Gwadar Port Operations: A Red Rag to checkmated players of the global chessboard?

  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?

FBR should be a no-go area for political carpetbaggers

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

How JuD can sabotage Kashmir’s indigenous struggle for freedom?

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?

Four imminent spoilers of Erdogan’s Caliphate ambitions

There are four possible spoilers that Erdogan is busy dealing with right now; democracy itself, professional armed forces, independent judiciary and free-thinking intelligentsia HUSSAIN SAQIB The failed coup of last Friday has not only changed the way Turkey looked a week back, it has shaken the very foundations of the country and shattered the faith of … More Four imminent spoilers of Erdogan’s Caliphate ambitions

Why Erdogan is the sole beneficiary of a failed coup in Turkey?

The failed coup will strengthen the hands of president Erdogan to realize his dreams of becoming an all-powerful Sultan of Turkey HUSSAIN SAQIB After the fateful Friday night of the coup-makers, Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in charge of the affairs of his country again. When the ill-planned and poorly executed coup d’état was underway, … More Why Erdogan is the sole beneficiary of a failed coup in Turkey?

Corporate interests of the religious elite and Edhi’s philanthropy

Mullahs’ religious decrees against Edhi were not issued for religious reasons; these are motivated by corporate interests of madrassas threatened by philanthropy. Hussain Saqib Religious seminaries, called madrassas, were established in the Sub Continent to impart education in theology. The seminaries were few and far between and were managed by those men of letters whose academic credentials and moral and … More Corporate interests of the religious elite and Edhi’s philanthropy

Why Madinah blast is a bad omen for the House of Saud?

 Someone somewhere is planning to get rid of the baggage called the House of Saud. In all probability, the Holy Sites are not the target, the target is Custodian of these sites. HUSSAIN SAQIB It is not like “swallow your own bitter pill and burn yourself in the fires of terrorism you have been stoking everywhere.” … More Why Madinah blast is a bad omen for the House of Saud?