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Toxic Times in Pakistan: Part II

On the ground in Pakistan, VT"s Asif Haroon Raja exposes and explores the current political situation in the enigmatic country in this Part II of II

An Examination into Pakistan’s Unpredictable History

VT's man on the ground in Pakistan, Brig General Asif Haroon Raja, reports on where Pakistan has been and where it's going.

Why the US Blames Pakistan for Defeat in Afghanistan?

by Sajjad Shaukat, PAK VT Renowned thinkers Hobbes, Machiavelli, and Morgenthau opine that sometimes, rulers act upon immoral activities like deceit, fraud, and falsehood to...

Pakistan: Quest for independence

Ways and means will have to be found to stop the poison being injected into our minds by the West and India, which has colored our perceptions and affected our rational thinking.

Ukraine: The Case of Nuclear War

Sajjad Shaukat writes on international affairs and is author of the book: US vs Islamic Militants, Invisible Balance of Power: Dangerous Shift in International Relations

US Regime Change in Pakistan

Regimes have been changed by the US either through invasions, or fomenting insurgency or a political movement, or with the help of the military or the politicians in opposition.

Why Weak Democracy in Pakistan?

Differences among Pakistan's political groups accelerated on April 9, after the ouster of former PM Imran Khan.

Massive crowd attends rally in Karachi to protest Imran Khan’s ouster

It took Iran 26 years to reverse the 1953 coup that installed the Shah. Pakistan is moving faster.

Austrian Chancellor to meet Putin. Massive Khan rally. Elensky sugar sandbags....

Support in Pakistan for Imran Khan, and growing support in France for Marine Le Pen. Public relations in Kiev mirror ISIS propaganda. Alex Christoforou reports from Greece

Gordon Duff (2010): Pakistan’s Imran Khan, Looking for ‘America’ in the...

Being in Pakistan was much like looking in a mirror, perhaps a mirror into America’s future.

Stop the Steal: 50 Million Hit the Streets to Stop the...

A signature day for democracies everywhere, as Pakistan shows us how to flow.

Ousted Pakistani PM reveals struggle against ‘foreign conspiracy’

According to Imran Khan, Washington wanted him gone for his willingness to carry out an independent foreign policy and due to his visit to Moscow in late February.

America Takes Its War on Russia to Pakistan

Fondsk.Ru: A political crisis erupted in Pakistan after an attempt by the military elite to stage a coup d'état. The immediate reason for the conspiracy, led by the Chief of Staff of the Pakistani Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was the visit of the country's PM Imran Khan to Moscow on February 24.

Who organized the hunt for Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of...

In order to survive in this fight, Khan needs to make the most of his political resources and not stray from his chosen foreign policy course: to maintain cooperation with China and Russia.

Is US Planning to Assassinate Pakistan’s Imran Khan?

A leader of Pakistan’s ruling Justice Movement, Faisal Wawda, reported on an ARY News’ “Off the Record” program that a plot was being hatched to kill Imran Khan over his refusal to “sell the country.”

VT’s Imran Khan Outsmarts US ‘regime change’ Plotters

The US has intervened in no less than 80 elections abroad since WWII, and that doesn’t even count the forceful coups it has brought about.

Imran Khan Blocks US Coup Against Pakistan, MP’s Chant ‘Death to...

Pakistan’s prime minister and longtime VT contributor has just survived a coup attempt by the US State Department that has funneled millions into corrupt military officers and Pakistan opposition party members.

Alex Christoforou: April 3, Briefing 2 – China, Imran Khan, the...

China tweets about US diplomacy and Imran Khan dissolves Pakistan's parliament and calls for an early election. Alex Christoforou speaks from Greece

Pakistan: Action Replay Latin America

What can Pakistan learn from the example of money politics in other states?

Pakistan: Why Imran Khan Will Survive and Soar

Though Imran Khan is grappling the present, he is looking to the future horizon. He has the tenacity and will to fight and tackle multiple fronts simultaneously.

The Nasty Truth about America’s War on Pakistan’s Free Government

The American media, under the leadership of its most corrupt institution, the New York Times, has tried to push blame to Imran Khan, not for public consumption, but for Congress, the Pentagon and the CIA.

India’s Provocative Intrusions into Pakistan

Asif Haroon Raja speaks up on the border issues facing Pakistan and India (VT Islamabad)

Pakistan: Undiminished Scars of 1971 Tragedy

India didn’t reconcile with Pakistan’s existence. With so many facts hidden under the massive Indo-Western propaganda having now surfaced, it can be surmised that Pakistan was made the victim of a methodically planned conspiracy.

Why the Cricket Conspiracy against Pakistan now?

Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that the New Zealand cricket team had called off its tour to the country because of an “international conspiracy to tarnish Pakistan's image".

NEO – On the Indian trip of the US Secretary of...

Mr. Terehov has an insightful article on one of the most complex geopolitical issues of the day, that between India and China.

Geo-Strategic Importance of Pakistan-Russia Relations

Recently, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Munir Akram handed over to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres a dossier on India’s campaign to promote terrorism in Pakistan by pointing out that it was violation of international law, the UN Charter and Security Council resolutions.

COVID-19 Pandemic Fueled Resurgence of Polio in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Due to the pandemic, a total of 50 million children did not receive the polio vaccine in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Why the sudden increase in terrorism in Pakistan?

The DG ISPR Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a joint conference on Nov 14 in the wake of devastating firing and shelling by Indian forces across the LoC in Kashmir on Nov 14-15.

Should USA Break-up into Two Countries?

Should USA Breakup? Given the current state of affairs, it is a legitimate question.

Pakistan: Dragging the Security Agencies into Politics

By Sajjad Shaukat PAK VT Past experience shows that our political parties have worked on undemocratic principles like hostility for the sake of hostility and...

Pakistan’s Democratic Movement

Pakistan cannot cope with the perilous agenda of Indo-US-Afghan-Israel nexus, water terrorism, war on terror which has been stepped up, fifth generation war, tumbling economy, second round of covid-19, and now the political instability which is leading towards civil war type situation.

Pakistan: Third Part Experiment in Choppy Waters

While the political parties in opposition pose no threat to him, what should worry Imran Khan is the growing frustration and resentment of the people. His own party members and fans are getting disillusioned.

9/11 Attacks: US Misconceptions about Pakistan

A positive change has occurred in Americans towards Islamabad, who know that after the withdrawal of the US/NATO forces from Afghanistan, stability in that war-torn country and the region is essential for American global interests. For that purpose, Washington needs Pakistan’s assistance.

Pakistan: The Conviction of Hafiz Saeed

The Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) in Lahore under Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta convicted Hafiz Saeed on February 12 and jailed him for 11 years. His colleague Zafar Iqbal was also given 11 years of jail term. 23 prosecution witnesses testified but none could provide any concrete evidence.

Pakistan: Connections of the Anti-State Activists

On February 11, this year, some media entities pointed out that Counter-Terrorism Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had issued summoned to the Pakistani Journalist and activist Gul Bukhari-a critic of the military. At present, she is living in the United Kingdom.

How To Push Pakistan’s Economy Forward

Pakistan's economy has most of the time been at the brink of collapse and was repeatedly bailed out by world financial institutions. Whenever the economy showed signs of progress and climbed up to reach the stage of take-off, it crashed mysteriously.

NEO – Imran Khan’s trip to forum in Davos

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Iran, Pakistan discuss ways to develop defense ties

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan’s Minister for Defense Products on Saturday discussed ways to strengthen bilateral ties, especially in the field of defense, Eurasia Diary reports citing IRNA.

Pakistan Sailing in Choppy Waters

While maintaining friendly relations with the US, our emphasis should shift from the west to the east. We can rely on China, Turkey, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and can easily bring Iran and Russia in our loop, both having given ample hints to forge deeper relations.

Pakistan: Storm created over Manzoor Pashteen’s arrest

Manzoor Mehsud, hailing from a humble background in South Waziristan (SW), was an unknown figure till the killing of Naqibullah Mehsud in January 2018 at the hands of police squad led by SSP Rao Anwar.