(By Iftikhar Ahmad) There should be no doubt that Beijing will back Pakistan to ensure the security of the economic corridor.
Balochistan, the most resource-rich province of Pakistan, appears to have been attracting the attention of foreign predators, usurpers and imperialistic powers that intend to expand their influence in the region to gain control of . . . → Read More: The real Balochistan picture
The biggest obstacles to China’s plans lie in the dysfunction and incompetence of Pakistan’s governing structures.
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(By Laura Gottesdiener) Here’s a little thought experiment: imagine that we’re in Kansas (without Toto) and a bridal party in three rented limos is heading down a highway toward a church where a wedding is about to take place. Suddenly, a small out-of-control plane plummets into those limos killing the bride, the mother of the . . . → Read More: Those we kill and forget
Pakistan donated a planeload of wheat to Afghanistan last week to help mitigate the food shortage in the country.
The donation was made on special instructions of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a gesture of goodwill and solidarity with the people and government of Afghanistan, according to a statement issued by the Foreign Office . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s wheat gift to Afghanistan
Mr Dhruva Jaishankar’s article — The Definition of Insanity is US Af-Pak Strategy — is perfectly in line with the current anti-Pakistan insanity sweeping India. What is amazing is that Foreign Policy published it. Mr Jaishankar starts by quoting Donald Trump when he calls US leaders stupid and losers. He links this to the top . . . → Read More: The absurdness unlimited
The government is about to appoint a former general as the new national security adviser, officials said on Sunday.
Lieutenant General Naseer Khan Janjua, who retired from the military this week, will be appointed national security adviser soon and will accompany Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his trip to the United States next week, one . . . → Read More: Lt Gen Naseer Khan Janjua – Pakistan new National Security Advisor
Pakistan helped connect China to the rest of the world by operating the first international flight from Karachi to Beijing, said former federal minister Dr Javed Jabbar.
Before that, China did not have international flights, said Jabbar during a lecture on ‘Pak-India Relation: Issues and Prospects’ on Thursday at Karachi University. In the year 1971, . . . → Read More: Pak – China historical aspect
(By Tom Engelhardt) Given the cluttered landscape of the last 14 years, can you even faintly remember the moment when the Berlin Wall came down, the Cold War ended in a stunned silence of shock and triumph in Washington, Eastern Europe was freed, Germany unified, and the Soviet Union vanished from the face of the . . . → Read More: What Americans and world need to know about USA
The most important thing by far about Pakistan may seem so obvious as to be scarcely worth remarking. Yet it defies the predictions of several leading “experts” on Pakistan (both Pakistani and western) over the past four decades: Pakistan is still there.
In the Arab world, states have fallen in rows as a result . . . → Read More: The future is bright for Pakistan
General. Afghanistan is a landlocked country and dependent upon Pakistan for its exports/imports, but has traditionally remained friendly to India and unsympathetic to Pakistan since 1947. The only time it was friendly with Pakistan and unfriendly with India was during the five-year rule of Taliban from 1996 till 2001. Afghanistan under Hamid Karzai was worst . . . → Read More: How Afghanistan’s internal situation has an impact on Pakistan