Sunday, June 4, 2017

Opinion

Opinion: A Holistic Approach to Counter-terrorism

By Dr Shireen Mazari The recent spate of terrorist attacks across the country has brought into question the National Action Plan (NAP) and the need...

Trump: more of the same and worse

By Dr. Shireen Mazari Our civil and military leaderships’ dream of an intimacy with the US has been as steadfast over decades as the US...

Opinion: As the Year Ends

As the Year Ends Being my last column of 2016, the temptation is there to pontificate on the state of the world in general and...

Opinion: Not Mere Pinpricks

BY Dr.Shireen Mazari India’s Modi and his BJP government continue their aggressive designs against Pakistan. Beginning with sporadic attacks along the Line of Control (LoC)...

General Raheel Sharif: Exit or Extension?

By Amina Afzal General Raheel Sharif’s impending retirement has become a trending topic not only in Pakistan but also in India. The media on both...

Overwhelmed by Corruption

Overwhelmed by Corruption By Dr Shireen Mazari Corruption revealed weakens those who stand exposed, which is why the Panama Papers have seen leaders either defend themselves...

India and the non-proliferation paradox

By Amina Afzal The 2005 US-India Civil Nuclear Deal that ultimately led to an NSG waiver for India severely damaged global non-proliferation norms. The deal...

Beyond rhetoric to conflict resolution

By Dr. Shireen M Mazari The Kashmir dispute as it has come to the fore once again has also shown the limitations of the traditional...

By design or mere stupidity?

After watching the MQM’s drama of the abusive absurd, the troubling question was: have we become a joke as a nation and state? From...

70 Years on: Kashmir and Indo-Pak relations in the second nuclear...

By Amina Afzal Seven decades after independence, India-Pakistan relations are defined as much by the advent of the second nuclear age as they are by...