Lt. Gen. (R) Naeem Khalid Lodhi

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The writer is a former defence minister and defence secretary. He has held major command positions in the Pakistan Army.

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

To talk or continue fighting with TTP?

Peace is always a preferred option, but it only works if enforced from a position of strength, with ample verifiable guarantees and monitoring mechanisms to ensure prevention of intrigues and resurgence of any evil

Shifting sand dunes

The world is passing through a transitional phase, where the existing order is under stress, politically, economically and militarily. Unipolarity has been formally challenged...

Is There a Way Out?

Pakistan faces grave challenges that threaten its unity and stability. The writers argues that there is an urgent need to develop a national consensus and introduce sweeping political, economic and social reforms

UNCERTAIN FUTURE

The course of US-Pakistan relations will be determined by some clear-cut policy options

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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