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Can anyone land at Islamabad Airport if one boards a Karachi-bound flight? KHAN, YOU HAVE A CHALLENGE OF HISTORY TO GRAPPLE, AND IF THE PAK ARMY STANDS BEHIND YOU, PAKISTAN WILL GET ONTO THE TRACK TO GLORY!

I want to devote my today’s ECHOES to the tweet I posted yesterday in response to the ‘100-Days’ programme that the PTI leaders led by Imran Khan unveiled as a kind of preamble to their manifesto. The tweet reads: “Imran Khan’s “100 Days” programme has a lot to rejoice over, …

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Pakistan & Israel at 70

Pakistan and Israel were born approximately at the same time. Historically they are antagonistic countries. Israel represents Judaism as the world’s dominant force. Pakistan represents Islam as the world’s Divine Destiny. They were both creations of ideology. Israel has stuck with its Ethos. Hence stands tall and mighty as the …

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“What was true in 2010 is truer in 2018” AN UNHOLY ALLIANCE OF SELF-CENTRED DESIGNS

Even though the 18th amendment has arrived to signal the end of the unwanted parts of the much-despised 17th amendment, the political environment happens to be giving signals that not all is right for this order. It is hard for most honest people not to have a feeling that the …

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IT IS NOT JUST THE CORRUPTION OF THIS MAN WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH, IT IS ALSO HIS ADOPTION OF TREASON AS A METHOD OF TRADE

Pakistan today is facing the challenge of dealing with arguably two most avowed enemies of Islam and Muslims. In our east is Narendar Modi about whom Khnshwant Singh in his famous treatise “End of India” wrote: “This man is a vegetarian, but if told the roasted piece of meat he …

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MR PRIME MINISTER, SELF-RESPECT IS NOT A COMMODITY YOU SHOULD HATE TO OWN—

Why is Shahid Khaqan Abbasi so keen—so committed— and so determined to establish that he is no more than a puppet— that he has no will, no desire, and no judgment of his own— and that for him, not the dictates of Allah or of the constitution, but the sweet …

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PAKISTAN’S KIM PHILBY MNS’S WORDS “SHOULD WE ALLOW THESE NON-STATE ACTORS TO CROSS THE BORDER AND KILL 150 INNOCENT PERSONS IN MUMBAI?”

The other night Agha Hillaly, in his programme on 92 said: “After 1999, Mian Nawaz Sharif changed drastically. He arrived at the conclusion that the only way he could recapture power in Pakistan was an erosion of the power of the Pak Army which could only occur with the connivance …

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REFERENDUM, NOT ELECTIONS WILL PULL THIS COUNTRY OUT OF ITS CHAOTIC LIMBO

I personally believe that in this form of democratic system which empowers elected Oligarchs or regional Dons at the expense of the general public, even Imran Khan with all his resoluteness and commitment will need the Divine Blessings and the Almighty’s Help in a big big way to bring about …

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WE HAD TO PUT OUR WEIGHT BEHIND ONE OF THE TWO THUGS

Here is an interesting conversation that took place in November 2008 between a senior journalist and a very very highly placed person in the category known as POWERS-THAT-BE. “Do you know sir that the Nation looks up at this organization and the institution to which this organization fundamentally belongs— with …

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AND THE SWORD OF ASGHAR KHAN CASE IS BEING UNSHEATHED AGAIN. IT’S TIME GODFATHER TO PACK UP AND QUIT….!

The Asghar Khan case is back in the headlines. I personally believe it is a befitting and well-deserved reply to Mian Nawaz Sharif’s diatribes against the Army and his recently adopted narrative that Pakistan’s democracy is threatened by a sinister invasions of an Alien Force that is going to organize …

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