When imagination fails…

by Barkha Dutt A few months ago when the Kashmir valley was thrown into a spiral of agitation and unrest, I met a separatist politician...

The Largest Democracy OR The Greatest Hypocrisy Of The World

When Narindra Modi had been elected as a Prime Minister of India there were two opinions in Pakistan about him and two in India....

India’s futile attempts against Pakistan

Connecting the sequence of events: Till August 31st, 2017, Pakistan claims 700 ceasefire violations at LoC by India, resulting in many civilians’ deaths, earlier of...

How is India sponsoring terrorism against Pakistan? Fact Check

A diplomat told the UN General Assembly that India was sponsoring terrorism and funding terrorist organizations to carry out attacks inside Pakistan. But how true...

Let’s Not Kid Ourselves, India Will Never Win a War Against...

BY Raghu Raman - A distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF). He is an Indian columnist, author, former CEO of NATGRID, speaker, ex-soldier &...

The case of cow vigilantism and neo-fascism – BJP’s Hindutva Legacy

By Ghulam Noor Jahanian The recent condemnation from the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, terming the killings in the name of Gau Bhakti (respect for cow)...

1971 war: who lost what?

1971 was a tragedy only for West Pakistan, the East celebrated it as a victory, thoughtless at that time that the real victor was...

Heart of Asia 2016 & Terror moot

The agenda at this year’s Heart of Asia conference was something already expected and predictable nevertheless it did create waves of tension in the...

China’s case for India joining CPEC

By M Ziauddin  China has proffered six reasons why India should stop worrying over the territorial sovereignty issue as CPEC surpasses the ‘disputed ‘northern Kashmir...

Pakistan’s Security Thinking – An Appraisal

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery Sovereignty is an important constituent of a state, a concept which came to the fore after the Treaty of Westphalia way...