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  Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa created history by voluntarily submitting to brief the Senate Committee of the Whole on national security issues. During the process, he deliberated on a wide range of topics from politics and frayed...

Rise of the Shehbaz League?

The indicators are flashing and wailing like an ambulance light in emergency mode. There’s this meeting over “lavish tea” between Maryam Nawaz, Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Sharif that launches a media frenzy. Participants then fire off formulaic tweets which...
In the immediate aftermath of Sharif’s son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar’s diatribe against the Ahmadis in the National Assembly, a despondent senior PML-N stalwart confided in me: ‘It seems we have a death wish’. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has,...
Connecting the sequence of events: Till August 31st, 2017, Pakistan claims 700 ceasefire violations at LoC by India, resulting in many civilians’ deaths, earlier of many Army personnel too. Trump revealing the Afghanistan policy launched a diatribe against Pakistan stating, “We...
Hafsa Kanjwal is an assistant professor in South Asian history at Lafayette College. Her PhD, from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, was on the social history of modern Kashmir. In her Post commentary, “Why a terrorist attack on Hindu pilgrims...
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — In a bloody overnight attack in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the Taliban routed an Afghan Army outpost, killing dozens of soldiers and raising fears of a concerted insurgent offensive in the province, a former seat of...
During the Panama case hearings on Thursday, once again Salman Akram Raja, who is now representing Maryam Nawaz along with Hassan and Hussain Nawaz submitted more documents on behalf of his clients to the bench. These documents, including a...
Indian print and electronic media are running a propaganda campaign in which they have claimed killing 13 militants in a period of 4 days in Machil, Uri and Poonch sectors in counter infiltration. There have been graphic details provided by...
Following my article a couple of weeks ago in which I complimented the Pakistani cricket team for snatching victory from the jaws of defeat against their formidable arch-rivals India, I received a couple of comments that left me puzzled. One...
The young militant would be dead in a few minutes. Indian security forces had the house surrounded. As they closed in, Muzamil Amin Dar made a phone call. “There is nothing to worry about,” he is heard calmly telling his family on...