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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.

Daily News Analysis

Pakistan shoots down two attacking Indian fighter planes as threat of war escalates

A Special Correspondent

Jumada' al-Akhirah 22, 14402019-02-27

Indian attack on Pakistan could easily escalate into a full-scale war between two nuclear armed rivals blowing up the entire region. It is imperative that the UN takes its responsibility seriously and prevent a catastrophe from occurring before the war erupts.

Daily News Analysis

UK rebuffs India's attempt to censor Kashmir Conference in British Parliament

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 28, 14402019-02-03

Used to terrorizing Kashmiris seeking independence from India’s brutal occupation, Delhi thought it could force Britain also to adopt a similar policy. The All Parties Parliamentary Group on Kashmir in the British Parliament will hold Kashmir Solidarity Day in the British Parliament today.

Opinion

Pakistan’s Dysfunctional Judicial System

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 26, 14402019-02-01

Justice is a fundamental precept in every society. Regrettably, Pakistan’s judicial system, inherited from British colonialism, is broken and does not deliver justice to the people as is evident from the 1.9 million cases pending before courts.

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

Aasia… and the Prophet’s Covenant

John Andrew Morrow

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

Those baying for a poor Pakistani Christian woman’s blood accusing her of blasphemy seem to have totally ignored the noble Messenger’s (pbuh) own conduct in such cases.

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.

News & Analysis

Are Pakistan’s Fears About India Unfounded?

Waseem Shehzad

Rajab 14, 14392018-04-01

Indian hostility toward Pakistan is rooted in the Hindus’ refusal to accept the very existence of Pakistan. No peace is possible unless the Hindus reconcile themselves to Pakistan’s existence. All else will then fall into place.

Opinion

Pakistan’s Political Circus

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 13, 14392018-03-01

Politicians everywhere are a despicable lot but those in Pakistan are in a class of their own: incompetent and thoroughly corrupt

Main Stories

Legitimacy of the Kashmiris’ Struggle

Waseem Shehzad

Jumada' al-Akhirah 13, 14392018-03-01

For 70 years, the people of Kashmir have struggled for fundamental rights despite facing one of the most ruthless regimes in the world.

News & Analysis

Will Pakistan Cut the American Umbilical Cord?

Tahir Mustafa

Jumada' al-Ula' 15, 14392018-02-01

Facing humiliation in Afghanistan, Trump blames Pakistan for US failures.

News & Analysis

Afghanistan: Terrorist Safe Haven

Zia Sarhadi

Rabi' al-Awwal 12, 14392017-12-01

American officials frequently bark demands of Pakistan to “do more” to fight terrorism yet Afghanistan under US-occupation is a den of terrorists from where they launch deadly attacks inside Pakistan.

News & Analysis

Pakistan’s Abbasi surprises many by his UN performance

Waseem Shehzad

Muharram 11, 14392017-10-01

Pakistan’s rookie Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi surprised most observers by his calm demeanor, ready wit and firm stand on issues during his maiden appearance at the UN.

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