The realignment of forces has produced strange bedfellows, underscoring the region’s complexity.
Prisoners on death row are never heard making public statements and that too via video camera. It was extremely...
The revival of the Afghan Taliban as a powerful insurgent force should not come as a surprise.
The erasure of a major archaeological site by the IS should serve as a wakeup call.
Trading votes for money is not unusual in Senate polls. But this time the allegations are stronger.
What is missing in Obama’s anti-militancy approach is the lack of recognition of the real issues.
Blood comes cheap in Pakistan’s largest city, and any resistance to intruders could cost people their lives.
Predictably, the MQM leaders have dismissed the JIT report as a conspiracy of the establishment.
The extremists have gained ground because of the moral bankruptcy of our political leadership.
Transparency and accountability are in short supply in our political culture.
The military is asserting itself while the government seems to have abdicated responsibility.
Militancy and extremism cannot be dealt with without eradicating their ideological sources.
The militants who massacred schoolchildren and beheaded soldiers surely committed war crimes.
Footprints of Haqqanis are visible all over Miramshah. Most have fled but the troops have orders not to spare anyone.
Radical madressah networks in Punjab lie at the heart of Pakistan’s terrorism problem.
There is no shortage of anti-terrorism laws in the country; the real issue is of their enforcement.
The PTI’s arrogance has become increasingly evident with the swelling of the crowds at its rallies.
The apparent collaboration between Afghanistan and Pakistan signifies the mending of ties.
What is most dangerous in this situation is the return of the government to its former ways of hubris.
It is one thing to draw large crowds at rallies and quite another to sustain the momentum.