Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today During Imran Khan’s four months long Dharna (sit-in and political demonstrations) in front of the parliament in Islamabad from August to December 2014, the allegations of election rigging and electoral reforms were only a red herring. A question would naturally arise in the minds of curious observers of Pakistan’s politics […]
Pakistan is deploying a brigade of combat troops to Saudi Arabia as the kingdom is struggling to keep its southern borders from retaliatory attacks conducted by Yemeni forces, security sources say.
Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today In Pakistan, there are three distinct categories of militants: the Afghan-centric Pashtun militants; the Kashmir-centric Punjabi militants; and the transnational terrorists, like al-Qaeda. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is mainly comprised of Pashtun militants, carries out bombings against Pakistan’s state apparatus. The ethnic factor is critical here. Although TTP likes to […]
Our own sources not only confirm Homeland Security’s claims but take it a step further, naming a pattern of contacts between the President of the United States and the intelligence agencies of Pakistan, Israel and Russia, a president seeking blackmail “dossiers” on key Americans for reasons we outline below.
Pakistan’s Armed Forces have broken the backbone of the foreign-backed terrorists by the successful military operation Zarb-e-Azb, which has also been extended to other provinces of the country.
By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today At least 13 people were killed and 85 injured on February 13, this year when a suicide bomber struck outside the Punjab Assembly on the Mall Road in […]
The recently approved Pakistan Electronic Crime Act by the Parliament and promulgation of cybercrime law specifying punishments to the wrongdoers operating in the world of media with absolute callousness has alarmed the dissidents
Pakistan has accused its longtime rival India of developing nuclear submarines, claiming the development had forced Pakistan to remain on alert. Pakistan’s Additional Foreign Secretary Tasnim Aslam made the rare claim while addressing a seminar in Islamabad on Tuesday, insisting New Delhi was building its “atomic stockpile day by day.”
Asif Haroon Raja The MQM under Altaf Hussain reigned supreme in urban Sindh from 1988 till March 2013. It expanded its political power by introducing the cultures of dead bodies filled in sacks, extortion, kidnapping for ransom, torture cells, target killings, no-go areas and strikes to paralyze the city. Despite its policy of fascism, […]
Recent blasts in Balochistan show that the US-led India and Israel have again started acts of sabotage in the province to weaken Pakistan and to sabotage the CPEC.
Asif Haroon Raja The ISI had developed its long arm capability during the tenures of Gen Akhtar Abdur Rehman, Lt Gen Hamid Gul (VT editor) and Lt Gen Javed Nasir as DG ISI. It was owing to this capability of hitting the chosen target outside the frontiers of Pakistan that the ISI earned the reputation […]
I am writing on behalf of the Afghan villagers like Sharbat Gula because the U. S. installed Afghan administration only works on behalf of the occupiers and war profiteers. The Afghan administration does not care about Sharbat Gula. Shame on you Pakistan for imprisoning the national Afghan war hero, Sharbat Gula , who is again […]
The US took Pakistan on board as a tactical partner after 9/11 to achieve its short term objectives but had listed it as one of its targets.
By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today Sometimes, situation becomes critical in relation to Syrian war and sometimes, between India and Pakistan. There is a co-relationship of the US-led West’s double standards and double game regarding human rights, terrorism and so on. But, this dual strategy, particularly regarding India and Pakistan in wake of the unresolved […]
Editors note: Malik and I attended Michigan State University together, some many decades ago and we are fast friends.
A mechanized infantry unit of the Russian Southern Military Command has arrived in Pakistan to take part in the first ever joint military drills dubbed Friendship-2016, the Southern Military Command’s press service told journalist on Friday.
Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.
Most analysts believe that the new craft will be a lighter version of the Type 039 and Type 041 Yuan-class conventional attack submarine used by the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). The Type 041 Yuan-class sub is “a diesel electric attack submarine (SSK.
In 1947, after Pakistan split from British Indian Empire and reborn into an independent nation, it just became an ideal state for both superpowers.
Asif Haroon Raja The US was the first country to dupe and trap Pakistan after 9/11 for the achievement of its go-strategic objectives in the region. Collin Powell pushed Gen Musharraf against the wall by asking him bluntly whether “you are with us or against us”. And when he unhesitatingly opted for the first option, […]
Taking note of the acts of terrorism in San Bernardino, Orlando, Paris, Brussels, Munich and Nice, Pakistani author Sajjad Shaukat said in a detailed statement that in his research-based book, “US vs Islamic, Invisible Balance of Power: Dangerous Shift in International Relations,” which was first published in 2005, he had already predicted terror attacks in the US and Europe.
Iranian Shi-ite influence in Pakistan is substantial and growing. This may well be a good thing for the Pakistani people because it acts as a counter to the US efforts to control Pakistan.
Asif Haroon Raja After making Pakistan an ally and a frontline state in September 2001 to help the US in occupying Afghanistan and in fighting global war on terrorism, it was first asked to sever relations with Taliban regime in Kabul. Later on, it was coerced to flush out Al-Qaeda elements and their supporters from […]
Even the NY Times can’t suppress the fact that the Quetta bombing is obviously a false flag by the usual suspects.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistani Parliament Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq called on Tehran and Islamabad to increase their cooperation in fighting terrorism. “We need to fight issues of terrorism and other issues together as we will not be successful individually, but collectively we can become a big force that can play a major role in fighting the […]
Round Table Conference of intellectuals and political religious leaders held in federal capital of Pakistan to supporting an International Quds Day event which will be on last Friday of Ramadan Al Karim (July 1).
Syed Sajid Ali Naqvi, the Leader of Tehrik e Islami Pakistan at a conference entitled “Quds, Axis of Islamic Awakening” organized by Imamia Students (ISO) in Lahore Pakistan, said: Tehrik Islami Pakistan condemns the Quds invasion by the Zionist regime.
Pakistan has lurched from one crisis to another in its 70 years history. Notwithstanding the deleterious role of our leaders, India has been principally behind Pakistan’s woes.
Hans J. Morgenthau opines, “The true nature of the policy is concealed by ideological justifications and rationalization.
Paying full attention to the Syrian crisis, Western media and their viewers have, perhaps, forgotten the South Asia where the conflicting interests of the US-led countries and entities like the secret agencies are deteriorating Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations which are equally essential for the regional and global interests of their countries like Syria.