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Recent political turmoil in Balochistan assembly has sunk the hope of Nawaz Sharif's PML (N) of getting an absolute majority in the upper house.
The East Pakistan Tragedy shows the pitfalls that Pakistan must avoid in civil-military relations, military decision-making in the politics, and ideas ofsuperiority that can only divide the nation.
General Pervez Musharraf has expressed fondness for the Lashkar-e-Taiba, and said he was the ‘biggest supporter’ of the group and its founder Hafiz Saeed.
Pakistan Army has lost as many officers along the Western border this as it lost in 2002 to accidents and shelling from India.
Saturday was a day of chaos worsened by partial media blackout, restrictions on social media and continuous circulation of conspiracy theories via WhatsApp in Pakistan.
Army chief General Qamar Bajwa seems to be against the military’s direct intervention in politics but Khadim Rizvi and his cohorts have been making insinuations that the general might not belong to the right sect.
The Pakistani military continues to re-engineer politics by removing undesirable politicians and advancing the careers of civilians considered more pliable.
The facility in Punjab province consists of 3 tunnels, interconnected under the mountain with each other; can store 12-24 nuclear weapons
Khawaja Asif’s comments do not portend a paradigm shift in Pakistan. He may believe it to be true but it risks inflaming the already tenuous ties with the military
In the first of a three-part opinion series on Pakistan, Paul Kapur writes that solving Pakistan’s jihad problem requires more than just reforming its Army—or threats from the U.S. Pakistan needs to change its national narrative. Paul Kapur