Adeela Naureen

  • TDespite Indian machinations and trickery, occupied Kashmir has entered a new phase of defiance. This Ramadan, the Indian Army announced a reluctant ceasefire to try calm down a tense situation in Kashmir; however events in past one week suggest that Indian strategy has badly failed and Kashmiri ...

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  • TLt Gen(retired) Asad Durrani has not only violated basic norms of military conduct but, most likely, played to Indian tune through a tongue in cheeks narrative; subtly manufactured to target Pakistan Military and its intelligence agencies. The book recently launched in India had some big wigs of ...

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  • TAnother valiant son of Pakistan, Col Sohail Abid recorded his unflinching loyalty to the land and its people, with ultimate sacrifice. As reported in the press, his last act was also predicted through his poem, written a few days before his sacrifice. The first Ramazan brought tears and pain to his ...

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  • TA 10TH Jan report in the First-post magazine has highlighted that more and more youth, particularly the educated ones and those from well-off families in Indian Occupied Kashmir are joining militancy. This has spurred a new security concern in the Valley. First Post report also stated that the ...

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  • TGeneral Bajwa’s recent visit to Moscow came in the midst of important and landmark changes in international relations. The nuclear Armageddon in Korean Peninsula seems to have been put on the backburner, so far, as Kim Jong Un stepped across the 38h Parallel to embrace President Moon Jae-in ...

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  • THybrid Warfare has been defined in variety of ways, one suggested by London School of Economics defines it as a ‘Military Strategy that blends and employs conventional warfare, irregular warfare, Cyber warfare and subversion and blurs the formal distinction between war and peace’. In ...

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  • TAs described by Investopedia, a negative side effect of protectionism occurs when Country A raises tariffs on Country B’s imports in retaliation for Country B raising tariffs on Country A’s imports. Trade wars may be instigated when one country perceives another country’s trading ...

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  • TThe debate in media on judicial reforms and performance of the judiciary has kicked lot of dust in Pakistani media quoting a figure of 1.8 million pending cases. This paper is a comparative analysis of performance of Judiciary of two major South Asian countries ie India and Bangladesh vis a vis ...

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  • TNaseemullah famous as Naqeebullah Mehsud was killed in an alleged fake police encounter in Karachi on 13 January 2018. As per the news reports an inquiry team of senior police officers probing the alleged extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud has found that Naqeebullah was killed in a ...

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  • THaving landed in DC after a hectic trip to Africa, Rex Tillerson was greeted by this Trumpy tweet, “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the ...

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  • TCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to India was deliberately scuttled by Indian establishment through a well-orchestrated diplomatic and info-ops campaign. Despite his best efforts to show respect for Indian culture and open display of ‘clowning’ through a dress parade ...

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  • TSyrian tragedy has been unfolding almost on daily basis, the avocation of blood has now entered its 8th year and humanity seems to have been sacrificed on the altar of realpolitik and naked power play. Syria has lost more than half of her population through death and migration, with 600,000 killed, ...

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  • TAs Pakistani society evolves and experiments with some form of neoliberalism, democracy and materialism, the toll on values, family system and our youth is discern-able. While the rich Oligarchy resorts to imperiousness and cocooned chutzpah, the other social classes are experiencing their own ...

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  • TElias Davidsson’s book “The Betrayal of India: Revisiting the 26/11 Evidence” has raised a storm in India. Davidsson has developed his argument with detailed research and authenticated resources. Indian version of Mumbai attacks lies bare and exposed like a peeled ...

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  • TRaisina Dialogue has been a prominent feature of Indian establishment since 2016 aimed at projection of Indian geostrategic and geo-economics clout. Raisina Dialogue 2018 was held at Delhi where India tried to project her global image with fans fare and rhetoric. The main theme of dialogue this ...

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  • TSince assuming the command of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat has been displaying intellectual schizophrenia by regularly threatening Pakistan on one pretext or the other. During a recent press conference he tried to act like a mouth piece of RSS, with no regards to delicate balance of power in ...

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  • TThe mercurial rise of Yogi Adityanath in Indian politics has sent shock waves into oppressed communities, mainly Muslims, Dalits, Sikhs and Christians. As reported by The Guardian on 26 March 17, the monk who founded the Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV), and whose firebrand Hindu supremacist vision guides ...

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  • TTrump’s recent tweet against his buddy Kim stated , “North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the ‘Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.’ Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much ...

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  • TTo live you have to die. Tragic. Illogical. Inhuman. That is how difficult pursuing livelihood has become in this country. The recent shooting at Turbat is a shocking reminder of how many young hopeful lives and families are being devastated, on a daily basis, by this urgency of taking the illegal ...

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  • TWith Khalistan 2020 campaign kicking up in North America, Europe and Australia; South Block on the Rajpath is getting nervous. The community has a genuine case and their Diaspora around the globe is not only vibrant but also having a political voice to be heard in important capitals like ...

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  • THaving spent more than three years in Zimbabwe, I did some work as a freelance with the Herald newspaper, the largest daily of the land of Mugabe. The recent coup, which is still evolving and unfolding, forced me to reflect on what has gone wrong to this beautiful heaven on earth and its soft ...

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  • TWhile Pakistanis were busy witnessing political mudslinging and hosting Rex Tillerson in Islamabad; our Iron Brother China was going through a hectic congress of Communist Party of China (CPC) to elect the next set of leaders and laying the future roadmap for next decade in the Great Hall of People ...

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  • TIn the non-kinetic domain, Economic Warfare forms an important component of hybrid wars of chaos launched in the developing world. Economic Warfare thrives in an environment of rampant corruption by elite, bad governance, cronyism, poverty, outflows of money overseas, disenfranchisement of youth, ...

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  • TWhile Pakistani media was busy with the rally in the twin cities and a frustrated Nawaz Sharif was sounding war drums, Pakistan’s female Edhi was quietly breathing her last on a bed in Agha Khan Hospital, Karachi. Her peaceful departure during the loud hullabaloo of the rally reminded me that ...

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  • TWithout getting into who will win and who will lose, I was wondering the effects of the Panama Case on me and my fellow Pakistanis and how it has affected Pakistan’s stature in the comity of nations. The major part of the debate on the case has been partisan, depending upon which camp you ...

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  • TAs Raymond Davis’ book raised a storm in Pakistani media, I was contemplating its timing and proliferation through a PDF version. A lot has been said about it by intellectuals, politicians and media gurus resorting to mudslinging and accusations; the target appeared to be Pak Army, ISI and ...

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  • TJune 6, 1984, is historic from the view of the Khalistan movement when one of its leading figures was martyred by Indian security forces in the battle for Akal Takht. Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale’s legend has not only lived on but has now become a source of strength for Sikh community across ...

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  • TWith Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad hitting the headlines and Pakistan fighting back against the new spate of terror, it is urgently felt that the new narrative against the scourge of ‘fasaadi’ elements in Pakistan should run parallel to the operation. Inability of the state to develop a ...

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  • TThe Kunan Poshpora humiliation of Kashmiri Women is reminds us of the pervasive Indian culture of impunity to suppress the long-standing resistance against such atrocities. 26 years ago, on the freezing night of February 23, a battalion of the 4th Rajputana Rifles of the 68th Indian Brigade ...

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  • TAs the chilly winds sweep past the Koh-e-Paghman and blow through the bazars of Kabul this year, the people of Afghanistan look beyond the winter season with of hope. This winter has seen major changes in the region and beyond which could have long lasting effects on Afghanistan and rest of west ...

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