Will CIA Seize Interfering in FATA?

By C Andrew Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) lies on Pakistan’s western border and covers an area of 27220 square kilometers and inhabited by a population of 5,001,676 people (according … Read More

Who Benefits from the Afghan Drug Trade?

UN has declared Afghanistan the biggest producer of opium; a multi-billion business in the world. However, Afghan economy does not benefit from this trade in a worthwhile manner. Afghan opium … Read More

Donald Trump Damaging Global War on Terror

The Global War on Terror continues to financially bleed Pakistan as the country had to spend $123.13 billion, equivalent to Rs.10.373 trillion, in direct and indirect cost due to incidents … Read More

The Kashmir Upspring

By Sadiq Zafar A month has passed and peace seems to be an unimaginable thing in the valley of Kashmir. Burning in the political inferno, only the people of Kashmir … Read More

Why the Heroin Trade Helped Defeat the US in Afghanistan

America’s Opium War in Afghanistan. By Alfred W. McCoy In October 2001, the U.S. launched its invasion of Afghanistan largely through proxy Afghan fighters with the help of Special Operations … Read More

US drones strikes in Pakistan: Only 10 have been identified among many killed last year

Just 10 of the scores killed by US drones in Pakistan last year have so far been identified, according to data collected by the Bureau’s Naming the Dead project. The … Read More