Hussain Haqqani

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Death sentence to General Musharraf isn’t end of military rule in Pakistan; Rawalpindi has long moved to control via other means
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Death sentence to General Musharraf isn’t end of military rule in Pakistan; Rawalpindi has long moved to control via other means

The conviction of General Pervez Musharraf for treason does not interrogate the Pakistan Army’s primacy in the country’s political life, rather it reiterates a proscription on the use of a tool the Generals do not think they now require

Evolution of terrorism: World showing signs of relapsing into pre-9/11 complacency, allowing rise of Jihadi Terror 3.0
India

Evolution of terrorism: World showing signs of relapsing into pre-9/11 complacency, allowing rise of Jihadi Terror 3.0

On Wednesday, General Bipin Rawat made it clear that terrorism is here to stay, but it will take myriad forms, mutate and even spawn into a hydra-headed monster.

Pakistan begins process to extradite Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to US, on embezzlement charges
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Pakistan begins process to extradite Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to US, on embezzlement charges

The Interpol had refused to issue an arrest warrant against Hussain Haqqani, a prominent critic of Pakistan's military and political leadership, in January last year.

Pakistan SC demands anti-corruption agency to extradite ex-envoy Hussain Haqqani from US
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Pakistan SC demands anti-corruption agency to extradite ex-envoy Hussain Haqqani from US

Haqqani, 62, is currently Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia at the Hudson Institute, think-tank in Washington.

US suspends $1.15 billion in security funding to Pakistan, but will it finally force Islamabad to act on terror?
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US suspends $1.15 billion in security funding to Pakistan, but will it finally force Islamabad to act on terror?

US withholding funds to Pakistan isn't a new development. Over the years, and even earlier this year, Washington had stopped funding, saying Islamabad hadn't done enough to justify the funding

Kulbhushan Jadhav death row: Ex-diplomat claims 'spy games' hindering India-Pakistan ties
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Kulbhushan Jadhav death row: Ex-diplomat claims 'spy games' hindering India-Pakistan ties

Former Pakistan ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has criticised the death sentence awarded to retired Indian navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying Islamabad's "spy games" are making it tougher for the two South Asian neighbours to even explore peace.

Trump admin should levy costs on Pakistan for perpetuating terror: US think-tank
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Trump admin should levy costs on Pakistan for perpetuating terror: US think-tank

"Pakistani military leaders continue to support terrorist groups that attack India in an effort to keep it off balance and to draw international mediation into the dispute with India over Kashmir," said the report.

Former ambassador harming Pakistan's interests in US, says Sartaj Aziz
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Former ambassador harming Pakistan's interests in US, says Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan's former ambassador in the US was "lobbying against his own country" and "creating hurdles for the government", said Sartaj Aziz.

One year on, Modi govt bogged down by bureaucracy and politics, says US think-tank
India

One year on, Modi govt bogged down by bureaucracy and politics, says US think-tank

Observing that the Modi government has been bogged down by bureaucracy and politics, a top US think-tank has said "caution" and not enthusiasm is evident in every arena.

India should avoid 'Magnificent Delusions' about Nawaz Sharif
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India should avoid 'Magnificent Delusions' about Nawaz Sharif

Hussain Haqqani, a former adviser to Sharif who now teaches at Boston University, is forthright in his new book that Sharif is a snake in the grass.

Pak SC asks Husain Haqqani to appear before it within 3 weeks
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Pak SC asks Husain Haqqani to appear before it within 3 weeks

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday warned that it would ask authorities to cancel the passport of former Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani if he did not appear in court within three weeks in connection with a probe into a mysterious memo that allegedly sought American help to stave off a military coup.

Memo Commission no one to judge my patriotism: guilty Haqqani
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Memo Commission no one to judge my patriotism: guilty Haqqani

The Pakistan Supreme Court has ordered Haqqani to appear in court within two weeks. Haqqani, meanwhile, tweeted: "Those who endorsed military dictators & allowed them 2 amend constitution cannot judge my -or anyone else's- patriotism."