The historic relationship between the Pakistani establishment and the Haqqanis is detailed in Fountainhead of Jihad
Turning their cause into a global brand is something the Taliban are learning to master.
In 2009 America had not won the war on the battlefield nor could it see an end on the negotiating table
GOVERNMENTS are responsible for creating conducive environments and legal frameworks to promote gender equality and...
WITH the withdrawal of Nato-led troops and the transition of security to Afghan forces, the future of Afghan women ...
Baha Mousa’s death was re-investigated in Britain but this has not stopped the widespread practice of torture
DETAINING suspected terrorists became a significant part of US global counterterrorism operations after 9/11. But as...
Reviewed by Razeshta Sethna
Shaker Aamer, a British citizen with a wife and four children, has been imprisoned and interrogated at both the...
Political observers note that the integrity of the voting exercise is better presented for this election leading to increased voter confidence.
Ten million unregistered women voters, according to FAFEN, is a glaring instance of gender disparity.
BILAWAL Bhutto Zardari was 19 when he was named the chairperson of Pakistan’s largest political party. Bilawal’s...
The Blind Man’s Garden explores the aftermath of conflict through the lives of ordinary people who become victims of an ugly war that uproots their happiness.
GHULAM Dastagir, an FIA constable and father of six, was shot dead during a police operation in Karachi. He had gone to pray at a neighbourhood mosque. His family never saw him alive again.
THE news today may bring you to the edge of your seat, but apathy to the violence that endures may soon take over, given the general societal attitude.
Sandstorm is fast-paced, descriptive and held together by interviews with ordinary people, rebels, government officials, and young activists.
THE wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have compelled female soldiers to silently change the military culture on the battlefield.
THE case of a teenaged girl, allegedly gang-raped by police officials earlier this month in Mansehra, was not an isolated incident. There have been others where law-enforcing agencies were accused of having been involved
AT Kabul University, female students mingle with male colleagues near beige-shaded faculty blocks; the perfume of roses wafting through the air. They take pride in their education, not wanting to live under a
Mohammad Naseer at 29 is an Afghan veteran commander who began his career as a foot soldier with Ahmed Shah Masood’s Northern Alliance. At 18, he shook hands with Masood at an inspection line-up in the Panjshir Valley, north of Kabul