A retired commander of the Pakistan Navy discusses how limitations within the military and failed intelligence strategies have led to a severely weakened security apparatus — and an unstable nation.
More newspapers will likely be released from the mogul’s grip, while his television stations remain. Whatever goes, though, will be greeted with the slogan: “Good riddance!”
Petty actions by Islamabad show nothing more or less than a government that is willing to sacrifice long-term stability to score short-term points.
When it comes to assessing CIA-ISI ties, there are no safe assumptions.
With federal budgets, it is important to explore beyond the numbers to see how just how inadequate the government’s plans are, especially when economic justice is not part of the calculus.
Time has run out – we must decide: are we with the terrorists or against them?
With Mamata Banerjee’s historic win, Kanimozhi’s ignominious arrest and the gay community’s official coming out, India increasingly has a new face.
Is this temporary lull in conflict a natural dip in a civilian-based insurrection, or is it a forced milieu created by the supra-authorities through their gendarmes?
No longer willing to remain silent, Indian civil society in a nexus with a news-hungry media opens a myriad new fronts and fights back.
The reactions did not suggest either wholehearted jubilation or animosity. If anything, they reverberated sentiments of concern.