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