Why was “the Monkey” a prized catch for Pakistan?

Any ICJ verdict short of acquittal will strengthen Pakistan’s stance on India-funded and India-sponsored acts of terrorism in Pakistan HUSSAIN SAQIB When Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian Navy officer seconded to RAW, was apprehended for espionage, sabotage and terrorism in Pakistan, nobody believed he was the most important Indian spy ever arrested in Pakistan and … More Why was “the Monkey” a prized catch for Pakistan?

India’s misplaced jubilation over designation of Masood Azhar as global terrorist

The reaction of Indian intelligentsia clearly suggests that India lost its latest diplomatic battle to isolate Pakistan and designate Pakistani State as sponsor of terrorism. Modi may exploit the illiterate masses for his electioneering, but Pakistan has emerged victor, with Chinese help, totally un-bruised and unscathed. HUSSAIN SAQIB India lost its diplomatic battle at the … More India’s misplaced jubilation over designation of Masood Azhar as global terrorist

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Will it change anything for the Indians?

Modi’s reelection as the prime minister can throw India and the region into political turmoil and instability. India is facing insurgencies and separatist movements in many of its states and Modi’s reelection and continuation of his extremist policies and hegemonic designs can give some boost to these insurgencies and separatist movements. Under a second tenure, … More Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Will it change anything for the Indians?

India’s euphoria over 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 euphoria over Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to New Delhi

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

Uncle Sam should worry about Russia and Europe and not Pakistan’s tactical nukes

HUSSAIN SAQIB It is in the news again; and if the source of all news is an editorial of The New York Times, it is almost official. The US is going to broach the issue of Pakistan’s ever-expanding nuclear arsenal, particularly its tactical nuclear weapons, with Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) during his upcoming … More Uncle Sam should worry about Russia and Europe and not Pakistan’s tactical nukes