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Why can we shoot down Iranian drones but not American ones? Answer is simple.

Just as quickly as the news spread that PAF had shot down an Iranian drone that violated Pakistani airspace, the predictable question began pouring...

Ehtram-e-Ramazan Vigilantes Attack Journalists In Islamabad

In May I predicted 'will we see Ehtram-e-Ramzan lynch mobs' this year due to government and media whipping up hysteria over anyone smoking or...

When all you have is an Army, everything looks like a war

It is hard for me to write anything since I haven't had enough sleep in the past 48 hours. I'm still not sure whether...

If a drone falls in Fata and nobody calls for dharna, does it even make a sound?

  Earlier this week a senior commander of Haqqani Network and two other militants were killed by a US drone strike in Fata. COAS casually...

Fake News Strikes Again With ‘Saudi Slaves’ Rumour

The latest outrage this week has been over comments by Saudi Defence Minister Muhammad Bin Suleiman that Pakistanis are 'Saudi slaves'. Only problem... He never...

Where is the national duty to provide security for Pakistani citizens?

“Security of Chinese workers is considered as national duty by Pakistani Nation". This was the statement of Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan...

Ian Chappel feels safe. Do you?

If you haven't seen it, you have probably been in a coma. Ian Chappel said that he felt safer in Pakistan than in England....

America Gives Us a Model For Official Inquiries

There are many times that people point to America as an excuse for doing something. We should not use proxies. "America does it." We...

Are Pakistan Elections Wikileaks Next Target?

Wikileaks has returned to the headlines after tweeting a four years old story about US and UK 'stealing' NADRA data. This is a serious...

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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...