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Politics of aggression

Recent protests by the PTI in different parts of the country clearly indicate that former prime minister Imran Khan is determined to follow the confrontational style of politics, plunging the…

Towards a consensus finally?

It was no doubt a special Corps Commanders Conference (CCC) – being held soon after the horrifying and unprecedented arson and vandalism acts across Pakistan's major cities that not only…

Invest in the planet

The theme of this year’s ‘Earth Day’ – observed on April 22 – was ‘Invest in Our Planet’. The day was observed to encourage people to utilize their time, resources,…

The Saudi-Iran accord

The disintegration of the Soviet Union left the Middle East bereft of any alternatives to US leadership. Washington, a prisoner of American exceptionalism and manifest destiny – the mythical doctrine…

Anti-terror strategy

The specter of terrorism has once again risen and is haunting the citizens of Pakistan. The situation is further aggravated by the government's ineptness in handling the TTP threat. The…

A way forward for Moscow

It is true that the West did not keep its promises, reneging on its assurances that were held out to the Soviet Union just prior to the end of the…

A remarkable verdict

It feels good when the apex court of your country delivers a verdict that fulfills the aspirations of its people. Before the verdict, there were apprehensions and fluctuating hopes. Keeping…

From Covid-19 to war

In 1963, Barry Goldwater, the future Republican Party nominee for President of the United States, published a book titled Why Not Victory? In it, he argued that the United States was…

Nuclear disarmament

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is hardly the first time a nuclear power has attacked a non-nuclear nation. That raises questions about the arguments for non-proliferation. If nuclear-weapon states can…