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48 Hours At The Nato Headquarters

After the Bonn Conference, we were invited to visit the Nato headquarters at Brussels to cover the two-day Foreign Ministers Conference on Afghanistan. This was a follow-up action since our host, the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was…

Peace Overtures To India

Pakistan, unfortunately, is bending backwards to appease India and make friends with it. We are mercurial in our behaviour as a nation; either we hate fervently or love ardently; it seems that there is no middle of the road for us. Against…

Clarity Through The Fog Of War

Hillary Clinton, with her high level entourage in tow, arrived in Islamabad to bring some clarity in the fog of war. CIA Director General David Petraeus, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, and Special Envoy to Pakistan…

Balochis To The Mainstream

The commencement of the rights of Balochistan, which were formulated by the special committee appointed by the government under Senator Raza Rabbani in 2010, has hardly been commissioned yet. Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, who…

Karzai’s Plan For South Asia

Hamid Karzai, the Mayor of the presidential palace in Kabul since his writ is limited to its four walls, levied charges against Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency, the ISI, of orchestrating the assassination of Professor Burhanuddin…

The Mouse That Roared

The mouse that roared is a 1955 cold war satirical novel by an Irish American writer Leonard Wibberley, in which an impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America to get out of its economic woes hoping to lose,…

Pakistan Served Miranda

The US administration has virtually read out the Miranda warning to Pakistan. Miranda is the formal warning given by the police in the United States to criminal suspects in a custodial situation before they are interrogated to make the…

PNS Darman Jah

In Balochi, “Darman Jah” denotes “a place of cure and healing”, which is an apt and befitting name for the new and first ever hospital facility established by the Pakistan Navy (PN) in Baluchistan’s coastal town of Ormara. Balochistan has…

Are You With Or Against Pakistan?

In retaliation to 9/11, the US unleashed a ‘shock and awe’ crusade against the Taliban to expeditiously defeat them. But success evaded it, since the Taliban proved to be more resilient than the Americans expected. A decade on, the US…

Stranded In Tripoli

The media is saturated with news from Libya, where the so-called Arab Spring has finally overtaken the Middle East’s longest ruling ruler. However, this article is not about the current events, but my personal experience of 1976 while…