His turns and U-turns are all meant to lead him to his dream destination; Sultanate of Turkey. He wants to have absolute powers of a monarch at any cost. HUSSAIN SAQIB Turkey, the jewel of Muslim world prior to the stage-managed coup of July, 2016, is being pushed into a bottomless pit of anarchy … More Turkey pays dearly for Erdogan’s Caliphate ambitions
It should be kept in mind that long before changing course of its diplomacy, Turkey was accused of harboring ISIS terrorists. The worst has started happening. As if twin bombing attacks in Turkey were not enough to dissuade Sultan-to-be Tayyip Erdogan from pursuing his romance with Russia, a gunman believed to be a security official, … More Andrei Karlov assassination: Will it strengthen Russo-Turkish resolve to fight the West in Syria?
The way Sartaj Aziz allowed himself to be treated shows as if our political establishment desperately wanted to embrace this national humiliation to strengthen India’s aggressive posture assumed by Narendra Modi. HUSSAIN SAQIB The Heart of Asia Conference held in Amritsar on December 4, 2016 was a disaster not only for Pakistan, but for the very … More Who is responsible for national humiliation at Heart of Asia Conference?
This is the latest in the series of huge embarrassments that Indian Navy and its sub-marine force have been facing. Will the present Indian Chief of Naval Staff be made to resign after eating humble pie in Pakistani waters? Pakistan Navy’s fleet units detected and chased away an Indian Navy submarine while it was trying … More Accident-prone Indian Navy eats another humble pie; this time in Pakistan’s territorial waters.
With safe arrival of Chinese cargo at the port, the players making various sinister moves to checkmate CPEC and Gwadar stand checkmated themselves A lot of proverbial water has flown under the bridges since completion of Deep Sea Port of Gwadar. Then it was unimaginable that the port would ever start its operations given … More Gwadar Port Operations: A Red Rag to checkmated players of the global chessboard?
Whether or not a businessman should be controlling the tax administration is an issue of political ethics but the situation of conflict of interest has led to murder of justice, merit and fairplay in promotion of senior tax officers HUSSAIN SAQIB Those in the business of political wheeling-dealing have a different kind of Midas Touch; while they … More FBR should be a no-go area for political carpetbaggers
Due to its indigenous character, the Wani-triggered movement not only attracted the attention of international community, it also shook the conscience of Indian intelligentsia and people at large. HUSSAIN SAQIB Burhan Muzaffar Wani, a social media warrior of liberation movement of Indian-held Jammu and Kashmir, was martyred in an encounter with occupation army of India … More How JuD can sabotage Kashmir’s indigenous struggle for freedom?