M. Saleem Butt

90 Posts

Imran Khan’s Narrative, Sharif Govt.’s Bumbling Both Threaten Pakistan

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan continues his tirade against the current government and the Pakistani state remains on the defensive. As an editorial in...

Purana Pakistan Replaces Naya Pakistan

Imran Khan became the first Prime Minister of Pakistan to lose a vote of no confidence. On Saturday April 9, after a week of...

Imran Khan is Flailing After Failing Badly on Most Counts

Prime Minister Imran Khan may believe he is safe in power, very few others do, not even his own advisors and supporters. As an...

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Madness and Violence Keeps Increasing

Pakistan has the strictest blasphemy laws in the world and every few months, some individual is accused of blasphemy and lynched or murdered. Two...

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...

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Pakistan in Crisis Mode, Once Again

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