Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Netanyahu banks on his ruthless streak to win election

By Talmiz Ahmed At the end of December, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for elections to be held on April 9, several months...

The Great Game in Pak Federal Areas

By Akbar Ahmed Second and last part We left Wana well before sunrise. No roads or paths existed west of Wana when the...

CPEC and opportunities for India

By Shakeel Ahmdd Ramay India has been skeptical of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) from its very inception. It recognizes CPEC as a stumbling block...

Sahiwal brutality: “Intelligence based operation”

By Mohsin raza Malik SENDING shock waves across the country, the tragic and traumatic Sahiwal incident has made countless Pakistanis feel shaken, dejected and heartbroken. It...

Sahiwal: Horrendous massacre and ‘ladlaism’

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan NATION is deeply hurt over the Sahiwal tragedy. If it had its way, it would have joined the aggrieved family’s protest out...

The Great Game in Pak tribal areas

By Akbar Ahmed President Donald Trump recently made headlines when he claimed that the Soviets were justified in invading Afghanistan. It appears that Trump does not...

The role of investigation and prosecution in Pakistan

By Rana Bakhtiar It is saying of Hazrat Ali AS that:  “The societies can remain infidel but not in injustice”. 

Peace deal for Afghanistan in sight

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais Pakistan and the United States are old allies that struck a strategic partnership in the defining years of the Cold...

Political salience of the military in Pakistan

By Ashraf Jehangir Qazi THE PTI-led government faces many challenges. One it does not acknowledge is that of civil-military relations. Yet, in a constitutional democracy, if civil-military...

Tamimi, Malala and Rahaf — icons of freedom

By Pervez Hoodbhoy NEW forms of resistance to old systems of oppression; three girl-children of near impossible courage have captured the world’s imagination. Ahed Tamimi, Malala Yousafzai...