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Where Are The Leaders?

Where are the leaders?

Here they go again. And here I am: once again in New York as world leaders pose for photographers and deliver lofty speeches at the UN’s ‘new year’ party gathering. Judging…

Remembering Benazir Bhutto

Remembering Benazir Bhutto

December 27, 2015 marks the 8th death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto. She sacrificed her life courageously. She resisted the agenda of fanatics. Certain forces want to make Pakistan a theocratic…

A Proxy War Of Confrontation

A proxy war of confrontation

The historical parallel for Syria today is the Spanish Civil War of the late 1930s, a dress rehearsal for the building wider conflict, only now with the key players arranged…

Terrorism: Then And Now

Terrorism: then and now

Bombs explode in a subway. The victims are everyday people who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. What follows is outrage: track down the perpetrators.…

Kunduz: Pointer To The Future

Kunduz: pointer to the future

Islamabad diary Our past is a recurring nightmare, coming back to haunt us. Kunduz is at the farthest corner of Afghanistan but its capture by the Taliban is as much…