پارٹی لائن

حسین ثاقب ہمارے ملک کی جمہوری سیاست بھی عجیب کھیل ہے، بالکل کوکلا چھپاکی کی طرح۔ اس میں بھی ہر کھیلنے والا صرف اسی کا حکم مانتا ہے جس کے ہاتھ میں کپڑے کا کوڑا ہو۔ اس کوڑے کے خوف سے سب کھیلنے والے سر جھکا کر دائرے میں بیٹھ جاتے ہیں اور اپنی کسی … More پارٹی لائن

محبت اور عشق

حسین ثاقب یہ ان دنوں کی بات ہے جب میں ٹیلی مواصلات کے شعبے میں کام کرتا تھا۔ یہاں کام کرنے والوں کی زندگی مالی طور پر دوسروں کے مقابلے میں آسودہ تر تھی۔ چونکہ ایک فوجی ڈکٹیٹر کی پالیسیوں کے طفیل دمشق سے قحط سالی رخصت ہو چکی تھی اس لئے احباب مکمل سکون … More محبت اور عشق

Constitutional Referendum paves way for one-man rule in Turkey

Ottoman Empire is all set to return to Turkey as Erdogan Empire HUSSAIN SAQIB The Constitutional referendum in Turkey today has paved way for Erdogan’s one-man rule. This has not come out of blue, it was long awaited. Awaited with bated breath as Erdogan had left no stone unturned to grab all powers which were … More Constitutional Referendum paves way for one-man rule in Turkey

Andrei Karlov assassination: Will it strengthen Russo-Turkish resolve to fight the West in Syria?

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?

Who is responsible for national humiliation at Heart of Asia Conference?

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?