HUSSAIN SAQIB The general not only disgraced himself and his rank and position, he corrupted the entire political system. If he had refused to do what he did, he could have saved the nation from corrupt politicians Lt Gen Asad Durrani, a former spymaster, is in the news again, and again for entirely the wrong … More The Spy Chronicles: General Durrani owes an explanation to the nation too
Nawaz Sharif’s strategic dialogue will mainly address US fears associated with Pakistan’s tactical nukes HUSSAIN SAQIB While Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is packing his bags for his upcoming US visit and giving final touches to various briefs and talking points, it is increasingly being felt that all is not sugar and honey between the two … More Five reasons why the US fans instability in South Asia
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
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?
Hussain Saqib Iran is doing to Saudi Arabia in Yemen what the latter has been doing to Syria for a long time; fanning and funding armed resistance against incumbent regimes to bring the regime change. The lobbyists on both sides of the divide are trying to make us all believe it is sectarian strife in … More Five reasons why Pakistan will not land its troops in Yemen
Having failed to find any justification to condone cold-blooded killing of Governor Taseer by his own bodyguard Mumtaz Qadri, Islamabad High Court (IHC) upheld his death sentence under Section-302 of the Pakistan Penal Code. The court, however, played safe and made sure to strike out a terrorism conviction, making it unlikely the Punjab Police Constable deputed … More IHC verdict cleverly saves Taseer’s killer from immediate execution, paves way for his glorification
Hussain Saqib Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is politically and physically besieged in his official palace in Islamabad due to a massive sit-in of his political opponents, received support from forgotten allies. Pakistan’s right-wing extremist parties sympathizing with terrorists, some of which are banned by the government due to their terrorists activities, today took … More Terror sponsors rally to support beleaguered Nawaz Sharif
The hottest and media-favorite topic in Pakistan these days is prosecution of former president Pervez Musharraf announced by the government to escape from charges of mis-governance on the eve of Ashura on last Friday in which score of people lost their lives in sectarian clashes. Nearly every channel, in its prime time talk shows, discusses … More Musharraf in the court of media anchors….
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…..
HUSSAIN SAQIB The apex court has to tread with caution. It is the aggrieved party in the case and has been forced by circumstances to sit on judgment in its own cause. Pakistan’s former military ruler, General Pervez Musharraf will face, in person or through attorney, the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday. And this … More Judges in their own cause?