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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…

‘Insufficient Actions Against Terrorists’-FATF Verdict Continues to Bleed Pakistan

There were no surprises coming out of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary which concluded in Paris on October 21. Pakistan had hoped that it would be taken out…

By Sushant Sareen

Finance watchdog FATF ‘grey lists’ Turkey in threat to investment, retains Pakistan in grey list with stern warning

ISTANBUL (Reuters) -An international watchdog downgraded Turkey to a so-called grey list on Thursday for failing to head off money laundering and terrorist financing, a decision that could further erode…

Biden picks career diplomat for top posting in Pakistan

By Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden plans to nominate Donald Blome, currently ambassador to Tunisia, as his top diplomat in Pakistan as Washington works to manage…

Pakistan – America’s Blind Spot

September 2001, a tall man with a privileged background and radical ideas sent aircrafts smashing into American buildings and pride, killing nearly 3000 Americans in the process. The US immediately…

By Major Manik M Jolly (Retd)

Migrant workers in Kashmir to be moved to army camps after killings

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Vulnerable migrant workers in Kashmir will be moved to army and police camps for protection after several were killed by militants, the DGP of Jammu &…

The Battle Within Islamists – Militant Vs Institutional

Islamists in the Muslim world have remained in conflict, as there is no consensus within the Muslim world on the ideal political system. So political Islam remained in trouble for…

By Qamar Cheema

Pakistan Airlines suspends Afghan operations, citing Taliban interference

By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) suspended flights to Kabul on Thursday after what it called heavy-handed interference by Taliban authorities. The suspension took place…

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

The Curious Case of Pakistan, China, TTP and BRI

On 1st October Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan broke all hell loose when on the Turkish government-run TV channel, TRT World, he disclosed that the Pakistani government is in secret…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

US-Pakistan Relations: What Sanctions?

When the first reports came of 22 Republican senators in the US Senate moving a bill to sanction the Taliban and other persons/entities assisting them, alarm bells started ringing in…

By Sushant Sareen

Pakistan opposition urges PM to remove ministers named in Pandora Papers

By Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) -Pakistan's opposition on Monday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to order cabinet ministers and aides named in leaked financial documents known as the Pandora…