Russia still US’s number one enemy

Jacob G. Hornberger | Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Trump administration confirms the overarching power of the national-security establishment section of the federal government and what...

General Mattis visit to Pakistan: An ice breaker?

Jan Achakzai | The United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis’s important visit to Islamabad comes on the heels of other high profile bilateral visits by...

Hard-realist Duterte vs. New People’s Army (NPA): The political discourse of insurgency and new terrorism

Jumel G. Estrañero | Lo and behold, the long run running armed and threat group in the Philippines in the guise of the New People’s...

Will the U.S. withdraw its troops from Syria after ISIS is routed?

Sophie Mangal | According to Washington Post, the U.S. hopes to prolong its military presence in Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) areas in the north of...

Liberal Fundamentalists and Imranophobia

Sher Ali Tareen |   Among his many achievements, Imran Khan can also boast the unique honor of attracting detractors of remarkably varied stripes and persuasions....

Egyptian President Al-Sisi steps up repression to cover policy failure

James M. Dorsey | Egyptian general-turned-president Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi would likely be the first to admit that an iron fist is no guarantee for retaining...

Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon gamble may pay off

James M. Dorsey | Time will tell, but Saudi Arabia’s gamble to pressure Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed, Lebanese Shiite militia, by forcing Saad Hariri, the country’s...

Pakistan: Surviving on uncanny strengths!

Amjad Mahmood | Every tribe, ethnicity, empire, dynasty, and nation since ages has held some form of authority, power, and influence during different segments of...

PML-N’s sheer incompetence

Shiffa Yousafzai | There are 206 bones in the human body. And all the bones in the body of PML-N have been fractured, leaving it...

Is Imran’s Mullahism more barbaric or the liberal mindset?

Waqas Shabbir | Liberals of the country are displeased with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan. It is evident from their response on social media. Spreading...

Rex Tillerson harshly criticizes Russia in order to rally NATO allies

M K Bhadrakumar | The remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Russia, while speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington, DC...

United against terrorism

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The terrorist organisations have been targeting Pakistan since the commencement of war on terrorism. Devastating suicidal attacks and bombings bloodied...