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The MQM Saga

The MQM Saga

The Lament The recent article in New York Times “Altaf Hussain’s grip on a Pakistani city faces a threat” and BBC documentary broadcast immediately after the elections in Pakistan in May 2013,...
Afghanistan- An Alternative Policy Paradigm

Afghanistan- An Alternative Policy Paradigm

With a new government in power in Pakistan it may be opportune to analyse our foreign policy with regard to two of our neighbours, Afghanistan and India and perhaps, develop an alternative narrative...
How Syrian Conflict Morphed into a Sectarian Clash?

How Syrian Conflict Morphed into a Sectarian Clash?

It sours every heart seeing the Muslims from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, to Syria Lebanon and Iran going down the road of a Sunni-Shiite (shia) conflict, which is bound to have terrible results....
Smart Policies for Militant Dealing

Smart Policies for Militant Dealing

While formulating a national policy towards the militant groups that have ravaged Pakistan’s landscape, it will make the task easier if we present the facts before our people and establish...
Another Look at our Kashmir Policy

Another Look at our Kashmir Policy

In the aftermath of the ravages caused by the Taliban and Kashmiri Jihadi groups within the country and across the border in India, over the last 20-25 years, there is a growing consensus in Pakistan...