M. Saleem Butt

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Masters, Not Friends: Saudi Attack on Pakistani Sailors Shows Limits of Sovereignty

Five years ago, American forces carried out an airstrike targeting Pakistani soldiers at Salala. The response was swift. Foreign Office immediately summoned the American...

The greatest challenge for the new Army Chief

The wait is over, and Pakistan has a new Chief of Army Staff as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed Lt Gen Qamar Javed...

Did We Deserve Captain Rohullah?

61 killed and 165 more injured. The militants struck at night, like cowards, when their targets were sleeping and defenseless. It was the worst...

#CyrilGate: Has ISI Changed Its Tune on Fake News?

Nation's top military leadership (in other words, the nation's leadership) met to discuss the latest threat to national security: This news report in English...

India jumps to conclusions while NDU analyst explains strategy behind Uri attack

After the deadliest attack on Indian security forces in Indian occupied Kashmir, Indian officials were quick to jump to conclusions and take the opportunity...

Defence Day: Facing the truth of the past to secure the future

Every year on this date the nation pays tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives defending us during the 1965 war. This is...

Lack of Credibility Undercuts Kashmir Diplomacy

The latest idea of sending abroad dozens of envoys to promote Pakistan's position on Kashmir has been met with mixed responses. Even the government...

Matthew Barrett: American Agent or Pakistan’s Pawn?

The case of arrested American citizen Matthew Barrett is very strange. According to media reports, he is supposedly sent to spy on our nuclear...

The Cost of Confusion? $300 Million

The US Pentagon has announced that they will not pay Pakistan $300 Million in promised Coalition Support Funds despite "the sacrifices that the Pakistani...

Blind to Kashmiri Suffering

It is supposed to be a way to inflict some pain without killing, but the end result it spreading blindness across Kashmir. I am...

Whose war is it anyway?

Sartaj Aziz has stated clearly that 'Pakistan cannot fight Afghanistan's war' on our own soil. This is an interesting change of policy as for...

Snakes and Ladders

There is a new game being played. Everything that we thought we knew is now wrong. It is different players and different rules now. Old...

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Rape Culture, Ignored and Condoned by Establishment and its Henchmen

Pakistan was the first Muslim country to have a woman as a Prime Minister and yet it is one of the most unsafe places...

Now, Pakistan’s Shia Muslims are Under Attack

Suppression of religious freedom and targeting of religious and ethnic minorities is old in Pakistan. The country has a long history of sectarianism with...

Imran Khan’s Claims About Pakistan Media Freedom Ring Hollow

Pakistan’s leaders may keep asserting that there is no media crackdown in Pakistan or that the country’s press is freer than in the West,...

FATF Blacklist Threat Still Hangs Over Pakistan

For the last few months, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s led PTI government and the military establishment have claimed that Pakistan will be removed from...
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