Pakistan Military

In escalation, India says launches strikes on militants in Pakistan

 Reuters International SEP 29, 2016 –  Indian army’s director general of military operations Lt General Ranbir Singh speaks during a media briefing in New Delhi, India, September 29, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer (reuters_tickers) By Sanjeev Miglani and Asad Hashim NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – India said on Thursday it had conducted “surgical strikes” […]

Strangers in their own country

BY UMER ALI Jhelum survivors recount their stories   It was just another day for Arsalan, who worked as a Sales Manager at Pakistan Chipboard Factory when he was informed about police arresting the Security In-charge of the factory over allegations of desecrating the Quran. Working past his office timings, […]

Pakistan’s Failed War On Ideology

Foreign Policy: Since the Dec. 16, 2014, school massacre in Peshawar, Pakistan, the government in Islamabad has taken robust steps to crack down on internal militancy. As Sameer Lalwani recently explained, these steps go well beyond merely targeting anti-state terror outfits such as the Pakistani Taliban. With terrorist violence down […]

The pariahs of Pakistan

By Farrukh Khan Pitafi Published: November 27, 2015 The writer is an Islamabad-based TV journalist and tweets @FarrukhKPitafi Ishtiaq Ahmed, author of hundreds of children’s books, died this month. What struck me after hearing the news was the sheer number of admirers I came across on social media that day, […]