ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Prime Minister Imran Khan and the military leadership have been expressing a desire for improved relations with India. But India is unlikely to respond anytime soon. And the reasons go beyond its upcoming elections.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - It isn’t often that Imran Khan’s ruling PTI and the PPP agree on anything. But they are on the same page when it comes to resisting the privatisation of loss-making white elephants that are sucking up state resources at a furious rate.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Only a month and a half into 2019, we have seen heightened action against Pakistani citizens whose opinions, words or peaceful protests were deemed unacceptable by the state, in clear violation of the norms of a functioning democracy with a Constitution that guarantees fundamental rights.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - While the security state is geared up to guard against what it perceives as an array of ‘fifth columnists’ whether in media or politics or among the ranks of rights activists, one hopes the guardians are not dropping their guard where far more dangerous external machinations in the region are concerned.
WASHINGTON (Dawn/ANN) - House Speaker Pelosi says reviewing options to respond to Trump's expected declaration, could also take legal action.