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India
Pulwama aftermath; Call to sanity

Pulwama aftermath; Call to sanity

The Pulwama attack was a false-flag operation ostensibly designed to blame and corner Pakistan with an end objective to enable Mr. Modi to get re-elected. It was also planned to smear the opposition parties […]

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The implied truth
The implied truth

The implied truth

On Feb 28, 2019, the Indian Ministry of Defence arranged a joint press briefing to salvage the reputation and professionalism of the Indian armed forces following their own foolish and unbelievable ‘surgical strike’ in […]

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Pulwama
Modi, Media, Military a dangerous combination

Modi, Media, Military a dangerous combination

Bollywood has a strange effect of taking you away from reality and that is exactly what sells in a country of 1.4 billion people. Unfortunately, in the electioneering season it can also cloud the […]

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The 'Reichstag Fire'of Pulwama
The 'Reichstag Fire'of Pulwama

The 'Reichstag Fire'of Pulwama

As tensions in New Delhi reach a fever-pitch, and war hysteria grips the increasingly faltering BJP leadership, it is resorting to a dangerous gambit: get enough Indians roiled, teach Pakistan a ‘lesson’ (even a […]

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Pulwama
Pulwama, where was the world order?

Pulwama, where was the world order?

WITH deescalation gradually creeping in after a perilous week in the subcontinent, it’s time to reflect on the world reaction to Pulwama, which almost bought two nuclear neighbours on the verge of an allout […]

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Pulwama
The last sigh of Modi government

The last sigh of Modi government

Scholars of political economy have endlessly studied the “political budget cycle,” with the idea being that democratically-elected governments have a strong incentive to time their budget proposals, as well as their generosity with the […]

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Pulwama
India's fake news calamity

India's fake news calamity

India is an exceptional country in many regards, and as a study of electronic information shows, it is exceptional too in the amount of mass delusion in which its public dwells. According to a […]

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Sinking deeper into abyss
Sinking deeper into abyss

Sinking deeper into abyss

On March 3, 2019, Air Chief Marshal (ACM) B S Dhanoa, Chief of the Air staff of IAF, addressed a press conference on the occasion of the award of national colors to IAF Station, […]

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Terrorist's manifesto
Decoding the Australian terrorist's manifesto

Decoding the Australian terrorist's manifesto

The act of terrorism perpetrated by Christian extremists against the worshippers of two mosques in Christchurch has evoked sorrow, disgust, and condemnation. As investigations continue and links are established between the perpetrators and their […]

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The faulty logic of FATF
The faulty logic of FATF (Part I)

The faulty logic of FATF (Part I)

Although, the consequences of blacklisting would not be fatal for Pakistan, and it is a resilient country that has weathered many a storm before; the FATF blacklisting measure could nonetheless have worrisome effects on […]

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Time to Change our Approach
Time to Change our Approach

Time to Change our Approach

Whenever a terrorist attack occurs anywhere in the world, people in Pakistan hope and pray that the perpetrator isn't from Pakistan. After every such incident, Pakistan is among the first to condemn the attack […]

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Kashmir
THE BLEEDING VALLEY

THE BLEEDING VALLEY

  The cloud of sudden death looms large and heavy on the inhabitants of Kashmir living on both sides of the de facto border, known as the Line of Control (LoC). They often have to […]

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FATF
Has the FATF Failed?

Has the FATF Failed?

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-ministerial body that aims to curtail international money laundering and terrorist financing by setting standards for national financial architectures. It is a voluntary body comprising 40-odd […]

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