Hameed Gul and his fight against American, Soviet and Indian imperialism

A section of the Social Media is jubilant on his death and the reasons for this misplaced joy are not difficult to ascertain; he was a living threat to American and Indian establishment who are known to control the media, Social Media including. HUSSAIN SAQIB Lt Gen Hameed Gul has passed away leaving behind a … More Hameed Gul and his fight against American, Soviet and Indian imperialism

Pakistan’s SCO membership will create ripples, if not chaos, in the existing order

  HUSSAIN SAQIB Pakistan has finally been accepted as a full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). And this has happened thanks to active support of China and Russia, its time-tested friend and a bitter-foe-turned-friend, respectively. Pakistan, with this new status, has effectively divorced itself from the bondage of its US friendship in order to … More Pakistan’s SCO membership will create ripples, if not chaos, in the existing order

Pakistan may alter the contours of a unipolar world order

Hussain Saqib When President Putin postponed his visit to Pakistan in 2012, the most jubilant countries were India and the US but it was subsequently revealed that this postponement did not mean anything to lift the spirits of Cold War adversaries now turned into allies. The on-going visit to Russia by Gen Raheel Sharif, Pakistan’s … More Pakistan may alter the contours of a unipolar world order

It is not the armed forces alone; it is Pakistan at War

Hussain Saqib The sum-total of reaction shown by politicos is simple; it is army’s war; let them fight it and please leave us and our families alone to enjoy the fruits of power. If Peshawar Tragedy of December 16, 2014 does not unite Pakistan against terrorism, extremism, political opportunism and anti-Pakistan media manipulation, nothing ever … More It is not the armed forces alone; it is Pakistan at War

Pakistan and India fight it out in power corridors of Washington DC

Hussain Saqib Pakistan and India spare no opportunity to fight, and fight to the end. They fight their proxy wars everywhere possible; from their respective soils to Afghanistan to Nepal and even in the power corridors of Washington DC. The Americans have historically been influencing Pakistan to go soft on India even when the latter was in … More Pakistan and India fight it out in power corridors of Washington DC

China, India and the US can not be pleased at the same time…..

Pakistan is going to have a new government in Islamabad and a third-term prime minister installed in less than two weeks. It is almost the same time that the new Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang will visit Pakistan on May 22 and 23, 2013 as a part of efforts to further strengthen bilateral ties between … More China, India and the US can not be pleased at the same time…..

China’s Ladakh incursion is the Kargil of 21st century

Hussain Saqib The elements of Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), the official name for armed forces of China have crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and have encamped in what India calls Indian Territory. A Chinese border guards’ platoon (40 soldiers) has pitched tents ten kilometers inside Indian territory overlooking Daulet Beg Oldie (DBO) in … More China’s Ladakh incursion is the Kargil of 21st century

Followers of Gandhi demand a smaller army for the country they always hated….

In his latest outburst, the ANP leader Haji Adeel has uttered yet another pearl of wisdom saying that Pakistan does not need a large army. He belongs to a party which was founded by Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, known as Baacha Khan, on the principles advocated by Hindu leader MK Gandhi. The political face of … More Followers of Gandhi demand a smaller army for the country they always hated….

Operation Lal Dora: When India tried to become the US of Asia

Hegemony is a cornerstone of India’s foreign policy which springs from its strategic thought; it wants to subjugate its neighbors by fostering good ties with neighbors’ neighbors thus encircling the countries around. It loves projection of force and always tries to play the role of regional policeman. It has locked Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka … More Operation Lal Dora: When India tried to become the US of Asia