Pakistan political crisis Why Imran Khan’s enemies want him out

The prime minister has been vulnerable to attack – both domestically and externally – since coming to power in 2018 By Peter Oborne Prime Minister Imran Khan’s decision to dissolve the Pakistani More »

Questioning Pakistan’s future under current political turmoil

By Amnah Jabeen It is observed that the new government is expected to reach out to the IMF to revive the $6 billion bailout program, which will be put on hold due More »

Pakistan – A hybrid coup

There is an irony. In our part of the world, in 711 AD, tears of a woman moved an army into Sindh. 13 centuries later, neutrality moved women to tears! Brig (R) More »

Rupturing the plug the coming non-kinetic war in Gilgit-Baltistan

By Saleem Akhtar Malik The breakdown of our critical systems, particularly in the theatre of war such as Gilgit-Baltistan, will cease all governmental and economic functions in the CPEC, shutting it off More »

Interpreting president Putin’s congratulations to Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif

By Andrew Korybko Russia is a Great Power with centuries of world-class diplomatic experience and therefore knows how to pragmatically react to all situations, even those that evolve in directions that it More »

 

Pakistan – A hybrid coup

Pakistan - A hybrid coup

There is an irony. In our part of the world, in 711 AD, tears of a woman moved an army into Sindh. 13 centuries later, neutrality moved women to tears! Brig (R) Samson Simon Sharaf With everything going hybrid in

Rupturing the plug the coming non-kinetic war in Gilgit-Baltistan

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By Saleem Akhtar Malik The breakdown of our critical systems, particularly in the theatre of war such as Gilgit-Baltistan, will cease all governmental and economic functions in the CPEC, shutting it off till we capitulate to India. Our national electricity

Interpreting president Putin’s congratulations to Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif

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By Andrew Korybko Russia is a Great Power with centuries of world-class diplomatic experience and therefore knows how to pragmatically react to all situations, even those that evolve in directions that it might not have expected nor preferred from the

Militarization of the civilian mind in Pakistan

Militarization of the civilian mind in Pakistan

By Saleem Akhtar Malik In the context of Pakistan, and especially for this article, militarization refers to the peculiar mindset of Pakistan’s who’s who the civil bureaucracy, feudal lords, politicians, media persons, and businessmen, in short, all those who matter

Meet the new, resource – based global reserve currency

A new reality is being formed: the unipolar world is irrevocably becoming a thing of the past; a multipolar one is taking shape By Pepe Escobar It was something to behold. Dmitri Medvedev, former Russian President, unrepentant Atlanticist, current deputy

The next CDS – Admiral Karambir Singh!

The next CDS

By Bharat Karnad The Narendra Modi government, having looked at all options, including “deep selection”, have apparently determined that the former Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh, who retired end-November 2021, is the best person to succeed the

Pakistan……. Adrift again………….

By Saeed A. Malik It was towards the end of March 1971 that the military crackdown took place in Dhaka. This was predicated on the belief among the army high command that this would “pacify” East Pakistan. I was a

US ousts Imran Khan but his revolutionary narrative endures

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By M K Bhadrakumar Washington has reactivated old cronies in Islamabad to unseat PM Imran Khan, but the latter has sown seeds of immense dissatisfaction with the old guard and their US backers within the Pakistani public. And Khan’s domestic

‘Hatred, bigotry and untruth’ – communal violence grips India

Country appears more divided than ever along Hindu – Muslim lines and for many, Modi’s BJP is to blame By Hannah Ellis-Petersen & Aakash Hassan  The procession had begun peacefully. Marching through the streets of Delhi’s Jahangirpuri district on Saturday,

Indian state sponsored terrorism and false flag operation

Indian state sponsored terrorism

By Ahsan Ali Zahid Pakistan on many occasions has provided sufficient evidence to Indian authorities, about Indian covert support in a number of terrorist acts in Pakistan. Hindu fundamentalists were right on the track to instigate proxies against Pakistan after