senior shared his recollections of his work in the 1960s when the Mangla dam was being built.

Why we think Wendy Sherman’s visit to Pakistan will bring positive outcomes?

The United States emphasized the importance of the long-standing relationship between Pakistan and the US and agreed to continue close communication and coordination on the situation in Afghanistan, security and counter-terrorism, trade and investment, climate change,

Urban policing in Pakistan: Effects and challenges

Efficient and effective law enforcement is the fundamental sign of good governance therefore urban policing is an important aspect of it. The advent of globalization and the resultant urbanization has also laid obligations on policing to be more proactive in Pakistan.