Ideological Battles Behind Enemy Lines

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Imad Zafar

Criticism is a healthy thing for society if the intention is to point towards the loopholes or problems. As an analyst, journalist or writer, one needs to identify the weaknesses that are prevailing in society. Quite often while criticizing or analysing situations we the journalists and writers sometimes become activists instead of writers, thus breaching the rule of objective journalism.

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Panama verdict: Sharif injured but survives to fight the ‘Godfathers’

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Imad Zafar

Finally after a long wait, the verdict of the Panama Papers case in Pakistan has been announced. Five judges gave a lease of life to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by not disqualifying him on the petition filed by Imran Khan and company.

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Justice, Security and Rule of Law: Putin’s backing the Afghani Taliban

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Cynthia M. Lardner

Many different radicalized extremist groups operate in Afghanistan, including the Afghan Taliban, Al-Qaeda, and ISIS. While ISIS and the Taliban share an ultraconservative interpretation of Islam with the avowed purpose of advancing radicalized Islam, the difference stops there. Whereas ISIS and al-Qaeda have adopted a global jihad against all nonbelievers, called apostates, the Taliban is focused on control in Afghanistan, viewing ISIS leaders and foreign fighters as intruders.

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Justice, Security and Rule of Law: The Pakistani-India Conflict

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Cynthia M. Lardner

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Militancy setting down roots in Pakistan

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Sattar Rind

It may or may not be accepted, but it is a fact that most political parties at a national level in Pakistan, either directly or indirectly are supporting the Islamic militants.

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The War between ISIS and the Afghan Taliban

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Sattar Rind

Following the announcement of the death of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar, his self declared successor Mullah Akhtar Mansoor has increased the suicidal attacks in Kabul, with more than one hundred civilians and Afghan militia killed or seriously injured this month.

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