Tag: militancy

Kashmir’s alarming situation

Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian Army’s endless brutality drove the Kashmiri youth into militancy. Instead of surrendering, the Kashmiris are fiercely struggling for the...

Over 200 militants lay down arms in Balochistan

News Analysis | At least 200 separatist militants have laid down their arms and announced becoming a part of the national mainstream on Thursday at...

US freezing aid will have little impact on Pakistan

AFP | Washington's freeze on billions in military assistance to Pakistan will have limited impact, thanks to its friendship with China and diminishing importance of...

Former Indian Home Minister cites Kashmir as area of ‘dispute’

News Analysis | Hitting out at the Narendra Modi government for its handling of the rebellion in Jammu and Kashmir former Union Home Minister has...

China warns its citizens in Pakistan of possible targeted terror attack

Reuters | China on Friday warned its nationals in Pakistan of plans for a series of imminent "terrorist attacks" on Chinese targets there, an unusual...

Pakistan’s Jihadist cauldron: From national asset to national millstone

Adnan Qaiser | National interests of states are often blind-and brutal, yet they call for some rationality considering our interlinked global destinies in the 21st...

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...

Build dams or face starvation

Ikram Sehgal | For a country blessed with many rivers, the perennial scarcity of water in Pakistan is because of the shortage of storage capacity....

After India & Afghanistan, Iran commits act of aggression against Pakistan

News Analysis | Iranian troops fired at least 11 mortar shells into bordering town near Panjgur district in Balochistan causing no casualty in a new...

Pakistan can pull the plug on the US

News Analysis | Pakistan has started to mull over options to confront the new US South Asia strategy which has ramped-up pressure on it. The...

Trump draws geopolitical battle lines in South Asia

James M. Dorsey | President Donald J. Trump has drawn battle lines in South Asia that are likely to have a ripple effect across Eurasia:...

China contributes to doubts about Pakistani crackdown on militants

James Dorsey |  China, at the behest of Pakistan, has for the second time this year prevented the United Nations from listing a prominent Pakistani militant...

How the western media constructs false narratives?

Nauman Sadiq | What bothers me is not that we are unable to find the solution to our problems, what bothers me more is the...

Deep inside Kashmir militancy: how damaging can the cracks be for...

Abubakar Farooqui | On April 7, 2017, a group of unidentified militants appeared in the death anniversary of a Kashmiri Freedom fighter Naseer Pandit in...

When will the criminal silence of the state over Shia killings...

Saad Rasool | On Thursday, last week, 24 innocent Shias were killed, and more than 100 others got injured, as a car bomb ripped through...

Charsadda Court Attack: Whose “failure” & whose “success”?

Khalid Aziz | One wonders as to how Pakistani elected and selected leaders could claim “success” in an incident, which took seven innocent lives as...

A Vision of Trump’s Middle East: Back to the Future

By James M. Dorsey President-elect Donald J. Trump’s, clearest indication yet of his policy approach towards the Middle East and North Africa, was tucked into...

Is NAP a challenge or an opportunity?

Mohammad Ali Babakhel | Nov 02, 2016 Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long,you miss them.” — William Arthur Ward After 22 months of the...

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