PAKISTAN

The Narrative of a New Pakistan

  2 comments   |     by Saad Rasool

Over the past week, even as Pakistani media was consumed by the abhorrent (and self-destructive) tirades of Nawaz Sharif and his cohorts, an important transformation took place in Pakistan’s ‘international narrative’, especially concerning India. Specifically, in an exclusive interview to Indian media, Dr Moeed Yusuf, Advisor to the Prime Minister

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Tripartite dialogue over Kashmir: Only way out

  2 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on National Security and Strategic Policy, disclosed in an interview with Karan Thapar that India displayed a desire to hold a conversation with Pakistan. He added that we support any conversation that moves us forward. However, he also emphasised that there are three parties to the dispute: Pakistan

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UN rights chief slams India over arrests, restrictions on NGOs

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GENEVA: UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet voiced her dismay on Tuesday at the arrest of activists in India and restrictions to the work of non-governmental organisations. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights appealed to New Delhi to safeguard the rights of human rights defenders and NGOs. Bachelet regretted what she called the application of v

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What’s the Difference between Nagorno-Karabakh & Kashmir?

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko

Pakistan’s position of supporting Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity has come under criticism by some in India who claim that it’s hypocritical for Islamabad to endorse the Kashmiris’ right to self-determination while denying the same to the majority Armenian inhabitants of Occupied Nagorno-Karabakh, but these two conflicts are actually very

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Why Junagadh is Part of Pakistan’s new political map

  4 comments   |     by Dr Iqtidar Cheema

The federal cabinet of Pakistan has approved and released the new political map of Pakistan on August 4 which includes territories of Jammu and Kashmir and a part of Ladakh. The map also claims Junagadh, Manavadar and Sir Creek in Indian Gujarat as part of Pakistan. While many Pakistanis know about Indian occupie

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Modi’s India has lost Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Nayeema Ahmad Mahjoor

While ending the special status of Jammu and Kashmir last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had assured people that the time had now come when gold would grow instead of grass, milk canals would flow in exchange for water in the rivers and springs and the skies would sight flight of Kashmiris not the birds. Article 370 of the Constitution of India, tha

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Indian diplomat lands in Dhaka to salvage ties

  0 comments   |     by Md. Kamruzzaman

DHAKA, Bangladesh Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday reached Bangladesh on a two-day visit. The visit is being seen as a last-ditch effort by New Delhi to consolidate its regional position amid growing influence of China. India and Bangladesh have traditionally been strong allies, with a c

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No peace until Kashmiris' rights are fulfilled

  0 comments   |     by Islamuddin Sajid

India's actions in Kashmir nothing less than a holocaust, says speaker in webinar on conflict in disputed region Peace that is not based on the principle that governments derive all their just power from the governed can never – and should never – last, speakers said at a webinar on the Kashmir issue on Friday.

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The Neverending Holocausts of the Neoliberal Order

  0 comments   |     by Kim Petersen

Biochemist, writer, humanitarian activist, and artist, Gideon Polya has had a selection of his essays gathered into a compendium titled US-Imposed Post-9/11 Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide (Korsgaard Publishing, 2020). The compendium is important because it brings to

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Pakistan and Afghan Peace

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A major milestone was reached on February 29, 2020, when the Taliban and the US completed an agreement that was the first step towards a larger intra-Afghan peace deal. Some of the crucial requirements of this deal included a US pledge to slowly remove all troops (US or foreign) from Afghanistan, a Taliban commitment to stop terr

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