Osama Bin Laden
Opinion  /  Published 17.09.21

Pakistan’s entanglement in Afghanistan

A month after the dramatic fall of the old order in Kabul, what is evident in Pakistan is a mix of sentiment ranging from quiet satisfaction to heady triumphalism. Three factors underwrite these views...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.21

Old tricks: Islamist terrorism

Violent Islamist movements, as current events in Afghanistan demonstrate, have had some success in Muslim countries that were invaded by the United States of America. But they have failed everywhere e...
By Gwynne Dyer

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.21

India-Afghanistan: It takes two to tango

With India emptying out its embassy in Kabul and flying its official personnel back home in the aftermath of the Taliban takeover of the Afghan capital, the parallels with 1996 are impossible to ignor...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

World  /  Published 15.11.20

Qaida No. 2 shot in Tehran

Al Qaida’s second-highest leader, accused of being one of the masterminds of the deadly 1998 attacks on American embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran three months ago, intelligence officials ...
By Adam Goldman, Eric Schmitt, Farnaz Fassihi , Ronen Bergman in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

Loosening grip of the government in Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan made international headlines last week but for all the wrong reasons. Khan made a surprise appearance in the National Assembly on Thursday to defend his government’s ov...
By Mehmal Sarfraz


Opinion  /  Published 01.11.19

Are all languages equal?

Sir — Shabana Azmi recently shared a photograph of a signboard at the Chennai International Airport. The signage read, “Eating carpet is strictly prohibited”. This led to much mirth on Twitter. ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 24.03.19

‘Masood son-in-law’ on Adityanath lips

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday accused “some parties” of offering biryani to terrorists while the Narendra Modi government fed them bullets, and termed a Congress candidate...
By PTI in Lucknow

World  /  Published 08.06.19

Bangladeshi immigrant charged with planning Times Square attack

A Bangladeshi immigrant, who allegedly heaped praise on the Islamic State (ISIS) and Osama bin Laden, was charged on Friday after he was accused of plotting a grenade attack on the bustling tourist-cl...
By PTI in New York

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.19

Diplomacy thy name is…

A weighty fraction of the world (15 out of 195 countries) got together and finally agreed to call a man, who has been running worldwide terror operations since the early 1990s, a global terrorist. And...
By Upala Sen

World  /  Published 19.11.18

Tweet war: Imran hits out at Trump

“Instead of making Pakistan a scapegoat for their failures, the US should do a serious assessment of why, despite 140000 Nato troops plus 250,000 Afghan troops & reportedly $1 trillion spent on ...
By Reuters and PTI in Islamabad


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