The Spy Chronicles: General Durrani owes an explanation to the nation too

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

Five reasons why the US fans instability in South Asia

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

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

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?

Five reasons why Pakistan will not land its troops in Yemen

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

IHC verdict cleverly saves Taseer’s killer from immediate execution, paves way for his glorification

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

Terror sponsors rally to support beleaguered Nawaz Sharif

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 out a … More Terror sponsors rally to support beleaguered Nawaz Sharif