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Pakistan manages to stay off terror financing watch list for three...

News Analysis | The Financial Action Task Force (FATC) member states failed to reach a consensus in Tuesday's meeting to put Pakistan on the global...

Vietnam and Afghanistan Wars: Does History Repeat itself or Rhyme?

Jamal Hussain | History repeats itself,” the original adage was reportedly modified by Mark Twain to read “History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes.”  A...

Pakistan still going easy on militants, alleges US intel chief

News Analysis | On February 15, 2018, seventeen US intelligence agencies including Central Intelligence Agency, Defence Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security...

US drone strikes continue despite NA Speaker saying Pak-US relations have...

News Analysis | On February 8th 2018, Pakistan’s National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq chairing an in-camera meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security stated...

Compromise only at Pakistan’s peril

Hussan Zia | Taliban are an obstacle because they won't accept the presence of foreign troops. The Americans had expected that Pakistan will be...

How risky is Trump’s Iran policy?

By James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is...

Pakistan has suffered the most in the war against terrorism: PM...

News Analysis | Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said that Pakistan has suffered the most in the war against terrorism. He...

US Afghan strategy won’t work: Laments ex US Army Colonel

Jamal Hussain | A point paper by Lawrence Sellin, titled “U.S. Afghan strategy will be governed by events in Balochistan” has been published by the...

US condemns ‘FreeKarachi’ campaign against Pakistan

News Analysis | A group of Muhajirs in the US have launched a ‘FreeKarachi’ campaign against the alleged atrocities committed against their ethnicity by the...

US lawmakers aim to tighten terms of Iran nuclear deal

AFP | A bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Thursday aimed at tightening the terms of the Iran nuclear deal, despite...

Kabul can’t survive without US assistance: Ghani

News Analysis | “Kabul cannot survive without US military and financial assistance”. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani confessed that the Afghan national army wouldn’t survive 6...

US ambassador admits they need Pakistan’s support

News Analysis | Foreign Secretary (FS) Tehmina Janjua received the US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Ambassador Alice Wells on Monday at the Foreign Office...

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...

IS operating in Kabul under noses of US forces

AFP | Middle-class Afghans turned jihadists have assisted the Islamic State group's expansion from its stronghold in Afghanistan's restive east to Kabul, analysts say, helping...

Is the US sabotaging peace in Korea?

Jacob G Hornberger | It just might be that the two Koreas are figuring out a way to avoid war, much to the anger and...

Could the US be responsible for anti-government protests in Iran?

James M Dorsey | In supporting recent anti-government protests in Iran, both Iranian hardliners and the US State Department may want to be careful what...

Eat Vegetable | keep your brain 11 years younger

Eating about one serving of green, leafy vegetables daily may reduce the rate of brain aging - the equivalent of being 11 years younger,...

Will India lose anything from voting against the US on Jerusalem

M K Bhadrakumar | It is reasonable to surmise that the Indian decision to vote in the UN General Assembly on Thursday against the US president Donald...

US threatens countries who vote against it on Jerusalem decision

AFP | The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency session Thursday to vote on a draft resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognize...

Twitter begins enforcing rules on ‘hateful, abusive’ content

AFP | Twitter said it began enforcing new rules Monday aimed at filtering out "hateful" and "abusive" content on the social network including messages which...

US accuses Iran to divert attention from Jerusalem issue

Stana Dubajic | The United States on Thursday presented for the first time, pieces of what it said were Iranian weapons supplied to the Iran-aligned Houthi militia...

Trump government will cause new Korean War

Jacob G Hornberger | If war breaks out in Korea, which is increasingly likely, make no mistake about it: the cause will be the U.S....

Erdogan Vs. Netanyahu

Andrew Korybko | The personal rivalry between Turkish President Erdogan and “Israeli” “Prime Minister” Netanyahu has been simmering for some time, especially since they last...

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...

PM Abbasi supports Muslim leaders in declaring Al Quds as capital...

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed his dissatisfaction with the response of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) in demonstrating solidarity with...

US helping Saudis enrich uranium displays the strength of their alliance

James M. Dorsey | Talks aimed at transferring US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia serve as an indicator of where the Saudi-Iranian rivalry is heading...

Vehicle emissions contribute to hazardous air pollution in Pakistan  

Fakhar Mehmood | This does not make headlines quite often in Pakistan, but air pollution in the country is a matter of great concern that...

Pentagon acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices during war on terror

News Analysis | The Pentagon has acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan to uproot terrorism from its soil and admitted that Pakistan had lost more lives...

PAF chief’s decision to take down American drones signals new resolve

News Analysis | Pakistan Air Force (PAF) chief Sohail Aman said on Thursday that he has ordered his force to shoot down any drones, including...

How will rising extremism in Pakistan affect its ties with the...

James M Dorsey | A recent government surrender to militant demands for stricter adherence to Islam mediated by the military coupled with the release from...

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