Adnan Randhawa

  • TPresident Trump’s New Year “greetings” to Pakistan aside, reports suggest that the US is fast losing patience with Pakistan’s strategies with respect to India and Afghanistan.  Reports also suggest that the Indian and Afghan policy makers are showing frustration about ...

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  • TThere should be no point in concealing that our judiciary is in crisis and restoring its credibility in the eyes of the people is a gauntlet thrown down none else that the judiciary itself. The judiciary, today, cannot hide behind the usual excuses that point fingers towards other institutions for ...

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  • TWith the success of our military operations setting our own house in order, we have largely done away with the scourge of terrorism that started inflicting us: firstly as a consequence of the response of the US and the KSA to Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and Khomeini’s Iran revolution ...

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  • TDespite what happened in failed coup of Turkey and what similarities or dissimilarities, for that matter, we have with regard to civil and military chasm of our own, the monsoon of 2016 has brought a dark cloud on the horizon for the Nawaz Government in Islamabad. Reaction of both sides– ...

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  • TDangers to democracy in Pakistan are varied and real. From the outside, the establishment has been, is and, in all probability, will remain to be the biggest threat, at least for a foreseeable future. It was easy for the PML-N to put the whole blame of conspiratorial sit-ins in D chowk on the ...

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  • TNot very long ago, when illegitimate rule of General Musharraf was strengthening its grip on power, the sacred Constitution of Pakistan was being desecrated and mutilated by the military regime. When judiciary, through PCO judges, chose to become a tool in the hands of military regime, the friction ...

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  • THow volatile international relations have become can be gauged by the fact that the confidence and congeniality that appeared among Russia, USA, UK and France, in the backdrop of Paris attacks, at Antalya G-20 Summit evaporated by the next day’s event whereby the underlying volcano of ...

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  • TThere are no clear signals that Musharraf’s political venture is getting support from the establishment; nor can there be many reasons for such support. One, the army is clearing the very mess that Musharraf had admittedly created and two, why would anyone reuse a fired cartridge instead of a ...

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