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Editorials

Kashmir: The Real Cause of Conflict

Editor

Rajab 25, 14402019-04-01

Last month, India and Pakistan came to the brink of full-blown war. At the root lies the unresolved issue of Kashmir. Unless this long-festering problem is resolved according to the wishes of the people of Kashmir, the risk of war remains.

News & Analysis

Pakistan must Resist Demands from “Friends”

Salina Khan

Rajab 25, 14402019-04-01

Serious efforts are underway to push Pakistan to recognize the Zionist state of Israel. This is a trap Pakistan must resist

Editorials

Pakistan Rehabilitates Bin Salman

Editor

Jumada' al-Akhirah 24, 14402019-03-01

Shunned by the rest of the world in the wake of the Jamal Khashoggi murder, Muhammad bin Salman was embraced and feted by the Pakistanis. This may turn out to be a costly mistake for Pakistan.

Opinion

“Naya” (new) Pakistan, Old Habits!

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 24, 14402019-01-01

Following a recent visit to Pakistan, the ICIT director shares his observations about a country striving for change but remains mired in old habits.

News & Analysis

Blasphemy Law and Pakistan’s Blackmailers

Tahir Mustafa

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14402018-12-01

There are various groups in Pakistan that try to use the blasphemy law in the country to advance their own political agenda disregarding the noble Messenger’s (pbuh) quality as a ‘mercy to all the worlds’.

News & Analysis

Islamabad, IMF, and Overseas Pakistanis

Zafar Bangash

Safar 23, 14402018-11-01

The new government in Pakistan needs to pay attention to the needs of overseas Pakistanis if it wants their help in a meaningful way.

News & Analysis

Pakistan’s Opportunity to Pivot to Eurasia

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 21, 14402018-10-01

With a new government in power, Pakistan has an opportunity to make a clean break from the US and forge a new destiny in Eurasia.

Opinion

Pakistan: the Captain’s Toughest Test

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 21, 14392018-09-01

Imran Khan may have won the elections but the mess his predecessors have left behind will take a long time to clean up. This will not be easy while people’s patience is likely to wear thin soon amid heightened expectations.

Main Stories

Significance of Imran Khan’s Victory

Perwez Shafi

Dhu al-Hijjah 21, 14392018-09-01

Imran Khan’s victory in Pakistan’s general elections in July has broken the monopoly of the Sharif-Zardari mafia families raising great hopes among the people.

Daily News Analysis

Will Imran Khan be Able to Translate Promises into Action?

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Qa'dah 15, 14392018-07-28

With the federal government as well as two of the four provinces—Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab—under his belt, Imran Khan, leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) party is a greatly satisfied person. His 22-year-long struggle for change from the two mafia families—the Zardari-Bhutto combine and the Sharifs (no sharifs, those crooks)—has finally borne fruit.

Daily News Analysis

Imran Khan’s PTI Sweeps Polls in Pakistan

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 13, 14392018-07-26

Initial results of the July 25 elections show that Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) led by cricket-hero-turned-politician seems to have swept the polls.

News & Analysis

Pakistan’s Chaotic Elections

Tahir Mustafa

Shawwal 17, 14392018-07-01

That democracy is a fraud is now well established. In Pakistan’s case, it is also a big time money game.

Daily News Analysis

The phenomenon of regime change in Pakistan

Mirza Aslam Beg

Muharram 29, 14382016-10-30

Dark clouds hover over Pakistan's political landscape. Chief of Tehrik-e Insaf, Imran Khan has threatened to lay siege to Islamabad while Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces growing pressure on many fronts including corruption charges stemming from Panama leaks and tense civilian-military relations. The former army chief, General Mirza Aslam Beg, sees parallels between this and the 1977 agitation that led to Bhutto's overthrow by the military.

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Daily News Analysis

General Raheel to the rescue in Pakistan?

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 02, 14352014-08-28

Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani Prime Minister-under-siege, has been forced to beg the army chief, General Raheel Sharif (no relation) to rescue him. Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf led by Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehrik led by Tahirul Qadri are both demanding his resignation, Imran more forcefully than Qadri. The next 24 hours may prove crucial for Pakistan.

Daily News Analysis

PTI chief Imran Khan launches civil disobedience campaign in Pakistan

Crescent International

Shawwal 20, 14352014-08-17

Will PTI chief Imran Khan succeed in removing Nawaz Sharif from power and get his wish to have re-elections in the country? He is leading a massive rally in Islamabad demanding Sharif's resignation because of rigging and corruption charges. Imran has given two days for Sharif to resign before he storms the inner sanctum of Islamabad.

Main Stories

Is the change in Pakistan real?

Perwez Shafi

Rajab 22, 14342013-06-01

Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf has shaken the foundations of old alliances but not enough to change the political dynamics in the country, yet.

Main Stories

Pakistan under siege from within and abroad

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 20, 14342013-05-01

As Pakistanis go to the polls, there are far more serious issues facing the country, not least a grand foreign conspiracy to break it up.

News & Analysis

Imran Khan: the last great hope for Pakistan?

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 09, 14332012-05-01

Imran Khan, cricket-star-turned-social worker-turned politician, is riding high in public opinion polls in Pakistan.

News & Analysis

Imran Khan’s turn in fortune in Pakistani politics

Zainab Cheema

Rabi' al-Awwal 09, 14332012-02-01

A charismatic politician charming crowds throughout Pakistan. A rising crescendo of political speeches and rallies setting the nation afire, an impalpable sense of excitement building in the populace, casting the halo of destiny itself on the celebrity politician. A sense of promise, a social contract written anew; Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in 1973? No, rather it is Imran Khan in 2012, launching a flamboyant path to become the next prime minister of Pakistan.

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