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Hafiz Saeed release raises Pak-India tensions

News Analysis | On Friday, the US urged Pakistan to re-arrest and charge the head of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET), Hafiz Saeed for the heinous acts of...

How does the new US Defense Budget affect South Asia?

News Analysis | On Thursday, the US Congress passed the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2018 that allotted $700 billion for defense purposes. The NDAA...

High level meeting between COAS and Centcom delegation; Afghan future at...

News Analysis | The still-evolving Afghan strategy is leading to consultative meetings between Afghan, US, and Pakistani officials. In order to discuss the Afghan imbroglio...

Pakistan-US ties: A reality check

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | The transformation in the global politics, cementing Indo-US strategic partnership and deteriorating situation in Afghanistan are shaping Americans perception about Pakistan’s...

Of biscuits and hot tea-cups: US aid to Pakistan over the...

Saleem Akhtar Malik l Since 1947, Pakistan’s relationship with the US has followed a tortuous and unpredictable route. The relationship had all along been a...

Can Pak-US ties be reconfigured amid hardened positions?

News Analysis | According to US officials, President Donald Trump's administration appears ready to harden its approach toward Pakistan to crack down on Pakistan-based militants...

Trump outsources the Afghan policy to his generals

The Trump Administration has given the discretion of deciding to send thousands of more troops in Afghanistan, paving the way for the military to...

With rising trouble in Afghanistan, US Congressman calls to ‘strike’ Pakistan

News Analysis | Adam Kinzinger, a Congressman from Illinois has asked President Trump to resume air strikes inside Pakistan at alleged terrorist hideouts, which are...

Rs 920 billion: Why has Pakistan increased the defense budget?

News Analysis | Pakistan defense expenditure was set at Rs 920.2 bn in the Fiscal Budget for the year 2017-18. The Budget presented by the...

Implications of US cold shouldering Pakistan by reducing military aid

News Analysis | The Trump administration has proposed giving Pakistan US $800 million as reimbursement for its military and logistical support in counter-terrorism operations in...

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Banned Valentine’s Day reflects Saudi Crown Prince’s limitations on controlling global...

James M Dorsey | Valentine’s Day in Riyadh and Islamabad as well as parts of Indonesia and Malaysia puts into sharp relief Saudi Arabia’s ability...

US Secret Service denies fighting Chinese officials over nuclear football in...

AFP | The US Secret Service denied Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese...

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...

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