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...

KU attack will not undermine Pak-Sino relations

A Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson said on Wednesday that the ironclad friendship between China and Pakistan was unbreakable and any attempt to undermine the...

Balancing Geopolitics & Geoeconomics

Pakistan will have to work deftly on both the economic and political fronts to secure its place in the new global order


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

Corridor of Peace

Pakistan and China are open to the idea of the Taliban-led Afghanistan joining themultibillion-dollar CPEC project

Journalism or Propaganda?

How objective, fair and factual is the Western media that sells only negative and biased stories about Pakistan, in particular, and the Muslim World, in general?

Freedom First, Foremost

Freedom is a tender plant; it needs nursing and constant vigilance.”  Today, the Independence Day message of Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah from 1959 resonates louder...

A Guide to China

Shakeel Ahmed Ramay’s book is a serious attempt to understand the emergence of China as a major global player and debunk the West’s propaganda against it

Optimising CPEC

The PTI government takes on a challenging task in the economic realm

Dasu Attack and Future Course of the Action

Dasu attack took many innocent lives of Chinese brothers, who were here to assist Pakistan. It is tragic and insane. It happened at a...



A General Dilemma

The military leadership once again stands as the deciding force. Whatever steps the military leadership takes or does not take from now, will have a direct bearing on the future of Pakistan — good or bad. The ball is in their court

July 2022

Open Magazine

Farewell My Friend

Mentor, friend, family and man of many parts, Khalid Hameed Farooqi’s demise leaves the world a sadder place

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

The Entertainment Menu

TV One is again offering a great mix of...

Shifting sand dunes

The world is passing through a transitional phase, where...

Understanding the Baloch Liberation Army

With a history of violence, Balochistan Liberation Army has...

Economic Crisis Worsens

Pakistan’s economy is passing through the most difficult phase...

License to Corruption

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has never been an...

Woes of South Asian Cities

Tumhein fikr hai apne ghar kiMujhe har gali ka...