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Lt-Gen (r) Abdul Qayyum
Lt-Gen (r) Abdul Qayyum

  • May 22, 2023

    Pakistan: a victim of hybrid warfare

    The concept of hybrid warfare encompasses use of all means available to a state to subdue its adversary and achieve strategic goals without the...

  • February 15, 2023

    Ties with Russia

    Russia is the largest country on the globe, with about 11 per cent of the world land mass, nearly double the size of the United States. Russia’s...

  • July 04, 2022

    Erosion of democracy

    Moises Naim is a Venezuelan journalist. His book ‘The end of power’ placed him among the top 100 influential global thought leaders by the...

  • December 23, 2021

    Law reforms

    “No progress can be achieved without giving Pakistan a well functioning and fully optimal legal system", said our founding father, Quaid-e-Azam...

  • December 04, 2021

    Timely justice

    When the National Accountability Bureau started arresting almost all prominent members of only one major political party, the honourable courts,...

  • November 20, 2021

    Population explosion

    The world's population in the year 1800 was only one billion which in 2020 had swelled up to 7.8 billion people. It is expected that by 2100 the...

  • November 10, 2021

    Change of guards

    The Inter-service Intelligence Agency is the premier agency of Pakistan operationally responsible for gathering, processing and analysing strategic...

  • June 05, 2021

    Dealing with terror

    Terrorism is undoubtedly a global phenomenon and a common threat to entire humanity worldwide.The latest definition of terrorism given by the UN...

  • May 18, 2021

    Support for Palestine

    The Balfour Declaration signed at the end of the First World War on November 2, 1917 surprisingly allowed the establishment of a Jewish state in...

  • May 01, 2021

    Pitfalls of unilateralism

    Unilateralism is an approach in international relations in which some states act with total disregard to the interests of other states, even in...

  • April 15, 2021

    Wishful initiatives

    “The political dimensions of the dispute between India and Pakistan have long been centre-stage. This is not a conflict frozen in time. It is a...

  • March 30, 2021

    A national challenge

    Our hearts bleed when we observe our ever-declining standards of intellectual honesty, moral values and respect for parliamentary ethics in our...

  • February 07, 2021

    American transition

    After dropping nuclear bombs on two Japanese cities – Hiroshima and Nagasaki – at the fag end of the Second World War, the US emerged both...

  • January 20, 2021

    On accountability

    It is part of our faith that, while everyone will be rewarded for his/her good deeds, we will also be held accountable for our selective punitive...

  • December 28, 2020

    Window of opportunity

    The Commonwealth is an apolitical association of 54 member states which was founded under the Balfour Declaration in 1926 and formally constituted...

  • December 09, 2020

    Discovering history

    Nobel Laureate Henry Kissinger made a humble start as a sergeant in the 84th American Infantry Division’s counter-intelligence set up during World...

  • November 27, 2020

    On leadership

    History bears testimony to the fact that only those nations became prosperous in the past, and even transformed into great empires, which were...

  • November 12, 2020

    Purpose and conviction

    An American author Robert Byrne had once said, “The purpose of life is a life of purpose”. Similarly, another wise person had also once said,...

  • August 06, 2020

    Kashmir: an open wound

    After the slaughter of millions of human lives as a result of World War I, the League of Nations was created on January 10,1920 to ensure...

  • June 18, 2020

    A lack of vision

    It is a well known fact that the economic policy of any country has two essential facets. The first pertains to the monetary policy and the second...