Pakistan OKs Military Cross-border Ops Against Terrorists; Experts Say Pakistan Needs Counter-Narrative

Irshad Salim (MAMOSA Report) — Pakistan’s civilian government has reportedly authorized the army to conduct cross-border strikes against terrorists based

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Remember Panamagate? ‘The Postman Always Rings Twice’

By IRSHAD SALIM – Imran Khan’s Panamagate movement (6 months old now) and the status quo’s damage control moves (latest)

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Imran Khan and Edward Snowden: As the world turns

By IRSHAD SALIM — There is a strain of similarity between Edward Snowden and Imran Khan – their gambit and

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Pakistan’s Democratic Opportunity at Crossroads

By MADIHA AFZAL — In the three years since May 2013 elections, trends have been less sanguine. The election that

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Opinion: Why is Kashmir bleeding?

By AIJAZ ZAKA SYED — The Indian media boasts an illustrious history. Born under the British rule, it quickly mastered

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Balochistan: Caught in the Fragility Trap (part 1)

Beset by multiple cyclical conflicts, Balochistan remains the most fragile province in Pakistan. This brief discusses recent attempts at ending

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Opinion: Urdu language in crisis

By SHABBIR AHMAD — I CANNOT recall my last “pure” Urdu conversation with someone, not even with a person who

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