Major (retd) Javed Ali

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Pakistan Faces Multiple Crises and its Leaders Have No Plan to Deal with Them

Pakistan is currently in the midst of one of its most challenging periods: political instability continues unabated in addition to the economic crises plaguing...

Army Chief Succession Bigger Deal in Pakistan Than Other Issues

It has long been said about Pakistan, that like Prussia instead of the state having an army, the Pakistan army has a state to...

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...

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Pakistan Must Allow Effective Local Governments

Devolution and decentralization are key to democracy and democratic governance in today’s day and age. In Pakistan, unfortunately, the state is reluctant to allow...

Army has started its catharsis. Will political parties do introspection too?

In his last public speech before retiring on November 29, outgoing army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa chose to speak about the legacy of...

Pakistan Gets New Boss as its Army Gets New Chief

It is said that most countries around the world have armies, while the Pakistan army has a country. In Pakistan, people may not care...

China Helping Pakistan in Baloch Genocide

The Pakistani state has long viewed any calls for ethnic or linguistic diversity as subversive and anti-national. This has meant that any demands by...
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