Profile of Mohammad Taqi
General Hamid Gul was the military equivalent of Osama bin Laden who died with his boots on and blood of the innocents on his hands.
It's Nawaz Sharif's decision to continue the judicial proceedings against Musharraf that remain at the heart of the current crisis, the ultimate beneficiary of which would be the military establishment
One of the most detailed accounts of the doctrine(s), strategy, tactics and goals of the Pakistani Salafi jihadist enterprise Markaz Dawa’-wal-Irshad (MID), the terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its parent outfit Jama’t-ud-Dawa (JuD)
Has the ISI infiltrated US think tanks? A recent media report opens an interesting debate about the Pakistani intelligence agency ostensibly leveraging the United States think tanks' clout to further its agenda.
A tremendous compendium of information on local, regional and global dimensions and designs of the HQN known to date.
Seeking a swift solution to the problems of his beloved people, when there are no easy answers
Mohammad Yousuf Khan, a.k.a Dilip Kumar, or ‘Daleep’ Kumar’s 90th birthday is also being celebrated in Peshawar today
Without Pakistan reversing the reverse strategic depth it has given to the jihadists all this talk of ‘paradigm shift’ will remain hogwash.
So we are back to medieval times and the medieval discourse whether music is halaal (permissible) in Islam or is explicitly haraam (forbidden).
Pakistan remains a country where the India-oriented Punjabi jihadists rule the roost and religious minorities continue to be hounded and eliminated physically.
In 1969, people from Peshawar descended on Kabul in droves to watch Aradhana. And when Rajesh Khanna died, notwithstanding a few rants, Pakistanis also mourned the demise of the prince of passion.
It purports to actually put forth a unique and authentic perspective on the Taliban (their ‘aesthetic dimension’), but there is remarkably little that has been done to introduce the original 'poems'.
From Jinnah To GHQ: Not much has changed in 65 years in Pakistani thinking but what has changed is that Pakistan is no longer a geopolitical pivot.
The people of Pakistan had helped restore the present judiciary through great sacrifice in blood and treasure. The HRCP and ICJ reports serve as a reminder that their job is not done yet.
Ahmed Rashid's latest book would end up disappointing the serious and casual reader both.
The Pakistani foreign policy elite must stop projecting Taliban terrorists as peacemakers lest they intend to unleash another series of unfortunate events in the region just like the 1990s.
Memogate, an ambassador's resignation and appointment, and an openly confrontational approach by Pakistan since the NATO attack in Mohmand Agency are not a knee-jerk response...
Was it the alleged memo or was it the consistent advocacy of civilian supremacy, first as a scholar and then as an envoy, which earned Haqqani the junta’s wrath and cost him his job?
Why would a supposedly liberal op-ed writer blatantly paint an aggrieved minority as an aggressive fifth column of a hostile neighbour? And why should such a portrayal encounter sounds of silence instead of being called out as calumny?
Saleem’s gruesome death triggered a series of protests in Pakistan that seem to be drawing attention away from his important book, despite its flaws
The suggestion, even if well-intended, that the communities being targeted by terrorists should voluntarily restrict their activities in the open, could have far-reaching adverse consequences.
'And we wondered, whenever we had the time / Who the criminal, what the crime / ... And sun by sun, and night by night / The gallows grew to monstrous height...'