Tag: sovereignty

South China Sea becomes global and regional threat

Jumel G. Estrañero | While China has been making considerable diplomatic and economic inroads in Asia, the US has been reminding the same continent of...

Former ambassador Haqqani booked in three FIRs

News Analysis | Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United States (US), Husain Haqqani, was booked in First Investigation Reports (FIR) in three different police stations...

Afghanistan’s Managed Chaos: US Strategic Regional Designs

Adnan Qaiser | Winston Churchill held the view that Americans can be trusted to do the right thing; only after having exhausted all other alternatives....

Enraged Arab youth protest their governments’ soft US stance

James M. Dorsey | A little noticed subtext to furious protests across the Middle East and North Africa against US President Donald J. Trump’s recognition...

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel

  Reuters with additional input from News Desk | President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of...

Economically vanquished North Korea celebrates becoming a ‘nuclear state’

News Analysis | To celebrate the successful launch of its long-range intercontinental ballistic missile, North Korea (NK) held a mass celebrations in the capital Pyongyang....

Musharraf professes newfound love for “LET”

News Analysis | Former President General Pervez Musharraf has said that he is the greatest supporter of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET). While giving a television interview...

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...

Saudi-UAE promote tribes against Qatari Emir

James M Dorsey | Nearly six months into the Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates are attempting to mobilize tribal opposition as...

Tillerson returned empty-handed from Pakistan

Adam Garrie | US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and other cabinet...

Twitter to ban Kashmiri journalists on India’s request

Vishal Manve | Dozens of people who have tweeted about the conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir or shown sympathy for Kashmiri independence movements online may soon be censored...

Afghanistan: Growing regional consensus between Russia, China, Iran & Pakistan..?

M K Bhadrakumar | A public remark of great significance that the visiting Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani made while in Delhi this week appeared in...

Beijing, Islamabad assert; guns and bullets will not solve the Afghan...

News Analysis | Pakistan and China have once again agreed upon and stressed on the need for chalking out a political solution to the Afghan...

Indian troops disengage from Doklam; China claims victory

News Analysis | India on Monday announced that it has decided to disengage its troops from the Doklam region where they were eyeball to eyeball...

Pakistan’s security issues

James M. Dorsey | Remarks at ISAS Panel Discussion: Pakistan in challenging times, 25 August 2017. The facetious answer to the question, what security challenges Pakistan...

Is slavery in U.S really that different than in North Korea?

Jacob G. Hornberger | Sometimes the mainstream media can be entertaining without intending to. A good example appeared yesterday in an article about slavery in...

Raymond Davis pricks the bubble in his memoirs!

    News Analysis | Raymond Davis,the notoriously infamous spy contractor who worked for the CIA,has penned down his side of the story of killing two men...

Of drones and sovereignty: Yes there is a good drone too!

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | Pakistan confirmed on Wednesday that it shot down an Iranian drone in Punjgur after it was found in violation of...

Is India cutting ‘off its nose to spite its face’ on...

News Analysis | India has not sent an official delegation to attend the "Belt and Road Forum" in Beijing and instead criticized China's global initiative,...

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News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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