In Afghanistan, Trump would dearly like to withdraw before his re-election next year, preferably without any more body bags and without loss of face.
17 Aug 2019 12:49 AM
One could watch either the ICC Cricket World Cup final or the Gentlemen’s Singles Final at Wimbledon.
19 Jul 2019 12:03 AM
The Russians spent over nine years in Afghanistan, and quit after learning the costly lesson that Muscovite might is not always right.
12 Jul 2019 12:18 AM
Iran knows the US better than Trump knows Iran.
06 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
She has spent the past three-and-a-half years finding out, and lost her job as a result.
14 Jun 2019 12:57 AM
Sanjaya Baru had served as Dr Singh’s media adviser for four years, from 2004 until 2008.
25 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
PM Imran Khan must be inundated already with advice proffered by his friends, his critics, his wives.
14 Dec 2018 12:05 AM
Humanists have criticised President Trump for not censuring the Saudi leadership for suspected complicity in Khashoggi’s elimination.
30 Nov 2018 12:34 AM
Few of our ministers of information have been as forthcoming as the late Altaf Gauhar, once the mouthpiece of President Ayub Khan.
16 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
In a Xi’an market, a stall owner makes his money selling facsimile currency notes for use at schools.
05 Oct 2018 1:32 AM
Dulat and Durrani closed off their book in March this year.
01 Jun 2018 1:06 AM
Aurangzeb was one of 14 children Shah Jahan sired from his beloved Mumtaz Mahal.
09 Mar 2018 5:10 AM
Khan’s detractors are having a field day mocking his latest attempt to find a suitable spouse.
23 Feb 2018 1:47 AM
Perhaps Trump’s next tweet will not be about aid, but to Imran Khan, celebrating the triumph of hope over experience.
12 Jan 2018 12:14 AM
The Kushner/Netanyahu collaboration has begun with the acknowledgement of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
29 Dec 2017 1:24 AM
Nawaz Sharif’s political oscillations remind one of the person who had a nightmare that he was making a public speech, and awoke to find that he was.
09 Sep 2017 12:14 AM
Imran Khan once boasted that he had been offered the prime minister-ship by Gen Musharraf.
11 Aug 2017 12:16 AM
The river’s banks are murder and mayhem. Pakistan’s first PM Liaquat Ali Khan was assassinated in Rawalpindi in 1951.
28 Jul 2017 1:00 AM
China meanwhile is determined not to be distracted from its ambition to be the prime superpower by 2117.
02 Jun 2017 12:17 AM
The sort of monochrome absolutism that Trump espouses was once the credo of another leader who too believed himself invincible.
10 Feb 2017 12:42 AM