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Pakistan’s Defense Minister hits back at India

News Analysis | On February 14, 2018, Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir while making a policy statement in the Senate on defense policy said, “India...

Trump’s military-centered strategies undermines every opportunity of peace-building in Afghanistan

Hidayatullah Sherzad | Following a wave of late barbaric and heinous attacks claimed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, US President Donald Trump made it clear...

Pakistan Breakfast at Davos 2018

Ikram Sehgal | Truly independent and impartial the World Economic Forum (WEF) is not tied to any special interests or groups. WEF’s Annual Meeting at...

How to tackle radical madrassas in Pakistan

James M Dorsey | This is an edited version of remarks by James M. Dorsey at the launch in Islamabad on 30 January 2018 of...

Davos presents golden opportunity for Pakistan

Ikram Sehgal | The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland is a major creative force for engaging top leaders from across the...

Trump’s Pakistan crisis presents opportunity for Putin

Shahid Raza | Sitrep The first thing the Republican US President Donald Trump did to start his new year was to open a cannon of...

Is Nawaz Sharif threatening to become the next Mujibur Rahman?

News Analysis | Former premier Nawaz Sharif has continued his verbal assault against the judiciary and the military. Yesterday, while talking to a group of...

Union Minister calls Dalits to renounce Hinduism

News Analysis | Invoking Babasaheb Ambedkar, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said he embraced Buddhism only after he was convinced that Dalits would not...

Gulf rift can benefit South Asian countries

James M Dorsey | The rift between the Gulf countries and Qatar has created a space for Asian countries to step in to engage with...

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...

Why introverts make the best public speakers

Matt Pocock | ‘The majority of my students had never heard a politician speak like Barack Obama; with clarity, dignity, focus, passion, humanity, and authenticity. A...

Hamza Shahbaz returns as battle of the Sharifs’ heats up

News Analysis | MNA Hamza Shahbaz, son of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif returned to Pakistan after a self-imposed exile of one and a half months...

Syria must independently defeat terrorism

Sophie Mangal | Almost ten days have passed since the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the allied forces managed to break the siege of Deir Ezzor city, which...

Time is ideal for Islamabad and Tehran to turn a page...

News Analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif reached Tehran on a one-day visit to Iran as part of his diplomatic engagement initiative which started with...

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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Salman Khan reunites with brothers on silver screen after 20 years

News Desk | Salman, Arbaaz, and Sohail Khan are reportedly coming together on screen once again in a highly anticipated movie, ‘Welcome To NewYork' that...

The Army isn’t wearing Trousers – A postscript!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | As anticipated, the earlier article referred above "The Army isnt wearing Trousers" has stirred up quite a storm showering me...

Imran Khan marries for the third time and the internet explodes

News Desk | The cricketer turned politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), has married for the third time on Sunday. Khan chose Bushra...

A quest to provide swift justice in Pakistan

News Analysis | Today, the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan will start proceedings on a petition filed in the apex court seeking fresh rules for...

The best of Jihad is a word of truth in the...

News Desk | The Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended a military conference in Munich on Saturday. He highlighted Pakistan’s efforts in...

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