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Afghan Taliban in hostile,
intl’ chat room

By Senator Rehman Malik THE international chat room is full of noises about the sudden takeover of Kabul by the Taliban but nobody mentioned...

Radicalisation versus international extremism

By Senator Rehman Malik THE recent takeover of Afghanistan by the Afghan Taliban will certainly affect Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other extremists in Pakistan....

The interim government of Afghanistan

By Senator Rehman Malik The Afghan Taliban’s interim government was imminent to come into existence and hence it is in place. The major share...

9/11 and Pakistan

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais THE events of 9/11, 20 years ago, were as transformative as they were tragic. The attackers’ choice of targets, the...

Stop the fall of the rupee

By Senator Rehman Malik Money, whether it is in any currency, is probably the most desired commodity which regardless of class, age or ethnicity...

When I went to Kabul in 2012…

By Senator Rehman Malik IT was midday in March 2012 when I landed at Kabul Airport as Interior Minister and was welcomed and received...

A reformed Taliban?

By Pervez Hoodbhoy AFTER capturing Kabul, the Taliban want to be seen as rulers rather than just as a religious militia. Eager to secure legitimacy —...

Have the Taliban changed?

By Rasul Bakhsh Rais IN resisting for 20 years and forcing the third great power of our times to negotiate a peace deal and...

After the fall:
What next in Kabul

By Senator Rehman Malik THE punchline of the present era is that the General Bajwa Doctrine won and the Modi war doctrine bitterly failed,...

EVMs—yet another controversy

By Senator Rehman Malik Elections in Pakistan always remain controversial and despite a lot of complaints and the establishment of investigative teams and commissions,...