Monthly Archives: September, 2021

The Echoes of Peace

If this Taliban prove to be different in their orientation than the ones from the 1990s, peace in Afghanistan and the region may become an attainable dream

Road to Nowhere

After the British government decided to show him the door, Nawaz Sharif’s options seem increasingly bleak

Heading: Defiant Unto Death

Mentor, champion of human rights, visionary and hero, Syed Ali Shah Geelani was the moving spirit of the Kashmiri freedom struggle

Scenes from Kabul

Arriving in Afghanistan on the second day of the Taliban takeover, Arshad Yusufzai walks you through a war-ravaged land trying to come to grips with a desperate situation and a desperate people

Back to the Future

Pakistan needs to ensure Afghanistan does not prove to be its Waterloo, as it is the United States’, and was the British Empire’s and the Soviet Union’s


Reshaping Pakistan

The days immediately after independence may not have been ideal for strengthening the roots of democracy, what befell the country in the subsequent decades has been harrowing

The Real Populists of Pakistan

"In war, truth is the first casualty," wrote Aeschylus,...

Provocation that did not work

It seems that the US political and military thinkers and strategists now firmly believe in enticing and provoking China into a military conflict, before it overtakes America in the fields of economy

The New Great Game- A Pakistani Perspective

South Asia appears to be the next battleground where world powers will compete to seize the moment in a bid to lead the world; the New Great Game