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Mindsets have their roots in history

Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has accompanied the Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif in what is going to be a crucial journey for peace in the region. Quite clearly the Prime Minister and his entourage cannot be fully trusted in a mission of this nature. It is not just …

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Does such a page exist on which Gen Raheel is shaking hands with Modi?

PML (N) spokespersons— specially Information Minister Pervez Raheed are issuing more and more statements on behalf of the Government of India. The hounourable minister has yet again ‘announced’ categorically that both Pakistan and India will not allow themselves to be held hostages by terrorists and pursue their ‘peace objectives’ relentlessly. …

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Are the Daish people so insane as to think they will defeat the Pak Army and take over Islamabad?

The cracker attack on the offices of ARY in Islamabad, to me had only one meaning. Those responsible for, or involved in, this attack had no other purpose than to establish that Daish or Islamic State has arrived in Pakistan in such a big way that not even the most …

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“We have been given authority by the people to do what suits us”

Some responsible and loyal crony of the Prime Minister should take this news item to the desk of his boss in which the IMF has called for transparency in CPEC projects. CPEC is abbreviation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Infact China too in a more polite way has urged upon …

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The military courts are a befitting response to a crucial challenge

The news that has caught my attention today happens to be related to the so-called Rights Activist Asma Jahangir. She has approached the Supreme Court against a December 9, 2015 Peshawar High Court verdict upholding a sentence of life imprisonment awarded by a military court in a case of terrorism. …

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The Rape Of Morality & Common Sense

The manner in which the ‘Prosecution system’ and the Judiciary have handled the corruption cases against the leaders of our two key parties i.e the Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan Muslim League (N) should put any nation with some semblance of national pride, to shame. The cases against the …

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Who will be dominant in the Middle East?

Foreign policy of a country is raised on the foundations of not theories but interests. A lot of stress is being given by most analysts and theoreticians in the context of Iran-Saudi conflict that an unflinching neutral stance be maintained in this context and an effort be made to facilitate …

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