Muhammad Javed

  • TThe historic truth about Afghanistan always turning into foreign invaders graveyard is going to be reaffirmed. The Afghan people deserve a royal salute for their infinite capacity to defend their liberty. Ravaged by two global wars imposed on their land, they still stand defiant. The Taliban ...

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  • THas anything radically changed in our geostrategic calculus and within regional perspective, which makes us confident and, in turn, magnanimous. On the contrary, we are in dire straits, short on options and groping for answers to issues within and perils on our borders. AfPak is smouldering. ...

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  • THurricane Hillary spent itself apparently leaving less damage in its wake than hyped. So much for the compulsive and embedded doomsayers. She was accompanied by a high visibility delegation, which, on the one hand, displayed unanimity of purpose, coercive ability, and emphasis on the gravity of ...

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  • TThe major players on the regional chessboard are locked on to their respective single preferred options in exclusion of others vital interests. While the US continues pursuing its multilayered objectives of Indian hegemony in the region, peace construct of its choice in Afghanistan, continuous ...

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  • TPakistan has reached a watershed in its relations with the USA. In the process, we are maturing to a status of responsibility and dignity as a nation. It gives us an excellent opportunity to revisit the whole gamut of Pak-US relations. Chinese Deputy Premiers visit fitted in well the prevalent ...

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  • TThe events in the region are moving at a faster pace. The Pak-US standoff on operations against the Haqqani network is apparently coming to a head. A series of accusative statements emanating from the US leadership are becoming increasingly bellicose and threatening. Undoubtedly, it is a fast ...

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  • TThe Middle East is a historic land bridge between the three continents and a melting pot for so many civilisations over many millennia. It is at the heart of the planet earth and cradle for three major Gnostic religions. The imprints of history are stamped on the people; displaying a unique racial ...

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  • TThe covert and later in 1998 demonstrated nuclear stand off in the sub continent while ensuring strategic stability for more than two decades had generated space for manoeuvres other than general war. Prior to the 9/11 episode, Pakistan held the advantage and used it dexterously for maximizing ...

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