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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...

Pakistan is not solely responsible for maintaining peace in the region

Junaid Ali Malik | The major stakeholders in Pakistan should be more worried about their home then taking the responsibility of finding a solution to...

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...

Shaan and Humaima Malick spread messages of love and peace at...

News Desk | The cast of ‘Arth-2' recently reached Wagah border to spread messages of love and peace between the two neighbouring countries, India and...

Peace activist Raza Mehmood Khan missing

Reuters with additional input from News Desk | A Pakistani peace activist has been reported missing over the weekend from the eastern city of Lahore,...

The Sochi Summit Was A Success, But Plenty Of Serious Challenges...

Andrew Korybko and Hamsa Haddad | President Rouhani’s visit to Sochi to meet with his Russian and Turkish counterparts is being hailed as a success...

Islamabad and Riyadh partnering for peace and stability

News Analysis | On Monday, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan fully endorses and supports Saudi Arabia in its policies in the...

Pope lands in Myanmar: will his influence help Rohingya crisis?

AFP | Pope Francis arrived in mainly Buddhist Myanmar Monday on a highly sensitive visit to a country facing sharp global criticism for the alleged...

Selfie of Jewish man in Masjid-Nabwi sparks outrage

News Desk  Russian-born Jewish man Ben Tzion 31, sparked outrage on the Internet when his selfie in the sacred mosque of Masjid-e-Nabwi in Medina, Saudi...

Pakistan welcomes Gen. Nicholson’s offer to target Tehreek-e-Taliban

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Islamabad welcomed the US offer of targeting the hideouts of the Tehreek-e-Taliban, a group that is using Afghan soil to...

Islamabad-Kabul ties: too many fences to mend!

News Analysis | On Tuesday, the Foreign Office (FO) strongly condemned the attack on a check-post on the Af-Pak border in the Bajaur Agency. After...

Why Washington failed to bring peace in Afghanistan?

Ishaq Ali | Afghanistan has seen one of its worse bloody days in the previous week where more than 220 personnel of security forces and...

Only solution to Afghan problem: US Withdrawal

News Desk | Shahid Raza, Assistant-Editor, Strategic Affairs, Global Village Space, (GVS) was interviewed by Russian Radio, Sputnik, on the current situation in Afghanistan. Shahid...

Gulf states enhancing ties with Israel after USA fails to end...

 James M. Dorsey | A cornerstone of the Trump administration’s approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace, involving a restructuring of relations between erstwhile Middle Eastern foes appears...

Defeating terrorism and embracing cricket: FATA hosts the historic “Peace Cup”

News Analysis | Miranshah, the headquarters or "Sadar Maqam" of the North Waziristan Agency of the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) is hosting a friendly...

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...

Figuring out the Kennedy assassination part 1

Jacob G. Hornberger | The Washington Post and Politico recently published two articles entitled “President Trump, Give Us the Full Story on the JFK Assassination” and “How...

Refugee or migrant? Sometimes the line is blurred

A dozen years before the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe’s shores would force policymakers to take heed, Michael Winterbottom’s 2002 docudrama In this World brought the...

Hijab style trends: From the Afghan burqa to the cover of...

July 12 is National Hijab Day in Iran, a celebration that has been met by defiant protests by women driving headscarf less in their cars. At the same...

The US “Mini-surge” in  Afghanistan: Tough times ahead for Pakistan?

Jan Achakzai | Pakistan, Afghanistan and the world waits for the US to spell out clearly as to what their impending troop  “mini-surge” aims to...

The key to peace in Afghanistan: Bringing all the regional players...

Imtiaz Gul | The Trump administration plans to beef up its nearly 9000 troops with another 4,000 with the stated objective of training and assisting...

The power struggle in Afghanistan: Who will emerge victorious?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | What on earth has brought the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to Afghanistan? The most obvious explanation could be that...

Chinese mediation to end Pakistan-Afghanistan animosity

China has expressed a desire to take on a role as mediator between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's office said in the...

Ashraf Ghani’s outburst: How should Pakistan handle the situation?

Imtiaz Gul | Political temperatures spiked to unprecedented levels with a May 31 terrorist attack in Kabul that has left about 150 people dead. Afghan...

Threats to regional peace: The implications of a disrupted Afghanistan

Abdul Rahim | Due to its geostrategic location in the region, Afghanistan occupies a unique place in global and regional politics. The future of Asia,...

Suicide attacks and police firing: Death roams free in Kabul

Samea Shanori | Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, is locked in a state of indefinite agony. At least seven people died and many were severely wounded when security...

Bombs for the Taliban: Is the US prolonging the Afghan war,...

News Analysis | Amid increasing turmoil in Afghanistan, top US officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have given a good...

Extension of the amnesty law: Syrian hopes of a ‘new’ life...

Sophie Mangal | The number of the Syrian refugees from the territories controlled by the Islamic State has increased at the checkpoints located in the...

Pak-Afghan ties: A true hope for betterment or yet another false...

Imtiaz Gul | Afghanistan’s Khaama Press news agency on Saturday quoted President Ashraf Ghani as saying that “Pakistan is in isolation but an isolated Pakistan...

Bringing Afghanistan & Pakistan close: Will China’s efforts bear fruit?

Imtiaz Gul | China is running full-steam ahead with multi-tier diplomacy to create a synergy of thought and action among regional countries as part of...

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