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Middle East Conundrum

Middle East conundrum

I has never been easy to navigate the labyrinth of the Middle East’s ever-changing politics, but it is becoming even more challenging with the growing confusion over shifting alliances. The…

The Middle East Problem

The Middle East problem

When Saddam Hussein first invaded Kuwait in 1990 and the coalition of the willing was formed under a UN proclamation of war against him, Pakistan faced a similar predicament as…

Sowing The Whirlwind In The Middle East

Sowing the whirlwind in the Middle East

The recent terror attacks targeting Shia mosques in Saudi Arabia are the most disturbing development yet in this continuing saga of unravelling of the Middle East. You do not have…

A Lonely Ramazan In The Middle East

A lonely Ramazan in the Middle East

They say books are our best friends. Having lived and grown up with them all these years, I can vouch for the fact. If not our best friends, they come…

Problems In The Middle East

Problems in the Middle East

Israel has started pulling some of its ground troops from Gaza. The reason would be partial realisation of its war objectives. There are other reasons as well.  The international community…

Islamist Wave In Middle East

Islamist wave in Middle East

Islamist parties have swept the polls in resounding victories in some areas of the Middle East and this is their chance to prove that Islam and democracy are compatible. The…

A Battle For The Entire Middle East

A battle for the entire Middle East

It looks a lot like the end. Just as viewers of a movie franchise know the formula so well, they can tell when the final reel is under way, so…

The New Middle East

The new Middle East

April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful…