Friday, October 19, 2018

Unforgettable incidents during my exile

By Senator Rehman Malik It is very popular phrase that history always repeats itself but the fact is that history reminds us those incidents which may lead important tasks in future. Here, I am recalling...

Aftermath of ‘Spy Chronicles’ – what next?

By Daud Khattak "This madness has to end," is the bottom line of the recently-published book "Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace" co-authored by former chief of the Indian Research and Analysis...

Power seeking Pakistani clerics and politicians

By Pervez Hoodbhoy IT’S always been easy for power-seeking Pakistani clerics and politicians to set our simple-minded religious masses on fire. But, as Prime Minister Imran Khan just discovered, jumping on to a man-eating tiger’s...

Pak-India partition: Days of blood and rage

By Akbar Ahmed Of late I have recurring dreams, ominous and disturbing, which involve trains. They appear in the early hours when I am neither fully asleep nor fully awake. I continuously miss my train...

The Pakistani champion of Ibn Arabi

By Akbar Ahmed In the city of Islamabad, dominated by dull bureaucrats and ambitious politicians, live many unsung heroes of the land. One such hero is the scholar-activist Dr. Ayesha Leghari, the champion of...

Some comments on press conference of Imran Khan

By Lt Gen (r) Abdul Qayyum Before I talk about Press Conference of PM Imran Khan on Sunday I want to appreciate that Finance Minister Asad Umar took a U-turn to reintroduce the condition of...

Imran’s Saudi visit: Give him time to show he ‘Khan’

By Faisal J. Abbas The strength of the strategic Saudi-Pakistani relationship was illustrated by the overwhelmingly warm reception Prime Minister Imran Khan received at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Wednesday. Yes, a Pakistani premier choosing...

Some suggestions for normalisation of Indo-Pak relations

By Senator Rehman Malik The world witnessed the Anti-Pakistan and full of lies speech read by the Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj - a Minister of self-declared largest democracy. In fact India is emerging as the worst...

Pakistan and the IMF: Will deal be materialised?

By Dr. Vaqar Ahmed As a new government takes the helm in Pakistan, the first order of business will be to deal with the challenges facing the economy. Compared with the situation in 2013, at...

Dark clouds of uncertainty looming

By Arif Nizami As announced, general elections will be held on July 25. But will they be? There are dark clouds of uncertainty looming over the horizon. Unsurprisingly the Baluchistan government installed only months ago, has...