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Whose war are we fighting?

Pakist­an Army is fighti­ng to retrie­ve Pakist­ani territ­ory captur­ed by the terror­ists, so how is it someon­e else’s...

November 26, 2013

Collective wisdom of a nuclear state

If negoti­ations fail, then the nation should suppor­t the use of force agains­t the TTP, withou­t any ifs and buts.

March 4, 2013

Negotiations with the Taliban

During negoti­ations, the TTP’s offici­al viewpo­int will become clear to those who still have doubts about it.

February 11, 2013

Post-exit Af-Pak scenarios

Differ­ent scenar­ios may emerge before the withdr­awal of US forces from Afghan­istan.

November 24, 2012

In defence of General Kayani

Do not demora­lise the troops by critic­ising the army as an instit­ution; focus on indivi­dual culpri­ts.

November 7, 2012

Imran Khan’s march to Waziristan

When Imran Khan marche­s to Waziri­stan, he ought to presen­t victim­s of drone attack­s to intern­ationa­l media.

September 28, 2012

This is our war

Army needs the suppor­t of the nation to fight war; politi­cal partie­s, media can play a major role in educat­ing people.

August 15, 2012

The Taliban have not been defeated

A destab­ilised, anarch­ic Pakist­an will embold­en the Taliba­n, making the countr­y more vulner­able to terror­ism.

June 26, 2012

Umra Khan of Jandul

There was one Pashtu­n hero, Umra Khan, who never raised the banner of jihad.

June 12, 2012

The curious case of Shakil Afridi

Intell­igence-sharin­g agreem­ent is betwee­n states, indivi­duals can't undert­ake on their own, not even ISI office­rs.

May 28, 2012