Saturday, May 25, 2019

Who wants Ayub or Zia back in Pakistan?

By I. A. Rehman THE demand by some powerful elements that the parliamentary form of government should be replaced with a presidential one may be taken...

Invisible technocrats’ set-up in making

By Senator Rehman Malik THE international definition of technocrat’s government is defined as:“It is a form of government wherein decision-makers are chosen for a governing office...

Muzzling press freedom

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan In the much promised aura of tabdeli following the last elections in July 2018 the nation had multi-faceted hopes for change for...

Imran Khan’s visit to China and its corollary

By Yao Jing PAKISTAN Prime Minister Imran Khan paid four-day visit last week and attended the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which was...

Veracities of Afghanistan’s Saur Revolution in 1978

By Lal Khan Part I After more than eighteen years of imperialist aggression and occupation of Afghanistan, the US imperialists are losing their...

China’s BRI embraces the Middle East

By Talmiz Ahmad Chinese President Xi Jinping made two landmark speeches in 2013 — the first in Astana in September and the other in...

Changing of the guard at Pakistan’s foreign office

By Salman Bashir On April 17th, Sohail Mahmood, a career diplomat, replaced Tehmina Janjua as foreign secretary of Pakistan. Janjua retired after a long...

Reincarnation of ZAB

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan The National Assembly of Pakistan witnessed a great political uproar on Monday and both sides (government and opposition) expressed their point of...

Things rapidly changing for Pak-Russia friendship

By Senator Rehman Malik Following our independence, Pakistan and Russia first established bilateral and diplomatic ties on 1st May 1948. Pakistan also celebrated the 70th Anniversary of...

Religious extremism and its consequences

By I. A. Rehman EXTREMIST militants receive considerable support from their apologists who take exception to criticism of religious extremism and claim this is not the...