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Government failures led to Pakistan tourist snow storm deaths, report says

By Mubasher Bukhari and Asif Shahzad LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - The deaths of 23 tourists in their cars during a blizzard in Pakistan earlier this month were caused by government…

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: An Analysis

A National Security Policy (NSP) paper has recently been released by Pakistan purportedly after working seven years on it through a vast consultative process. There are two parts of the…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Lessons from Benazir’s Assassination

Benazir Bhutto was the first woman to be elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan. She came from a feudal dynasty from Sindh. Her father, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, was the founder…

By Vivek Verma

Afghan Taliban stop Pakistan army from fencing international border

By Jibran Ahmad KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan disrupted the erecting of a security fence by the Pakistani military along the border between the two countries, Afghan…

Pakistan I.M.F’d

Pakistanis were ecstatic when Prime Minister Imran Khan said ‘absolutely not’ to a question on whether his country will give bases to US to carry out operations in Afghanistan. Imran’s…

By Sushant Sareen

Pakistan and The Paradox of Power

One of the immutable, if also somewhat counter-intuitive, laws of Pakistani politics is best described as the Paradox of Power. According to this, the stronger a politician appears, the weaker…

By Sushant Sareen

India’s Arjun Mark-1A Vs Pakistan’s VT-4: Rival Chariots of Fire

No manoeuvre machine on land can cause the adversary as much anxiety and fear of being annihilated as can the Main Battle Tank- indeed there is no sound more terrifying…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

PM Imran Khan follows Army’s Diktat, Appoints Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum as DG ISI

In a series of tweets by @PakPMO (Prime Minister's Office of Pakistan), PM Imran Khan announced that Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum has been appointed as the DG ISI. The appointment…

Imran Khan-Pakistan Army Tensions: A Mexican Standoff

What was supposed to have been a routine transfer and posting in the top echelons of the Pakistan Army has now become a full-blown civil-military crisis. When the reshuffle in…

By Sushant Sareen

Imran Khan’s Winter of Discontent Approaching

The great paradox of Pakistan politics is that the stronger a leader appears, the weaker he becomes; conversely, the weaker a leader appears, the more stable his government becomes. The…

By Sushant Sareen

Farce elections in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

The recent elections in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) are over now. How were these elections conducted and how have the previous elections been conducted? I will be presenting a brief…

Pakistan Army continues to support Taliban, Al Qaeda along Afghanistan border

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): As the situation in Afghanistan deteriorates with an increase in offensives by the Taliban, Pakistan and its Army continue to provide a safe haven to…