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A leaf from history: PNA parties vie for power
DAWN Group

A leaf from history: PNA leaders wrangle over ministries

During his frank discussion with Pakistan National Alliance (PNA) chief Mufti Mahmood, General Ziaul Haq understood for the first time where he had gone wrong. Gen Zia reportedly told the PNA chief that the Alliance had cooperated with the military ... DAWN Group, 3 days ago
DAWN Group

A leaf from history: Reclaiming Balochistan, peacefully

General Ziaul Haq knew about dynamics in Balochistan well — after all, his counsel as head of the army was sought by Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto when he began a military operation in the province. But after assuming power, Gen Zia wanted to ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

Simply democracy

RETIRED Gen Pervez Musharraf's flawed opinion of democracy that he expressed during an interview with the BBC is certainly not without precedence. Other Pakistani military rulers before him, especially Ayub Khan and Ziaul Haq, shared similar views: ...
 DAWN Group5 hours ago
DAWN Group

Taking Saarc out of the baby pool

SAARC began as a childish prank to corner the big boy in the neighbourhood. Gen Ziaur Rahman who conceived it and Gen Hossein Mohammed Ershad who hosted the first meeting in Dhaka both bore a baffling grudge against India. We were all allergic to ...
 DAWN Group2 days ago

14,000 Fata youths to be inducted into army: COAS

PESHAWAR: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif has announced a Fata youth package under which 14,000 youths from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas will be inducted into the army over five years. The army chief made the announcement ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
DAWN Group

The right to exit

PREVENTING past politicians from returning and present politicians from leaving has long been a fixture of Pakistani politics. The Exit Control List (ECL), with names of those facing charges, investigations and aspersions, casts a looming shadow ...
 DAWN Group1 day ago Pakistan: Sharif Family  GlobalSecurity.org2 months ago
Saudi Gazette

Former Pakistani diplomat shares his experiences of working with political leaders

Book cover of Karamat Ghori's "Bar-e-Shanasayee." N.A. Mirza Bar-e-Shanasayee" by Karamat Ghori, a former Pakistani bureaucrat and diplomat, should have been first published in Pakistan, two years ago, by the same publishing house which ...
 Saudi Gazette2 days ago

Debatable quota

WHAT is common between the incumbent chief secretary Punjab, chairman NAB, just retired chairman Federal Public Service Commission and our ambassador in Paris? It is their military background. They entered the civil services through a separate ...
 DAWN Group4 days ago

Host of Khan's corner meeting is killer, claims PPP

Senior Minister for Education Nisar Ahmed Khohru Saturday blasted the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) leadership saying those have served dictators like Gen Ziaul Haq and Pervez Musharraf could never be the well-wishers of the masses. And that ...
 Pakistan Today4 days ago

Intercepted conversation led to probe against Raphel: report

NEW YORK: An intercepted conversation of a Pakistani official spurred the high-profile investigation of a veteran diplomat, according to a New York Times report. The report, citing unnamed officials, did not specify details of that conversation.
 DAWN Group4 days ago
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