Hasan Rowhani, a moderate Iranian cleric has been elected to Iran’s next president. The West, and particularly the US, is optimist if not jubilant on his elevation. According to Foreign Policy, there is cautious optimism that popular support for moderation at the polls will translate into concessions at the negotiating table. Rowhani sent some vague … More Why optimism of the West on Rowhani’s electoral victory is misplaced?
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 This latest diatribe confirms the designs of Pakistan’s anti-Pakistan ambassador which were already put into action by him through Kerry Lugar Bill and infamous Memo against country’s military. It is yet to be seen if he is a lone ranger or has the backing of powerful elements of politics in Pakistan. The disgraced former … More Haqqani asks his American sponsors to teach Pakistan military a lesson….
Senator Chuck Hagel’s nomination as US Secretary of Defense has been confirmed by US Senate. It always seemed a distant possibility because of his opposition by the Senators under the influence of pro-Israel lobby. His views on Israel were well known and had angered Israel and its sympathizers in the Capitol Hill. His detractors also … More TTP is India’s proxy, confirms US Defense Secretary…
Pakistan’s most persecuted minority, the Hazaras of Quetta have exposed the ugly face of country’s so-called democratic dispensation. As against the perception created by media about Army’s negative role in Balochistan, Hazaras have demanded once again that in order to save them from extinction, Quetta should be taken over by the Army. This can be the … More Hazaras expose the ugly side of Pakistani democracy…..
The sole super power needs to fix scanners in deadly drones to separate the targets on the basis of their passport details; because under the provisions of the American Constitution, it is legally not permitted to kill an American terrorist through predator drone. There was a lot of hue and cry when an al Qaeda … More Pakistanis are children of a lesser God….
Criticizing Israel is no less than an act of blasphemy and criticism by someone from the US can dash all his hopes to be someone important in the administration. Sen. Chuck Hegel from Nebraska and a decorated Vietnam veteran, recently nominated to take the reins of US war machine as Secretary Defense is expected to … More Can Chuck Hagel survive the onslaught of pro-Israeli lobby?
The unceremonious exit of CIA chief, Gen Petraeus, is still shrouded in mystery. Though the media, particularly of the tabloid variety, had a field day and a fat stream of revenues at the cost of Petraeus-Broadwell duo but one thing is now becoming clear; the lady biographer was not the reason, or the only reason … More Paula Broadwell was not behind Petraeus downfall….
The conflict in Gaza has finally come to another inauspicious end following a ceasefire agreement. But it has established something as a cruel reality which was heretofore a perception; the sole superpower is, in fact, a puppet state of Israel. The self-proclaimed champion of human rights and torch bearer of core values of American founding … More The sole super power is a puppet state of Israel…
America’s drone war has already become controversial. Those in Obama administration have also started questioning the propriety of killing through drone attacks. Drone attacks in foreign lands, without express approval of the government of that country, has grave legal implications. It is feared that those involved in this war could be dubbed war criminals in … More Ambassador Munter reveals moral poverty of American establishment….