Author Archives: Sultan M Hali


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Anti-Pakistan rhetoric

Carlotta Gall and her preposterous claims     In her latest op-ed titled ‘Pakistan’s Hand in the Rise of International Jihad’ carried by The New York Times, Carlotta Gall has fired a


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Purifying Pakistan

‘Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities’   Farahnaz Ispahani’s new book titled Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities was recently launched in New Delhi on January


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The Charsadda attack

Violence at the non-violent icon’s anniversary     The brazen attack on Charsadda’s Bacha Khan University on January 02, 2016, is a stark reminder that despite military operation Zarb-e-Azb, on since June


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The Pathankot strike

1965 to 2016   On September 6, 1965, close to twilight, the first day of the Indo-Pak War, No 19 Squadron of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) successfully struck the Indian Air Force


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KP’s reservations on CPEC

Let us not squander this opportunity     Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has expressed serious reservations regarding China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and warned the federal government that if it did


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Pure intentions?

Breakfast at New Delhi, lunch at Kabul and dinner at Islamabad     Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore on Christmas Day has ignited a lot of discussion and debate. On both sides


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Seaspark-15

Ensuring PN’s operational readiness     Armed Forces and their various components periodically conduct exercises or war games to employ their martial resources in training for military operations, either exploring the effects


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India Ideas Conclave 2015

Promoting extremism     The second “India Ideas Conclave” was held in Goa from the 15th to 17th November, 2015. The conclave, hosted by India Foundation, a right wing research centre, focused


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Turkey’s snap elections

The rise of AKP   The impasse that Turkish realpolitik found itself engulfed in following the June 2015 general elections was finally broken on November 1, 2015, when the ruling Justice and

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