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Our Internal Threats

Our internal threats

WAS Monday’s attack on the police academy in Lahore the “internal threat” the prime minister spoke about last week?

Iran weakened by internal woes?

Iran stands accused by the West of playing a key role in unrest plaguing the Middle East, but twin bombings claimed by Islamic State group jihadists are a keen reminder…

Threats from within

WE are living in times of deceit. Certain developments call for serious introspection if our collective conscience as a nation still pricks us. In the words of Chinese philosopher Lao…

Emerging threats

GROWING insecurity and violence in Afghanistan are not only reducing the space for intra-Afghan political reconciliation, they are also threatening Pakistan’s border and internal security. Anti-Pakistan terrorist groups like the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban…

Internal security

WE’RE past the 100-day mark, and as they’ve told us, they’ve been busy. But the recent Chinese consulate attack in Karachi begs the question whether they’ve been busy enough on…

Election 2018: Analysing The Threats

Election 2018: analysing the threats

It has been almost impossible to do justice with journalism in the presence of different types of restraints and the current culture of free exchange of religious and other kinds…

Threats, Deaths And Indian Democracy

Threats, deaths and Indian democracy

A day after All Fool’s Day, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to Jammu in Indian-occupied Kashmir to inaugurate a tunnel that would bring some credibility to the Srinagar-Jammu National…

Fixing The Internal Threat

Fixing the internal threat

For more than six decades, the Pakistani state has witnessed several phases where its writ has been challenged by various factors within and outside the country. The latest, seemingly toughest,…

Roadmap To Internal Security

Roadmap to internal security

Internal security fault lines have assumed threatening proportions resulting in the weakening of state institutions and confusion developing in society. The belated but welcome development of the National Internal Security…