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Trump chasing the Persian lion to hunt the Chinese Dragon

Syed Fazl-e-Haider Why did US President Donald Trump call off the planned strike against Iran after Tehran shot down a US military drone last week? Washington’s real target is not Iran but China, which is emerging as new player in the oil-rich Middle East. As for Iran, the US has an economic strangulation plan through…

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Who is hurting American credibility?

Imran Jan The term “American credibility” is a perfect Orwellian term used frequently in American political and power system jargon. The common sense meaning of the term is if America would make a promise to another nation and then back off from that promise or for America to make an agreement with other nations but…

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Rising hatred among upper and lower class

Abdul Basit Alvi In developed and welfare states, tax is collected and is then spent for the welfare of people. Governments provide basic facilities to all citizens without any discrimination. Their excellent infrastructure, facilities and systems shows that people’s tax money is spending on people. All citizens enjoy all facilities equally and have equal rights.…

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A journey to Uzbekistan, heart of Silk Route

Iftikhar Gilani At the crack of dawn, bright summer sunshine basking the city of Tashkent — the capital of Uzbekistan — is a boon for morning walkers, but a bane for late risers. A sunny morning, as early as 4.30 a.m., forces one to jump out of the bed to enjoy charms and secrets of…

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Unemployment, merit and Injustice

Abdul Basit Alvi Unemployment is a big issue and it really matters for a poor and needy person to get a job for feeding his family. Unfortunately in Pakistan, Unemployment rate is increasing with passage of time. Government’s claims and promises for future seem quite unrealistic and hypothetic. Currently the situation is quite worst as…

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At last, President Ghani visited Pakistan

Iqbal Khan While the US is anticipating conclusion of a peace agreement with the Taliban by September, followed by elections in which Taliban could participate as apolitical group, President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani fears fading into oblivion. In his quest for continued relevance in future Afghan landscape, he visited Pakistan on 27-28 June. Long pending…

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Zionists want to make Trump a saint!

Abdullah Muradoglu The “Bahrain Conference,” the first leg of the so-called “The Palestine peace plan” prepared by US President Donald Trump’s chief advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner, ended without much fanfare. And to put it in a nutshell, it envisages a $50 billion investment over 10 years as part of an economic plan for Palestine.…

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Why Pompeo is travelling to Middle East?

 Hanif Ghaffari American Secretary of States Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday that he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) to discuss the issues of western Asia. It seems that the intention behind this trip, like the previous trips of U.S. officials to Middle East, is to shake down Arab tycoons. In…

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Palestinians can thwart ‘deal of the century’

Ali Abo Rezeg With the US-led workshop held earlier in the Bahraini capital Manama, it became clear that the so-called “deal of the century” is a mere bid to portray the Palestinian cause as an economic issue being defended by “desperate” Palestinians. While addressing the participants in the meeting, Jared Kushner, the architect of the…

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