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Time To Reassess Drones

Time to reassess drones

The US drone strike programme has entered a period of re-evaluation and reconfiguration. Nowhere is this more evident and important than in Pakistan. Key indicators of reassessment and public inquiry…

Xmas and the city

Only a Russian deputy foreign minister could insult with such diplomatic finesse, and leave no bruises. `You send delegations from Pakistan every few months to us. From your National Defence…

Some Critical Questions

Some critical questions

Even after seven years, the US has failed to try the alleged mastermind of 9/11, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. A columnist recently lamented the “emotionally charged thinking of Pakistanis” that leads…

Unity in diversity

Every four years, the football world cup brings the world together. The euphoric bond transcends religious, ideological, political and time barriers. Messi, Mbappe, Neymar, Benzema and Mohammed Salah, artists in…

Markets really hate uncertainty

Markets across Asia rallied on Tuesday as Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sydney, Singapore, Wellington, Taipei, Manila and Jakarta all rose after yet another record on Wall Street as President Biden’s…

Markets really hate uncertainty

Markets across Asia rallied on Tuesday as Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sydney, Singapore, Wellington, Taipei, Manila and Jakarta all rose after yet another record on Wall Street as President Biden’s…

Supporting Palestine

THE violent dispossession of Palestinians’ homes in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, the continuous harassment of Palestinians and the apartheid imposed on them in occupied Palestine, and the indiscriminate…

Silencing protests

In late April 2021, the Jerusalem District Court rejected the appeals against what Israeli courts refer to as the ‘eviction’ of eight households, and ordered that these families vacate their…