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Parachinar is burning

By Dr Ghayur Ayub Sarwan Ali-an honest man, is a retired Lance Naik from the village Malana in the outskirt of Parachinar and has been living with his wife in a single room. Not any more. Now, he is fighting for his life in Agency …

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US, ISI-PPP Saga?

BY GUL AYAZ The United States (US) scathing criticism on Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) over alleged links with Taliban and the knee jerk reaction of the only 127 day old PPP government has opened a new Pandora-box for Pakistan, which is already passing through a very …

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Commando calls it a day

By Shafek E Koreshe After remaining in power for almost a decade over one of the most turbulent countries in the world, Pervez Musharraf Monday stepped down, but dismissing all allegations levelled against him by the ruling coalition. Like the central character in a Shakespearian …

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The rise and rise of Talibanisation

By Tasneem Noorani The last four months of governance in the country, aggravated by external factors like oil price hike, unfortunately make the last eight years look like a golden era by comparison. Explanations of how the country has been messed up by the faulty …

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The rise and rise of Talibanisation-

By Tasneem Noorani The last four months of governance in the country, aggravated by external factors like oil price hike, unfortunately make the last eight years look like a golden era by comparison. Explanations of how the country has been messed up by the faulty …

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ISI : in the Line of Fire

BY TALIMAND KHAN The most  honored and professional Intelligence Agency ISI’s role in war against  terror is currently under fire by major  capitals of the west and specifically by New Dehli and Kabul. This blame game is dancing in various international press, is a grave …

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Under the Cover of ISI?

Under the Cover of ISI? BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI The Indo-Israeli nexus in collusion with Afghanistan has once again become active to harm Pakistan through overt or overt actions.Their  plot reached apex when on July 26 last month , a notification was issued by some officials …

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What is in stock for Pakistan?

BY TALIMAND KHAN Once again Pakistan is passing through a critical phase of its history. Today  we have more enemies than friends, thanks to our ‘security state’ concept and penchant to be a front line state in the wars of others. We remained partner in …

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War on terror vs. war in terror

War on terror vs. war in terror ANALYSIS BY SARDAR KHAN ISLAMABAD, Jul31:The war on terror after 9\11 is converted to war in terror in the troubled region across the Durand Line. The current talibanisation in Pakistani areas,anti-state activities of Balochistan Liberation Movement(BLA) in Balochistan, …

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New government be given time, space to address security issues in FATA

Leading foreign experts on South Asia appreciated Pakistan’s efforts in the war against terrorism and said the newly elected government should be given time and space to address the security and economic development issues in the tribal region. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, his British …

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