UAE-Israel relations risk being built on questionable assumptions

A year of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel has proven to be mutually beneficial. The question is whether the assumptions...

Why Shashi Tharoor’s inglorious empire is a must read?

On 28 May 2015, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, an international civil servant and a prominent scholar from South Asia, delivered a hard-hitting speech at the...

Rebutting blatant falsehoods on Afghan crises

My article “Evaluating the Lessons of the Afghan War” evoked anger among some born Pakistani-haters, they could be of Indian origin or they could...

The dilemma of terrorism that is still haunting India

UNGC meeting of 2021 after the Taliban take over, August 15th, is remarkable in the vibes it created. Both in the crucial neighborhoods of...

Why we are headed towards a prosperous Punjab? -Dr Farid A Malik

The movement for Pakistan started at Decca in 1906 when the All India Muslim League was formed, it reached Punjab 34 years later where...

US blind eye and depicting the rogue states

The U.S. has turned a blind eye towards a state that falls within the attributes of a rouge state as defined in the 2002...

The dynamics of subcontinental terrorism before and after Taliban takeover

The unilateral cancellation of the cricket engagement by NL is a huge loss for Pakistan and its wounds incurable for ages to come. What...

Questioning the credibility of Pakistan’s election system

Election in Pakistan is a paradox in itself. Everybody knows what is happening, how it is happening, who is involved and what is being...

Artificial Intelligence in military affairs: prospects and perils

Artificial Intelligence in military affairs has changed the nature and scope of combat in exponential ways. Not only this phenomenon has given edge to...

The battle for the soul of Islam in the Middle East

The Saudi and Emirati efforts to garner religious soft power have much in common even though the kingdom and the United Arab Emirates build...