U.S.’s ‘one last time’ approach

Can this new variety of threats and regional maneuvering by Washington work? A few days ago, U.S. defense secretary, Jim Mattis, in a statement said...

The new American reality

An empire beyond salvation US Secretary of State John Kerry couldn’t hide his frustration anymore as the US-sponsored peace process continued to falter. After 8...

The futility of cross-border firing

Ceasefire on LoC must be sacrosanct I do not know why Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif goes over the same exercise on Kashmir every two-three months....

Return of the ‘Padri’

Never underestimate the collective stupidity of our ruling classes Time to descend to earth. Time to pause from delving into heaven after death to hell...

White Lies

News is out that an all-powerful energy tycoon has had the rug slipped out from under his feet. The businessman, who was more than...

The Chinese Dream

October 1 is the 64th anniversary of the founding of the founding of Peoples Republic of China Since my assumption of office as Chinese Consul...

The new vision of Afghanistan-Pakistan relations

Vision with the power to change the region   In 2006 the US Geological Survey and the UK Geological Survey carried out extensive air born magnetic,...

Out of turn

Who is safer where? A question for the internationally recognised terrorist, ideologue and mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack, Hafiz Saeed, resident of Lahore, who...