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Kamran Rehmat



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Making sense of Hersh's Bin Laden blockbuster

Four years after Osama bin Laden was found in Abbottabad not far from Pakistan Military Academy — the US equivalent of West Point or UK's Sandhurst — we are nowhere near any definitive account...

In search of soft targets after schoolchildren's massacre

The attack on Ismailis appears to have no other explanation; neither were they agent provocateurs nor did they have any stake, whether as participants or observers...

Rafique rails as a wobbly PML-N train loses wheel

The larger issue is one of a free, fair and transparent conduct of the poll. It is about nixing the possibility of manipulation...

Has the MQM chief bitten off more than he can chew?

A measure of the heat the MQM is copping can be gauged from the fact that Hussain has increased the frequency of his telephonic address to party cadres...

MQM nails bye-poll, but will that stem the rot?

Before drawing inferences from the outcome, it is instructive to delve into the background and context of the bye-polls. Azizabad is where MQM's headquarter — called Nine Zero — is...

Nawaz Sharif's tightrope walk on Yemen imbroglio

Pakistan has to be cognizant of its ties with Iran with whom it shares a border. In its own interest, not only can Islamabad not compromise its geography with Tehran...

'Ambush' of returning PTI sets the tongues wagging

The ferocity of the parliamentary 'stunt' — lends as it does to TRPs— is however, not the actual reason for the debate. Pundits are vexed over why it was enacted and what it portends...

PML-N and PTI 'come of age' but what's the deal?

The understanding on the need for a judicial inquiry reflects well on arguably, the two most important political forces in the country. The agreement hopefully, heralds a culture of accommodation...

The Sharifs, PM and General all converge for policy reset

Pakistani power corollary suggests, a man who comes to head the world's seventh largest standing army is more likely to develop a mind of his own, if it has not been discovered already...

Are hands that rocked the MQM's cradle its own?

MQM's cause has not been helped by Altaf Hussain, its self-exiled leader, who has been virtually running the party on telephone from London since fleeing arrest in 1992...

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