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Recent events prove now is the time for a modern nationalism

Seventy years ago, certain social and political ground realities existed which resulted in the political movement that created this country. I am not questioning...

“Command Eleven”: What’s the Point of ISI’s Latest ‘Perception Management’ Operation?

In the past year, a new ‘private’ venture has launched called CommandEleven.com which is led by Lt Gen (r) Tariq Khan and Col (r)...

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...

Magnificent Delusions: Riyadh Summit Edition

It was supposed to be another opportunity for Pakistan to shine on the world's stage. An international summit in Riyadh attended by world leaders...

KLF London showcases our desperate situation

For the first time in history, Karachi Literature Festival was held outside Pakistan. Media reports that the event attracted thousands and presented Pakistan's literary...

Crackdown on social media a self-defeating strategy

PTI is as famous for its army of social media trolls as it is for its playboy leader. Farhan Virk is virtually synonymous with...

ICJ Verdict: What it says, and what it doesn’t

The International Court of Justice has responded to India's case in the matter of alleged RAW spy Kulbushan Jadhav. India approached the ICJ after...

Social Media: The latest front of deep state’s national narrative management

Social media is coming under intense pressurization. First, government and judiciary began raising alarms over alleged problem of 'blasphemous content' on social media. Now...

China’s view of Pakistan, in their own words

Former Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Luo Zhaohui recently gave an address at United Service Institution of India. His official statement which is available on...

Latest articles

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...