Asia-Pacific, Pakistan, Politics
Opinion, World, Editor's Choice
Pakistan’s role in the war on terror, which had been recognised by the world until the last US government, has suddenly turned into a question mark in President Trump’s era. The power shift in the United States has certainly brought a policy shift in Afghanistan in general and towards Pakistan in particular.
Americas, USA, Asia-Pacific, Pakistan, Opinion, Politics
Terrorism is one of the major keywords that define our 21st century. Whether we turn on the TV, listen to the radio, browse the internet, or even check out social media platforms, terror seems always to be the center of discussion. It has sadly become a normal sight to see or hear about terrorism victims all over the world on a daily basis, so normal, that we count our dead by numbers, and we are seldom not sensitive to the numbers displayed.
President Trump stood to his reputation, he took seven months to coin his ‘winning strategy’ on the Afghan war, and as expected, it was nothing but a way to dump his failed military approach on Pakistan.
The concentration of media ownership, causing significant leverage to a handful of media houses, has raised grave concerns about the future of press and information homogenization. All things considered, the mainstream media has put blindfolds on news reporting, a fact we need to change to step forward.