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Ukraine: What started as realpolitik could end as a clash of civilizations By Anastasia Borik Think Tank Review: In June, Russian experts analyzed the underlying motivations for the Ukraine crisis and pondered the consequences of the current escalation in Iraq. The Ukrainian crisis shook Europe and the world. Photo: Reuters. In Russia, the political discourse in […]

Full Spectrum Nuclear Deterrence – Pakistan By Brigadier Nadir Mir Pakistan must forge ahead towards full spectrum nuclear deterrence. The era of minimum credible nuclear deterrence is fast coming to an end. Pakistan’s Geopolitical environment is shifting radically. In the East unbridled ‘Hinduvta’ is the new creed. Towards North West in Afghanistan, the Americans are […]

Jang Group denigrating PEMRA  By Qudsia Farhat  The Jang Group has already earned the collective wrath of the nation by maligning the Armed forces and ISI but matters came to a head when they caused grievous hurt to the faithful by besmirching the family of the Holy Prophet (SAW). To rub salt in the wound, […]

Is India Finding Excuses To Attack Pakistan! By Raja G Mujtaba For the past several months, I have never seen an occasion where the Indian panelists on the talks have behaved with responsibility, reasoning or shown any maturity in handling the issues. I have always found them hawkish and war mongrels. At times it appears […]

Dictator-Dacoits in Democrat’s Clothing  By Humayun Gauhar “There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has surely grasped a strong handle, which knows no breaking. And Allah is All-Hearing, All-Knowing.”  (Al Quran 2:257). Do ponder on […]

 JF 17: The Show Stealer By Raja G Mujtaba JF 17 is one aircraft that has fascinated me so much that I am never tired of writing about it. It has put Pakistan in a selective group of those countries who have the capacity to produce their own aircraft. Although it’s a joint venture with […]

Freedom isn’t Free  By Humayun Gauhar Nelson Mandela’s ‘Long Walk to Freedom’ on the earth plane comes to an end today when he is buried. But the light hasn’t gone out as some quaintly say. His beacon will shine on for oppressed people so long as there are oppressors and oppressed. Freedom comes at a […]

AAP AUR PTI Brig Samson S Sharaf  “Seldom, if ever, has a rookie political party’s success in assembly become such a talking point and a cause for nationwide euphoria… But that’s exactly what activist Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party’s stunning show felt across India’s impressive showing — winning 28 out of 70 seats in the […]

India complains like a village old woman  By Brig Asif Haroon Raja India being an imperialist power wants to become super power of South Asia and a world power. Mired in dozens of insurgencies it considers Pakistan as the lone stumbling block in the way of her imperialist ambitions. Indigenous freedom movement in Indian Occupied Kashmir […]

Karbala And Its Lessons: A TV Talk By Raja G Mujtaba  Karbala is an event that changed the course of history and created two unparallel records in the same event. It’s an event that had far reaching impact on the future of Islam and its polity.  Therefore this event of such historical importance needs a […]

Libya in Anarchy Two Years after NATO Humanitarian Liberation By F. William Engdahl In 2011 when Muhammar Qaddafi refused to leave quietly as ruler of Libya, the Obama Administration, hiding behind the skirts of the French, launched a ferocious bombing campaign and a “No Fly” zone over the country to aid the so-called fighters for democracy. […]

Self respect & dignity  By S. M. Hali Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. —Abraham Joshua Heschel Dignity and self-respect are two things that every person should have, but unfortunately not everyone does. If you know you lack these qualities, but would […]