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My Reflection: 12 months in 897 words

Written on Bismah Mirza We are almost nearing the end of 2022, its 20th of the month and I thought to share my reflection, analysis of ‘Kya Khoya, Kya Paya’ (What lost and what gained) of this year. I had

Long shadows of Nawaz Sharif


By Barrister Iftikhar Ahmad The British Home Office’s refusal to accommodate Nawaz Sharif’s request to extend his visa in the UK so what options are left for the former Prime Minister? He further talks about the possibility of Modi offering

75 years after a historic meeting on the USS Quincy US-Saudi relations are in need of a true re-think


By Bruce Riedel On Valentine’s Day 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt met with Saudi King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud on an American cruiser, the USS Quincy, in the Suez Canal. It was the dawn of what is now the longest

7 lessons Russian strategists learned from Soviet intervention in Afghanistan


This month 40 years ago, the Soviet Union launched its military intervention in Afghanistan By Simon Saradzhyan This month 40 years ago, the military phase of the Soviet Union’s military intervention in Afghanistan commenced with units of the 40th Soviet

2nd aircraft carrier boosts China’s defense ability


The Shandong (hull 17), China’s second aircraft carrier as well as its first domestically built one, was commissioned Tuesday afternoon into the People’s Liberation Army Navy in Sanya, South China’s Hainan Province. This marks China’s entry into an era of

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IMF approves $6 billion agreement with Pakistan for 3-years Sun. 12 May 2019 Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said on Sunday that a staff-level agreement has been reached with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on

White people will be rubbed out along with their history

By Paul Craig Roberts This means that history itself is offensive as are the Founding Fathers as some of them, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, owned slaves. Al Sharpton says the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., is “an insult

Construction of two new Iranian nuclear plants going well, atomic chief says


Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Organization, says work on $8.5-billion power station project ‘moving ahead in an excellent manner’ By Toi Staff Construction of two new nuclear plants in the southern Iranian city of Bushehr, home

What the IAF-PAF dogfight reveals

The February 27 aerial duel shows India’s military capability  doesn’t match its ambitions.Blame the nation’s tardy defence acquisition process for this. By: Shekhar Gupta (Source: Hindustan Times) Whether the Rafale deal is a scam or the best thing for India’s

Doing the right thing finally

By Zamir Akram Winston Churchill once stated, “You can always count on the Americans to do the right thing after they’ve tried everything else”. This was a truly prescient statement, at least when considering America’s Afghan policy. After pursuing the