Saturday, August 18, 2018

An open letter to PM Abbasi

Dear Prime Minister, I write to you today under great urgency in back drop of certain allegations of supporting terrorists that are a result of false propaganda by anti-Pakistan elements/states that are casting long...

Power struggle!

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan One of the leading Pakistani columnists and author Yasmeen Ali recently wrote a column titled "Who is running Pakistan?" Keeping the objective conditions in Pakistan today I thought that the headline...

Myanmar is burning

In 10 days over 400 deaths and 2600 properties burnt with over 50,000 refugees fleeing Rohingya to Bangladesh truly depicts the horrific pictures coming from Myanmar what Muslims of Burma are experiencing in Myanmar...

Trump, Khamenei and the twitter war

By Amir Taheri In his first year as US president, Donald Trump has been credited, and more often blamed, for numerous things. His admirers credit him with the 32-percent rise in the American Stock Exchange,...

Pakistan’s four-star democracy

By Sajid Mahmood Sajid The democratic traditions of parliamentary government are yet to be established in Pakistan. The Pakistani brand of democracy is quite bizarre and continues to evolve Pakistan Foreign Minister (FM) Khawaja Asif...

Naqeeb’s murder: The volcano of Pashtun unrest

By Afrasiab Khattak The ten days long sit-in by Pashtun youth in Islamabad in the beginning of February has been followed by powerful protests in Swat and Bajour Agency. In Swat people were protesting against...

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan – an architect of modern India

By Dr. M. Ashaq Raza Exactly 200 years ago on 17 October 1817, there had born a child to Mir Muttaqi and Azis-un-Nisa, a progressive and highly regarded family by the Mughal dynasty, in Delhi....

The rise and fall of Priti Patel

Nabila Ramdani Ask former colleagues of Britain's deposed Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel what they really think of her and you can see why her ministerial career was so short lived. She was...

BB assassination case — a tragic trail

After 10 years, the Benazir Bhutto assassination case was decided by the Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC). But it seems that the 10 year long proceedings were just the act 1 of this tragic drama. The...

Chinese perceptions of CPEC

MOST discussions and analyses with regard to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) have a Pakistan-driven perspective, and rightly so. After all, we have to safeguard our national interests and ensure maximum benefits for the...