Major (retd) Javed Ali

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Pakistan Must Abandon Jihadi Militancy to End FATF Sanctions

The people of Pakistan have long-suffered militancy and militarism in their country because of the deeply ingrained obsession the Pakistani elite– military, technocratic, and...

Did Baloch Resistance Down Pakistan Army Helicopter?

Pakistan’s military establishment may claim that it is protecting the country from all foreign and domestic threats, but it appears to be failing on...

ISI’s job is to safeguard Pakistan, not Vet Civil Servants

The Pakistani deep state is omnipotent and omnipresent but a recent decision by the current government to empower the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) to...

Pakistan in Crisis Mode, Once Again

Pakistan appears to be heading towards political confrontation with the recent PTI march on the federal capital. Crackdowns on the opposition leaders and the...

Imran Khan’s Faux Patriotism Mantra Hides Fascist Streak

Samson-like Imran Khan seeks to ensure that if he isn’t Prime Minister, then he will destroy everything – from the economy to foreign relations...

High Military Casualties Point to Deteriorating situation for Pakistan in Balochistan

Since middle of January, Pakistan has faced a series of attacks by Baloch separatists including daring attacks on Pakistani security forces at three frontier...

Pakistan’s New Security Policy Offers Nothing New

The National Security Policy of Pakistan (NSP) released by the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan is simply ‘old wine in a new bottle.’...

Imran Khan govt Surrenders to Terror Outfits!

Pakistan’s claims of fighting terrorism have been hurt by the recent decisions, in the course of one week, to give in to two radical...

Negotiating with TTP will only encourage extremists in Pakistan

      Pakistan’s security establishment has long believed that imperatives of foreign policy – sub conventional war or support for proxy groups in India and Afghanistan...

‘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...

TTP Terrorist Attack: Snakes Raised for Neighbors Keep Biting Pakistan

The Afghan Taliban’s takeover of Kabul that took place in middle August was followed by a horrific suicide attack by the Islamic State Khorasan...

If Afghan based Jihadis cannot attack west, they will threaten neighbors, including Pakistan

Pakistan’s civilian and military establishment triumphalism over the victory of the Taliban may have blinded the country to a clear and existential threat it...

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Former prime minister Imran Khan and his cult-like following may continue to believe that Khan is the solution for all of Pakistan’s problems. However,...

A Routine UN Speech Get PM Sharif Little International Support

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif gave his maiden speech at UN General Assembly on September 23. While the majority of the premier’s speech focused on...

Pakistan’s 3 Finance Ministers in One Year Do Not Reflect Stability

Pakistan’s biggest crisis is its economy and for the long-term growth of any economy, stability at the helm is key. Miftah Ismail has done...

Pakistanis Play ‘Who Will Be The Next Army Chief’ While Crises Engulf Country

The army has dominated Pakistan since its independence in 1947 to the extent that the selection of the army chief is often of more...
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