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Government not serious about PIA claims Aviation Advisor

News Analysis | Days after the federal privatisation minister claimed that the government is committed to selling off the core business of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before April...

US lawmakers aim to tighten terms of Iran nuclear deal

AFP | A bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Thursday aimed at tightening the terms of the Iran nuclear deal, despite...

Salman Taseer’s vigil cancelled by authorities

News Analysis | On Thursday, the police and district administration stopped members of the civil society from holding a vigil to mark the death anniversary...

Maleeha Lodhi fires back at American UN ambassador’s hostile remarks

News Analysis | Maleeha Lodhi took a firm stance against the contentious remarks made by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations by...

Trump creating conditions for America’s waning influence

Junaid Ali Malik | There is a national debate going on in America over the Trump Administration’s foreign policy. The scholars and analysts are seriously...

US continuous drift towards India raises new risks for Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | TRUMP Administration announced its National Security Strategy (NSS) on December 18, 2017. It is aimed at promoting a balance of...

How will Palestinians react to Trump’s declaration of making Jerusalem the...

Maha Nassar | When President Donald Trump on Dec. 5 recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he not only effectively endorsed Israel’s de facto annexation of East...

US military targets Taliban by starting new air attack campaign in...

AFP | As the US military opens a new front in its air war in Afghanistan, targeting the Taliban's poppy-processing factories and dropping thousands of...

Brussels enters the debate on good or bad Islam

James M Dorsey | It’s hard to prove beyond doubt a direct causal link between militancy and Saudi-inspired ultra-conservative forms of Sunni Muslim Islam. That...

Dawn story challenged by South Waziristan administration

News Analysis | The political administration of South Waziristan acknowledged the circulation of pamphlets warning people against organizing “cultural and social activities” to include music...

Faizabad Dharna: A view of both sides

News Analysis | Several strong supporters of the newly launched religiopolitical party Tehreek-e-Labbaik-Ya-Rasulallah (TLYR), many armed with sticks and iron rods, have blocked the main...

Unprecedented power grab could come to haunt Mohammed bin Salman

James M. Dorsey | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has won the first round of what could prove to be an unprecedented power grab...

Analyzing the future of ‘Trump’ Afghan Policy

Dr. Muhammad Ali Ehsan | I have never been a great admirer of Hussain Haqqani (Pakistan’s former Ambassador to the United States), but two observations...

US airstrikes are killing more civilians than terrorists

Steven Feldstein | When President Donald Trump took office in January, it was unclear whether the bombast from his campaign would translate into an aggressive new...

New rules of engagement between US & Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The arrogant cum undiplomatic tone of Trump administration high-ups’ is distressing for Islamabad. Instead of realizing Pakistan’s limitations and appreciating...

What is behind Donald Trump’s UN General Assembly speech?

Haneul Na’avi | US president Donald Trump’s intimidating, hawkish UN General Assembly speech was, at best, an unflinching reaffirmation to US jingoism, despite his election...

Can technology ensure speedy justice in Pakistan?

Saud Bin Ahsan | One of the main functions of law in society is the administration of justice. With democracy gaining strength in Pakistan, the...

Rohingya is a humanitarian issue not a Muslim one!

M K Bhadrakumar | The Trump administration is shifting gear on Myanmar. After positioning itself on the “right side of history”, Washington is making the...

The Iran deal is living dangerously despite sanctions relief

News Analysis | Despite growing concerns and speculations over the future of the Iran nuclear deal, the Trump Administration extended waivers on a set of sanctions...

The Afghan end game – military action or political activism?

Dr. Muhammad Ali Ehsan | The big question that has been asked by the strategists for over a decade and a half now is –...

The Afghan quagmire

News Desk | The Afghan Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) patrol north of Kabul...

Can US President take Hudson Institute report on Pakistan seriously?

By Jamal Hussain | A briefing paper on Pakistan was issued to much media hype in February 2017 by the Hudson Institute, a research setup...

Can Raheel Sharif help to improve tense relations between Saudis and...

James M. Dorsey | Controversy and uncertainty over the possible appointment of a Pakistani general as commander of a 40-nation, Saudi-led, anti-Iranian military alliance dubbed...

Trump’s presidency will be short-lived: Predicts US Historian

As US President Donald Trump continues on a policy course that puts him in conflict, sometimes, with the preceding political establishment, at least one...

If USA wants Crimea returned to Ukraine, Russia wants Alaska back

President Donald Trump expects that Russia will return the Crimea to Ukraine to de-escalate the crisis in the east of the country, spokesman for...

US military disaster in Yemen: Trump’s Bay of Pigs?

NBC News is reporting that contrary to what U.S. officials have been maintaining, the goal of the recent U.S. military attack in Yemen was not to...

India’s Modi poised to win state elections despite falling economy?

ADDRESSING a conference in his home state of Gujarat on January 10th, Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, exuded confidence. India’s economy is the fastest-growing...

Trump Insists Mexico Will Pay for Wall After U.S. Begins the...

MICHAEL D. SHEAR and EMMARIE HUETTEMAN WASHINGTON — As congressional Republicans on Friday discussed quickly moving ahead with plans for a southern border wall...

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