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Why the US wants to put Pakistan on global terror-financing ‘watch...

News Desk | The US has presented a resolution seeking to place Pakistan on a global terror-financing ‘watch list’ which has been submitted to the...

How similar are the US and the former British Empire?

Jacob G Hornberger | Over the holidays, I began watching a Netflix/BBC series entitled The Last Post, which revolves around a contingent of British troops in the...

Hamza Ali Abbasi compliments Hafiz Saeed in Tweeting tornado

News Desk | https://twitter.com/iamhamzaabbasi/status/947482923925729281 On January 1st 2018, the government disclosed that they were planning to take over the charities that are owned by Hafiz Saeed....

Are Tillerson’s comments going to increase Pak-US tensions?

News Analysis | Pakistan has told the United States that it “is not North Korea” and that it was committed to global peace, diplomatic sources...

CIA Director warns Pakistan of US action if safe havens are...

News Analysis | Mike Pompeo, the Director of the CIA, has made it clear that the United States will do everything it can do to...

Is the “flag bearer” of Islam losing its influence over the...

 James M. Dorsey | By declaring the Qatar-based International Union of Islamic Scholars (ILUM) a terrorist organization, Saudi Arabia is confronting some of the world’s...

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...

Daesh in Kashmir: A Hindutva dream come true

Andrew Korybko | There are conflicting reports that Daesh has carried out its first attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir. The terrorist organization claimed responsibility for a...

Saudi Arabia raises temperature against Iran

 AFP | Saudi Arabia warned Sunday that it would not stand idly by in the face of Iranian "aggression", as Bahrain said the Iran-backed Hezbollah...

Afghan quagmire: Options for Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Afghanistan’s instability is perilous for Pakistan. The weak authority of President Ashraf Ghani led Unity-Government in the country is advantageous for...

US to Pakistan: no reimbursements if action not taken against LET

News Analysis | The US Congress while authorizing the disbursement of  $700 million in Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to Pakistan for the support it lends...

MQM rejects census results, demands “true population record”

Farah Adeed | The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has been facing existential threats for the last several years. Party leaders have expressed it many times. The...

BLF leaders’ wife arrested from Chaman: Why is it significant?

News Analysis | Law-enforcement agencies in Balochistan have arrested three women from Chaman, claiming that they belong to banned outfits. Reports assert that one of...

Tillerson’s Pakistan visit was a mere formality?

Zafar Nawaz Jaspal| The visit of United States Secretary of State indicates Washington’s desire to work closely with Islamabad in combating the menace of terrorism...

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...

The dimensions of the Indo-US strategic relationship

Saleem Akhtar Malik| Conceived in 2009 as the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, the mechanism has been the primary forum to advance “shared objectives in regional security,...

The US-Sino Great Game: Washington embraces Indian position on CPEC

News Analysis l US Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis has said that China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is untenable because it passes...

Khawaja Asif talks about Indian hand behind the attack on APS...

News Analysis | Foreign Minister, Khawaja Asif has made a somewhat startling revelation regarding the gory terrorist attack on the Army Public School, Peshawar on...

BRICS summit 2017: India’s maneuvering troublesome for Pakistan

Taimoor Khan | The BRICS summit was held this week between Sept 3-5 in Xiamen, China and was attended by the heads of Brazil, Russia,...

Trump & Modi’s Afghan deal: Stupid and bound to fail

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan is encountering internal and external challenges. The transnational terrorist organizations with the support of Indian intelligence and collusion of...

How the extremist mind is cultivated; a psychological analysis

Dr. S. Zulfiqar Gilani | Ordinarily, mention of the word ‘extremist’ brings to mind a terrorist and/or a suicide bomber. However, there are many extremists...

Should anyone believe U.S. State Department promises on Syria?

Sophie Mangal | On August 18, during a regular briefing, the Spokesperson for the U.S. State Department Heather Nauert stated that the United States doesn’t intend...

Trump slams Pakistan; calls upon India to help in Afghanistan

News Analysis | US President Donald Trump ratified the deployment of thousands of more troops in war-torn Afghanistan after months of deliberations and dithering. This...

More foreign policy blow back in Spain

Jacob G. Hornberger | Last week, 13 more people died in Spain as a consequence of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and Afghanistan....

The flaws in the master plan

Afrah Jamal | The master plan chalked out in a piece, ‘Calling Pakistan’s Bluff’ by Whitney Kassel and Philip Reiner in Foreign Affairs (14 July 2017) came laden with glaring...

Kashmir: A new intifada

News Analysis | Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in the main city of Srinagar in India-held Kashmir after three Kashmiri suspected separatists were killed in...

Destruction of Al-Nuri mosque and the death of history

News Analysis | Members of the militant Islamic State (IS) group on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning...

19 killed in suspected terror attack at Ariana Grande concert

At least 19 people have been killed and 50 injured in a suspected suicide bomber attack at a concert in Manchester on Monday night....

Kulbhushan case very much alive: Pakistan vows to fightback at the...

News Analysis | The case of Kulbushan Jadhav is becoming an important crisis in the long-standing Indo-Pak conflict. While addressing the media after attending a...

Sartaj Aziz Slams India for declining Turkey’s offer to mediate in...

The suggestion by the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan to resolve Kashmir issue through multilateral talks, with Turkey being the stakeholder, has been...

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