Pak – India conflict reduction should be the new mantra

(By Talat Masood) The recent statement made by Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar that India would engage in terrorism to counter terrorism emanating from other countries is really shocking. This further raises the level of hostile rhetoric against Pakistan and provides an official cover to the support which the Indian government is presently providing to . . . → Read More: Pak – India conflict reduction should be the new mantra

Saudi Arabia missing Yemen war objectives

As the war in Yemen escalates after a short humanitarian truce, the stakes are getting higher for Saudi Arabia’s princes, the region and Washington. The United Nations-hosted talks in Geneva next week are unlikely to get much traction.

The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) and its Arab allies resumed their bombing campaign this week after . . . → Read More: Saudi Arabia missing Yemen war objectives

Afgan Intelligence and ISI to work together to eliminate terrorism

(By BAQIR SAJJAD SYED) In a path-breaking deal Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Afghan intelligence outfit National Directorate of Security (NDS) have signed an accord for cooperation, which is aimed at bolstering fight against terrorism.

The first-of-its-kind deal between the two intelligence agencies followed a landmark visit by Prime Minister Nawaz . . . → Read More: Afgan Intelligence and ISI to work together to eliminate terrorism

Altaf Hussain – Driving a militant agenda

By Owen Bennett-Jones

Guardian article from 2013, reports on links between the MQM and foreign intelligence agencies:

“police raids in the investigation have produced rich material. Shortly after the 2010 murder the police found a significant number of papers stashed in Farooq’s home. Some of the documents gave credence . . . → Read More: Altaf Hussain – Driving a militant agenda

Pakistan needs to refocus on its terror management

(By Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi) Karachi became the target of the latest terrible terrorist attack on May 13. It created a sense of helplessness throughout Pakistan and shattered the confidence of Pakistanis in the capacity of the state institutions and the leadership for securing their lives against violent groups. In the immediate aftermath of the . . . → Read More: Pakistan needs to refocus on its terror management

Is RAW working against India’s interests

RAW, the premier intelligence agency of India has somehow become an essential part of all the terror narratives in Pakistan following the statements made by some higher military and civilian authorities about its alleged role in various terrorist activities in Pakistan. For a long time, fingers have constantly been pointed at India in Pakistan by . . . → Read More: Is RAW working against India’s interests

Till we bleed out courage…

What do you do when courage bleeds to death?

There is something sickeningly wrong when slaughter is revenged by the deafening sounds of, ‘bleat, bleat’, while armchair warriors beat their chests and retire for the night. There is something nauseatingly wrong when 45 executed bodies cannot make the leader do the right thing.

For make . . . → Read More: Till we bleed out courage…

India’s inability to digest China – Pakistan Corridor

India never reconciled to the existence of Pakistan and kept hatching conspiracies to undo it. RAW was specifically created in 1968 to subvert the people of former East Pakistan and prepare grounds for creation of Bangladesh. India was the first country in South Asia to introduce the concept of cross border terrorism in . . . → Read More: India’s inability to digest China – Pakistan Corridor

Christine Fair lost in propaganda

Christine Fair’s most recent article (tirade) — ‘America’s Pakistan Policy is Sheer Madness’ is a true masterpiece of distortion and opinionated utterances. She calls members of the US Congress, White House, Departments of Defense and State pusillanimous besides faulting them for not just a flawed policy but a policy that harms US interests. . . . → Read More: Christine Fair lost in propaganda

Karachi Bus Massacre

Six men armed with 9mm pistols dressed in police or security guard uniforms riding three motorcycles stopped a bus loaded with men and women of the Ismaili community in broad daylight on a busy Karachi street. They boarded the bus and killed 43 at close range and in cold blood. The Chief Minister . . . → Read More: Karachi Bus Massacre