M. Saleem Butt

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DG ISI Acts as if Pakistan has conquered Kabul

The triumphalism of Pakistan’s establishment over the victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan, is visible not only on social media or statements by political...

Pakistan Should Not Expect Ties with U.S. to Dramatically Improve under Biden

Islamabad viewed the Biden administration’s arrival with trepidation mixed with hope. Under the Trump administration, Pakistan’s policy was stop making headlines for the wrong...

Impunity of Corrupt Generals in Pakistan Getting Increasingly Exposed

For decades Pakistan’s civilian politicians have always viewed corruption as a Damocles sword, that hangs over their hands constantly, even when they leave office....

Is Cynthia Ritchie’s Innings as Pakistani Deep State Batsman Coming to an End?

Cynthia Ritchie, one of a handful of 'Gora Pakistanis' is once again in the news. In May 2020, Ritchie created a storm with an abusive...

More Money for ISI, But Pakistan Lacks Funds for Education, Health

Pakistan’s deep state apparatus has sucked in more money than most other intelligence agencies around the world without providing the...

‘Why has Pakistan named a former spy with dubious reputation as a Minister?’

Why has Prime Minister Imran Khan chosen Brig (retd) Ijaz Shah - someone who allegedly helped to harbor Osama Bin Laden inside Pakistan and...

Sabzar Ahmad: The Enemy of my Enemy

The situation in Kashmir is one of history's greatest human rights tragedies, only made worse because it is virtually ignored by the world. What...

Why gifting recovered arms to LEOs is a bad idea

Pakistan Army has announced that it will gift thousands of weapons and hundreds of thousands of rounds of ammunition to police, Rangers and the...

How will COAS respond to Gen Ghafoor’s possible violation of Article 243?

DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor Tweeted something incredible earlier today. Notification on Dawn Leak is incomplete and not in line with recommendations by the...

Kashmir Jihad Going The Way Of Afghanistan

Former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah has warned India that 'you are losing Kashmir'. India is unlikely to take his advise and abandon their military...

Syria shows military alliances are not so simple

US fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria's Shayrat Airfield in the first major military operation ordered by Donald Trump. In addition to the...

Dark clouds gathering on the horizon of our ‘all weather’ friendship

By appearances, Pakistan China relations have always been beyond any doubt. When Chinese dignitaries have visited Pakistan, they have been welcomed like brothers returning...

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Pakistan’s Taliban Supporters Threaten Writ of State and Government

Pakistan has long suffered from the menace of radical Islamists because of the deep state’s desire to use these jihadi groups for their regional...

Pakistanis Cannot Have Normal Cricket Amidst Security Challenges

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s attempts to portray Pakistan as a normal country appear to be running into problems repeatedly. Pakistan’s economy is still in...

‘Amnesty’ for those responsible for APS massacre?

Pakistan’s deep state and Prime Minister Imran Khan may be celebrating Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan, but they are ignoring the blowback that Pakistani citizens...

Ideologically Adamant Taliban, International Skepticism Pose Threat to Pakistan

The Taliban and their Pakistan-based supporters may be thrilled that they have managed to overthrow what they perceived as two decades of governments that...
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