November, 2014

سارک اور بے اصولی پر مبنی بھارتی موقف 

سارک اور بے اصولی پر مبنی بھارتی موقف 

وزیر اعظم نواز شریف نے 18 ویں سارک سربراہ کانفرنس میں شمولیت کی خاطر نیپال پہنچنے کے بعد کہا ہے کہ اگرچہ پاکستان بھارت سے مذاکرات کے لئے آمادہ ہے مگر اس کی پہل اب بھارت کو کرنا ہو گی کیونکہ بھارت کی جانب سے ہی باہمی مذاکرات کا سلسلہ منقطع کیا گیا تھا ۔ […]

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Engaging the United States

Engaging the United States

President Obama called Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on telephone on November 21. Pakistan-US bilateral relations and the evolving situation in the region were discussed. Prime Minister expressed satisfaction at the direction of Pakistan-US relations which were on an upward trajectory; Obama also noted that Pakistan-US relations were strong and robust. President Obama informed Nawaz Sharif […]

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Pak-China Onward

Pak-China Onward

Nawaz Sharif’s recent visit to China was a breath of fresh air in the stagnant political environment created by the prolonged political sit-ins in the capital. The inter-state visit strengthened bilateral ties and economic co-operation between both countries. Almost 19 trade agreements and MOUs in the field of infrastructure, technology, polio prevention, solar housing and […]

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President Ghani’s Endeavours

President Ghani’s Endeavours

  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan is being viewed with optimism and this could be a new beginning for the two countries. It was President Ghani’s first visit to Pakistan after assuming office this September. Since the new Afghan government took office, a number of high-ranking Pak officials, including National Security and Foreign […]

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“Pakistan’s Latest Crisis” – A Rebuttal

“Pakistan’s Latest Crisis” – A Rebuttal

Despite many success stories by Pakistan Army in its efforts to counter terrorism, the United States (US) intelligentsia does not seem satisfied and Pakistan bashing continues. Recently in the New York Times’ (NYT) June 9, 2014 editorial, i.e., “Pakistan’s Latest Crisis”, again the old rhetoric of not doing enough and playing double game with the […]

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Emerging contours of Pak-Afghan relations

Emerging contours of Pak-Afghan relations

Since the formation of new government in Afghanistan there has been a flurry of activity between Kabul and Islamabad. In pursuit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s vision of peaceful neighbourhood, series of professional and technical level visits culminated in the summit.  Prime Minister Nawaz in a joint presser with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani reaffirmed his […]

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Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran

Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran

Top diplomats from the US, Iran and the European Union (EU) have been holding high level talks on Iran’s nuclear programme in Muscat, Oman. The trilateral discussion on the final settlement of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, UK and US) in Muscat will be considered as final. Iran […]

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ہندو اقلیت ، بھارتی پراپیگنڈہ اور حقائق

ہندو اقلیت ، بھارتی پراپیگنڈہ اور حقائق

پاکستان جب سے معرضِ وجود میں آیا ہے اس کے خلاف بہت سی بیرونی اور چند اندرونی قوتوں کی جانب سے بے بنیاد پراپیگنڈہ کیا جاتا رہا ہے اور یہ پراپیگنڈہ ہمہ جہتی ہے۔ کبھی اس کے سیاسی اور سماجی اداروں کو حرف تنقید بنایا جاتا ہے تو کبھی معاشرت اور سماجی قدروں کی آڑ […]

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