The Divine decree, free will and supplication

Does man possess free will to choose his course of action? Does God know all along everything that is ever going to...

Realignment of Indian troops along the border

Indian army’s land warfare doctrine has focused on enhancing capacities to cater to multi-front threats. According to the doctrine, India would timely...

Beware America

Righting the Wrong Since Trump rose to power in 2016, my concerns about the future of America have only been gravely compounded. It...

Developing countries facing a very difficult economic situation

During its peak, the pandemic caused recession, and recession-like economic situation, in most parts of the world. Vaccine inequality, lack of debt...

UN conflict and food security conference

I follow international forums raising concerns about global warming, population growth, and its implications and I can cite several reports indicating Pakistan...

Bringing the moon to Earth for Greek Prince 

A Letter from Prometheus Chattering about early general elections is of course consolidating the demands of former prime minister Imran Khan who still...

Mercurial politics

Pakistan is currently going through one of the most turbulent and unpredictable periods since it came into existence. The ouster of former...

Why do universities exist?

Have you ever gone through the mission statement of your university before you applied there for admission? This is an attention-grabbing question...

Countdown to collapse; but from where to begin!

May 2022 can easily compete with May 1857 for its defining nature; a watershed moment for a nation state; which route it...

In the thick of economic crisis

The day of 10 April 2022 would remain a watershed in Pakistan’s history. On this fateful day, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM),...

Antidote for conspiracy narrative

Pakistan’s political and governmental situation is extremely tense and complex and is moving from distrust to intolerance. After leaving the government, Imran...

Emergence of Modern China-Afghan relations 

After World War Two phase, China and Afghanistan inherited a tense relation from the time when the Qing dynasty was ruling China...

All roads lead to London?

AT PENPOINT It was an elaborate ritual, meant to bring some closure, but it didn’t, because no conclusions were reached. The meeting of...

Ideological differences between Naya and Purana Pakistan

In the 2018 elections, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) was termed by opposition political parties as a ‘selected’ government. In 2022, the same...

India, Myanmar and Bangladesh can exchange regional strategic advantage

The northeastern part of India, as well as the surrounding countries of Southeast Asia, is a fascinating seismotectonic zone. The region is...