US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate the Kashmir conflict between Pakistan and India marked a turning point. For starters, no American...
Who could have thought that India would see the day when religious violence in that country would overshadow visits by top leaders from America and...
India’s credentials as a responsible member of the international community faced a serious challenge in 2019, and continue to do so into 2020. ...
No accountability drive is credible without nabbing the powerful. So, it does seem impressive that Pakistan’s top anti-graft body arrested the...
Qureshi’s arrival in Geneva marks acceleration of efforts by Pakistan and the pro-Kashmir activists to push for a multilateral intervention in...
Pakistan and the US won the Afghan conflict and the cold war in 1989 and 1991, respectively. But 27 years later, Islamabad and Washington are on the...
At the peak of the popular anti-India movement in Kashmir, a leak was orchestrated from within the Prime Minister House in Islamabad that...
Who saw the interview that Pakistan’s defense minister, Khawaja Asif, gave to my colleague Hamid Mir
Should Pakistan be confused on talks with the TTP? It should not. But it is obvious that the media a
During the last days of the Bush administration, many of civilian and military aides to Bush conclud
The Middle East media is abuzz with debates and discussions on the region’s next big war, and everyo
Pakistanis have shown remarkable ability to introspect and critique our own internal failures that l
Pakistanis face a dangerous internal division at a time when the homeland is under attack from multi
If the United States was interested in punishing the TTP terror group after the murder of seven CIA
American peace activist Rachel Corrie travelled from her hometown to Rafah to defy an Israel Army bu
India’s lame-duck Prime Minister Manmohan Singh travelled to the United Nations with an agenda again
A politician uploads what is now suspected to be a manipulated or fake video showing Indian Muslims
The suicide and gunfire attack on the Indian consulate in Jalalabad near the Pakistan border over th
The presidential election was another lost opportunity for Pakistani democracy. The way both the rul
Egypt is a lesson for Pakistan in how the combination of unbridled, destructive politics and foreign
President Karzai is a troubled man these days. With the planned American and allied military withdra
The attacks in Quetta and reports of massive American online spying on the Pakistani government’s co
President Zardari made history - however small - on Monday by becoming the first Pakistani president
There was a visible excitement in India when Nawaz Sharif emerged as the next prime ministerial cand
Talks with the TTP terror group and the appointment of a new envoy to Washington are two issues topp
The residents of Pakistan’s largest city deserve a standing ovation from the rest of the nation. Des
Imran Khan and Nawaz Sharif probably have been too consumed by their personal rivalry to notice a ma
The assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in December 2007 was a seminal moment in P
Since the 1980s, British democracy produced nine prime ministers, two of them – Margaret Thatcher an
The concept of pre-selection of candidates running for public office in Pakistan is a welcome develo
Pakistan has just sworn in its first non-criminal, non-corrupt, and non-elected prime minister in fi
We, in Pakistan, are about to create a weak and unstable foundation for democracy. The democratic sy
Pakistanis are deeply disturbed and confused after three major sectarian terror attacks in Quetta, L
The recent developments in Kashmir and India offer Pakistan a fresh opportunity to redesign policy.
Pakistan can be turned into a stable and prosperous nation with a functioning democratic system in a
The National Reconciliation Ordinance and this corrupt and inept government were the gifts of
Looking beyond the coming elections, Pakistan’s future looks bleak. There is little question that el
The terrible gang rape of a college student on a public bus in the Indian capital might end up havin
Thanks to Pakistani, American and British activists, the CIA’s illegal drone warfare in Pakistan rec
Pakistan’s unstable democracy completes five years. The occasion merits a review of what kind of dem
Gen Kayani’s statement protesting the assault on the morale and reputation of Pakistan’s armed force
One of the oldest democratic experiments in the Gulf is about to undergo change. As Tunisia and Egyp
Malala Yousafzai is one more Pakistani whose story symbolises this nation’s resilience, talent and s
When was the last time a Pakistani political party helped set the world news agenda for a day? Pakis
It is not enough to dismiss Sept 21 as an expression of hate. The event underlined a dangerous level
Banning YouTube, which no other Muslim country has done except Afghanistan and Bangladesh, appears m
The dinners that brought the ISI and CIA officers together in Washington were impressive. But no amo
It is a concern how the federal Interior Ministry, the pinnacle of Pakistani domestic security, is w
President Obama’s unwarranted remarks on the international dispute of Kashmir are timed to blackmail