Pashinyan

Is Armenia’s Pashinyan to blame for the suffering in Nagorno-Karabakh?

The narrative propagated by the Armenian government and their supporters across the world is that Azerbaijan's counteroffensive is responsible for the suffering of Armenians...
Chinagate scandal

Has ‘Chinagate Scandal’ rattled mainstream media?

Much like the Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MeK) and dissident groups of Ahvazi Arabs that are being used by the CIA as proxies to mount subversive attacks...
Happiness in Pakistan

What is the cost of happiness in Pakistan?

The question of the happiness of a country can be answered by examining how happy it's youth is. Happiness is a dream everybody wishes...
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Pakistan’s laudable achievements in nuclear technology

Atomic energy is not just about bombs that are dropped over cities and people, but it also has a potential for something positive for...
International community

Repercussions of the delayed international response in Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan's ongoing counteroffensive in Nagorno-Karabakh is teaching the international community some very important lessons. They now realize that they're at fault for having let...
TTP attacks

Op-ed: TTP now making last-ditch efforts to stay relevant

There has been a spike in the number of attacks on security forces operating in the now merged areas of Waziristan — former tribal...
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A lesson for Macron: Freedom of expression is not absolute

Once again, the Muslim world has been deeply saddened and enraged by the heart-wrenching comments of French president Emmanuel Macron about Islam and its...
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Op-ed: Macron’s myopic views about Islam need to change

Once again, France finds itself in the center of turmoil ignited by the highly bigoted speech of the French President Emanuel Macron in which...
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The shared civilizational aspirations of Indonesia, US and Islam

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to boost efforts by the world’s largest Muslim movement to re-contextualize Islam during a forthcoming visit...
Trump gamble

Trump’s gamble on Iran will prove advantageous for China

India has found itself on the losing end of the Trump administration’s gamble in Asia and its “maximum pressure” policy toward Iran. In some...
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How the US ‘establishment’ influences Trump’s policies

Following their first-ever rendezvous in Singapore in June 2018 and a “bromance” lasting over a period of several months, a much-anticipated two-day summit meeting...
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Op-ed: The minimum wage dilemma in Pakistan

Standing in a queue along with other beggars at Seylani, a charity food giver in Karachi, Pakistan, he was in a shabby uniform of...
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Op-ed: What does the US’ withdrawal from Afghanistan mean for Pakistan?

9/11 and the US aggression in Afghanistan has affected the geopolitical dynamics of the region. Certainly the US withdrawal of it's troops will also...
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Kashmir black day: A day to protest Muslim genocide in IOK

 Kashmir black day is observed every year on 27th October in Pakistan and Kashmir in commemoration of the matchless sacrifices made by freedom fighters...
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What happened in the final presidential debate 2020?

 The final presidential debate of the 2020 election was a whole lot to take in. It was a start of the final stretch of...
social media

Social media in government is a game changer

As the entire country is pinned down into submission by the unbreakable shackles of the current lockdown, people are forced to form an actual...
Nagorno-Karabakh

Nagorno-Karabakh’s importance in the realm of energy geopolitics?

Armenian President Sarkissian told Kommersant in an exclusive interview that Turkey's interest in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is related to energy geopolitics. According to him,...
Quaid

Is this Quaid’s Pakistan?

The obnoxious incident of disrespect for the Quaid-e Azam’s Mazar by Maryam’s husband Capt. Safdar, while she looked on smiling without any expression, has...
joe bidden

Op-ed: Muslim voters in US should remember who dropped bombs in Islamic countries

During the presidential debate alongside Donald Trump in September, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden uttered the invocative Islamic expression “Inshallah,” meaning “God willing,” to...
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Are anti-establishment movements becoming anti-institutional?

Around the world, being anti-establishment is deemed as a status symbol. It has its own political as well as social advantages. Though, some people...
Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron does not need to build an Enlightenment Islam, because that already exists

A French high school teacher who had shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad to his class was beheaded on Oct. 16 by an 18-year-old Muslim...
back to future education

The history of secular education in the subcontinent

When the British came (and they took almost 150 years before they had control over the entire subcontinent) the system of education was managed...
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Donald Trump: The seven rays of his political spectrum

If it were up to Trump, he would fire every registered democrat in America, but fortunately for us, he does not.Inside his mind, is...
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Op-ed: Shiny face of Indian democracy disfigured by repressive laws

In yet another damning report, UN’s high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet expressed 'concern over restrictions on non-governmental organizations, arrests of activists and...
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Pakistan’s struggle with air pollution

Over the last 20 years, air in Pakistan has become polluted beyond ordinary levels as climate change becomes a deadly fact. According to a...
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Afghanistan: A graveyard of empires?

Afghanistan is a notoriously difficult country to govern. Empire after empire, nation after nation have failed to pacify what is today the modern territory...
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Intra-Afghan talks: Understanding the ground realities

Over five weeks into their first face to face meeting, the Afghan government and the Taliban delegations have yet to agree even on the...
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Op-ed: Pakistan should raise voice for oppressed people everywhere

Silence ensures a safe journey to the top. Though the silence does do the talking, you can never surely tell one's viewpoint. Like if...
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Op-ed: Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz are national security threats to Pakistan

After the Panama-gate saga, the Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davio Gunnlaugsson resigned in a civil manner and never said “Mujhy Kyun Nikala”. The...
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Afghanistan, world’s least peaceful country: Who is responsible?

Imagine Afghanistan.What do you see?Do you visualize poverty, refugees, drugs, suppressed voices, oppressed women, and structural violence?Surely, Afghanistan tells a tale of destruction, terror,...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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