India’s misplaced euphoria on Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to New Delhi

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is arriving in India only a day after announcing $20 billion initial investment during his visit to Pakistan, a country India is seeking to isolate internationally. HUSSAIN SAQIB While Pakistanis are jubilant over the outcome of a 2-days Pakistan visit of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, Indians have their … More India’s misplaced euphoria on Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to New Delhi

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?

Exercise Shatrujeet, Kulbhushan Yadav and Panama Papers

The exercise is being conducted in Thar desert, the same which on Pakistani side of the border is a living paradise of good governance. HUSSAIN SAQIB The timing of this massive exercise is starkly intriguing. Let’s look at the horizon from New Delhi; Pakistan’s political forces are in total disarray, governance structure is collapsing, those … More Exercise Shatrujeet, Kulbhushan Yadav and Panama Papers

Modi’s visit to Saudi Arabia will remain a non-starter

India’s misplaced hopes to drive some wedge between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are out of touch with ground realities HUSSAIN SAQIB India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Saudi Arabia from April 2, 2016 on special invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz ibn-Saud. This visit may be very important milestone for India’s diplomacy in … More Modi’s visit to Saudi Arabia will remain a non-starter

Malicious narrative of 1971 war must now be brought to reckoning  

  Hussain Saqib Left-leaning media men, intellectuals and politicians were made to believe that India-funded insurgency against the “imperialism” of Punjab was a genuine home-grown revolutionary movement. This enticed the poets like Faiz to sing praises of “freedom-fighters”. Unaware of the tactics of War of Perceptions used by India, he and others unwittingly walked into … More Malicious narrative of 1971 war must now be brought to reckoning  

What is the quid pro quo for Pakistan’s meek posture at Ufa?

If we calculate carefully, Syed Geelani’s snub is a huge price for the meekness that Pakistani leaders demonstrated at Ufa. HUSSAIN SAQIB Syed Ali Geelani, the most respected leader of Kashmir Freedom Movement has snubbed the government of Nawaz Sharif and refused to attend Eid Milan at Pakistan High Commission at New Delhi. This snub … More What is the quid pro quo for Pakistan’s meek posture at Ufa?