PAKISTAN

The Pakistan Army and Iran: a new dawn or a messenger for the Saudis?

  0 comments   |     by Kemal Alam on 30, November 2017

The Pakistan Army has been drawing closer to Iran under its new chief General Qamar Bajwa. Is Pakistan moving out from under Saudi Arabia's orbit? Last week something quite remarkable happened with regards to Pakistan’s defence diplomacy –Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa

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FORGING A POSITIVE ALLIANCE

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal on 30, November 2017

FORGING A POSITIVE ALLIANCE IKRAM SEHGAL               It was a unique privilege (for  many different reasons) to be  invited alongwith a handful of senior media colleagues to attend the inaugural meeting of the Islamic Military Cou

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Pakistan’s Law and Justice Minister Zahid Hamid resigns amid mass protests

  0 comments   |     by Adam Garrie on 27, November 2017

Pakistan’s Law and Justice Minister Zahid Hamid resigns amid mass protests Parties leading the protests have called for their supporters to vacate the streets as Pakistan awaits a return to calm. by

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Pakistan: Russia's New Best Friend? by Arif Rafiq

  0 comments   |     by Arif Rafiq on 27, November 2017

As the U.S.-India embrace tightens, former Cold War foes Pakistan and Russia are bolstering ties with one another. Pakistan was an early Cold War partner of the United States, ultimately helping to evict the Soviets from Afghanistan in 1989. While India proclaimed a policy of non-alignment, it was firmly allied with the Soviet Union, which served as its chief defense supplier for decades. Those

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Can India match Pakistan’s strategic depth in Afghanistan? by Irtiza Nasim Ali

  0 comments   |     by Irtiza Nasim Ali on 09, November 2017

It was in summer of 1987 that I first visited Afghan capital Kabul. Journalists from 26 countries assembled in Moscow and then were flown to Kabul to attend a conference on a reconciliation program and see on ground its outreach. In the name of reconciliation the Soviets were doling out packages of ‘gifts’ to the tribal chiefs to allure them into supporting the Soviet-backed Najib g

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Is US losing its leverage over Pakistan? by News Desk

  0 comments   |     by News Desk on 01, November 2017

News Analysis Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Pakistan is not dependent upon the US for its defense and other requirements. The Prime Minister, in an interview with Arab News, said that his country has to carry on the fight regardless of the changing sources and nature of support. “If one source dr

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Why is India doing propaganda against CPEC? by newsdesk

  0 comments   |     by News Desk on 28, October 2017

News Analysis: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said India is doing propaganda over the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as part of its negative tactics to divert world attention from the Kashmir issue. Abbasi said in a television interview on Sunday, a day after Pakistan responded to

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Pakistani diplomat highlights India's disgraceful policies against women at UNHRC

  0 comments   |     by Murtaza Ali Shah on 26, October 2017

Pakistani diplomats Murk Aijaz and Qazi Saleem at the UNHRC session. Photo: Reporter.  GENEVA: A Pakistani diplomat highlighted India's disgraceful policies in the United Rights Commission (UNHRC). “India has surely become the rape capital of the world where no woman is safe due to their own disgraceful policies against women,” diplomat Murk Aijaz said.Around 327,000 crimes

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Why has India given Rupees 7 billion to ‘Balochistan Liberation Army’?

  0 comments   |     by admin on 19, October 2017

India has spent Rs 7 billion to run an anti-Pakistan campaign in Geneva, Switzerland and that the campaign has originated from Canada. Talking with reference to the anti-Pakistan posters in the Swiss city, Haroon said the Baluch Liberation Army (BLA) last year started getting anti-Pakistan articles published in Canadian newspapers. India got anti-Pakistan advertisements published in Gen

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Russia and Pakistan - In your opinion, what opportunities and overlapping benefits...

  0 comments   |     by admin on 13, October 2017

There are several forms of economic cooperation that can be discussed – energy, investment, financial, and commercial. The first one was described in answering the third question, and it’s that Russia’s construction of the North-South gas pipeline opens up future opportunities for the country’s state-owned energy companies in Pakistan, potentially going as far as making

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