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Iran Deal: Regional View

Iran deal: regional view

THE `interim` agreement on Iran`s nuclear programme reached in Geneva two weeks ago was a seminal event in Iran`s relationship with the West and the world. Formidable obstacles remain in…

Iran’s Deal

Iran’s deal

An interim six-month deal between GP5 (representing United Nations Security Council's permanent members namely the US, Britain, France, China and Russia) Plus one (Germany) and Iran was struck in the…

A Worrisome Build-up

A worrisome build-up

Last week, the Vatican released an "apostolic exhortation" authored by His holiness Pope Francis, which faults unfettered capitalism as "a new tyranny", and calls on political leaders everywhere to fight…

Crackpot Visions

Crackpot visions

The good thing about living in Pakistan is that there is always something ridiculous and amusing happening – that is if you are whacked out completely and find these happenings…

Brothers In Arms

Brothers in arms

WE love the Afghan Taliban the slayers of arrogant global superpowers but not so much their brothers-in-arms in Pakistan, the Tehreek-iTaliban Pakistan (TTP). Is there a method to our madness…