Pakistan Fails in Bid to Keep Off Terrorist Funding List

Reading Time: 4 minutesLike China, Saudi Arabia has adopted contradictory attitudes towards Pakistani militants, supporting those that serve its geopolitical objectives while seeking to neutralise militants that either threaten its interests or are of little value to the kingdom. Saudi Arabia and China paved the way for this week’s decision to put Pakistan on FATF’s grey list by […]

It is Time to Cease the Ceasefire: Sinister Plot to Internationalise Kashmir Issue

Reading Time: 4 minutesShujaat Bukhari, editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir, was shot dead, on June 14. All too sudden was also the killing of Rifleman Aurangzeb, abducted and killed while on his way to a furlough to celebrate Eid with his family. The widespread condemnation – from Srinagar to Delhi – of Bukhari’s killing is part heart-felt, part sham. […]

Pak Junta Grounds ISI Durrani to Grind Him: Book Reveals Games Played by Spooks across the Border

Reading Time: 4 minutesLt. General Asad Durrani, once chief of Pakistan’s notorious Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), is in trouble. He danced a tango with ex-RAW head Amarjit Singh Dulat – who is in the habit of chronicling his years as a spy – and spilled ‘ISI-Beans’ that Indian journalist Aditya Sinha strung together with ‘Dulat Brand Chickpeas’ to write […]

Health is Always the Biggest Victim of Conflicts: Rule by Military-Industry Disastrous for Mankind

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt is an irony that those at the helm of affairs feign ignorance of the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons. Recent statements of the US administration to modernise their nuclear weapons programme are a serious issue for mankind to ponder over. The US decision to break the treaty with Iran has dangerous connotations. But the […]

Ramadan Peace is all a Hoax: Data shows no Letup in Terror Attacks While Fasting

Reading Time: 4 minutesLet’s admit it, Ramadan or Ramzan has never been an excuse for Islamic warriors to stop fighting or firing. They continued to fast and say their five times a day Namaz with swords in fists and fingers on the trigger. The month of fasting doesn’t mean militants and terrorists will sit and while the time away […]

Kashmir Developments Need a Strong Political Initiative

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe situation has remained grim since the Modi government came to power, as it has treated the Kashmir problem merely as that of law and order and had been trying to tackle the issue by use of force. It has fully swallowed the theory of the NSA Ajit Doval that the protestors should be suppressed […]

Mehbooba Mufti is a Darling, But Whose?

Reading Time: 5 minutesYear-round foreign and Kashmiri terrorists go on a killing spree in J&K and Mehbooba wants to give them the Ramadan month off to rest their guns and limbs. She wants the Indian army to ‘ceasefire’ for the duration of Ramadan, which is right around the calendar. Here’s a report, for Different Truths. Year-round eat, drink […]

Trump Regime Expanding Fast Foreign Military Bases: Peace Coalition Plans Massive Anti-War Demonstrations on April 14-15

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe U.S. already maintains 800+ foreign military bases in at least 80 countries around the world, mainly surrounding China and Russia—although the U.S. also maintains its fortresses on Cuba and Puerto Rico, and surrounding Venezuela. Here’s an analysis, for Different Truths. The U.S. President Donald Trump’s new discretionary budget will shovel 61 percent of the […]

Fifteen Years after the US Invasion of Iraq Terrorist Activities Spread to New Areas

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt’s a good time to reflect on what Iraq war — the longest in U.S. history — has cost Americans and others around the world. Americans spend $32 million per hour, according to a counter by the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Put another way: Since 2001, every American taxpayer has spent […]