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Self-defeating deadlock

US-Pak ties struck in a rigid groove A high-level briefing on Tuesday by two senior US bureaucrats to Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington and officially released proceedings of 208th Corps Commanders


The rampant robocops!

Are we moving towards legalised lawlessness? Hazrat Ali (RA) stated; a society can survive with infidelity (Kufr), but not justice. In the very light of the aforementioned touchstone for a society’s survival,

The contemners and the court

Judges also need self-discipline Nawaz Sharif is convinced that the evidence of financial malfeasance produced against him before the Accountability Court cannot be refuted easily and he is likely to be convicted

MQM’s dirty linen

Cui bono? With MQM’s different factions still stalemated till Wednesday night, Farooq Sattar’s spin, that this is a ‘difference of opinion not a division’, has lost its shine. Rumours that the old-timer


Syed Zeeshan Haider

Drone strikes

Does Pakistan wish to be a sovereign state? On January 24, 2018, the United States of America carried out its first drone strike of the year. The attack took place in Speen

Big fish in a small pond

PPP’s Mochi Gate rhetoric a rose-tinted retreat from reality The small, historic ground that hosted political luminaries and fostered anti-government movements in its heyday, was the symbolical site chosen for the PPP’s


Shah Nawaz Mohal

Wrath of the watchmen

Our Lordships must tread the path of ‘contempt of court’ with extreme caution Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (Who watches the watchmen) asked the Roman satirist Juvenal rhetorically two millennia back. The answer,

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