Tag: civilian

Middle East mess expands to East Africa

James M Dorsey | The six-month-old Gulf crisis has expanded to the Horn Africa, potentially fuelling simmering regional conflicts. Renewed fears of heightened tension in the...

The suave, the well-dressed and the eloquent!

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | While reading one of the seminal works of the doyen of the US strategic community, Henry Kissinger, I thought about...

Scapegoat: DG rangers denies roll in MQM-P formation

News Analysis | The Sindh Rangers director general on Monday night rejected claims that they were involved in the formation of MQM-P, saying it was...

Ahsan Iqbal takes a U-turn: Says democracy is not under threat...

News Analysis | Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, after being the fulcrum of the exchange of words between the civilian and military leadership in the past...

Ahsan Iqbal-Rangers spat: Does it depict a civil-military tussle?

News Analysis | Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal stated Tuesday that an explanation would be sought from the Director General of the Punjab Rangers over controversial...

Imran blasts Sharifs and company for appeasing the Indo-US lobby

News Analysis | Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, flayed the foreign minister, Khawaja Asif for his remarks regarding Nawaz Sharif's ouster. Khan took to...

Why has Nawaz hired a US lobbyist for himself?

News Analysis | The beleaguered and deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recently hired services of one of the world’s most expensive U.S firm “Vin Roberti...

Potential discussion points between PM Abbasi & US vice president on...

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is likely to meet US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the United Nations General...

Sharif on dangerous course of defiance

Aasim Kaker | Nawaz Sharif has been dismissed for the third consecutive time as Prime Minister of Pakistan, making history. Sharif’s political party ‘Pakistan Muslim...

Is the Pakistani Army working overtime to make democracy sustainable?

Promising whatever assistance is required by the civilian govt wherever it is needed in the best national interest, the COAS Gen Javed Qamar Bajwa...

Terrorists roam free as politicians cannot decide on military courts

The government’s continuous dithering and its inability to decide  about the extension of the military courts is facing criticism from the opposition.  Military courts...

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Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

Will Jennfier Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite after their divorces?

News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

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