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Sultan M Hali

Sultan M Hali
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The writer is a former PAF Group Captain-turn-practicing journalist. He contributes to the print media, conducts a TV show and produces documentaries. He may be contacted at: [email protected]
EVERY new-year commences with the dread of a new false flag operation by India and the blame being pinned on Pakistan for perpetrating the attack. In 2015, it was the “terror boat drama” while in 2016, it was the...
Indian ambitions of joining the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) are based on the fact that the group controls commercial activities and technology transfers in the world. Its membership will also grant India global acceptance as a nuclear weapons armed...
Even post retirement, Pakistan’s knight in shining armor cannot escape the spotlight“To be, or not to be” appears to be apt for the dilemma of Pakistan’s former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif (R.S.), who relinquished command,...
Sultan M HaliPAKISTAN successfully test-fired its indigenously-developed submarine launched cruise missile (SLCM) Babur-III on January 9, 2017 from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean according to ISPR. Having a range of 450 kilometres, Babur-III is a sea-based variant...
Sanctions against Pakistani defence-related entitiesUS government has placed sanctions against certain defence-related Pakistani entities. This move came about on December 15, 2016, when, out of the blue, a notification by the US Department of Commerce named the entities and...
Implications for the regionIndia tested its Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in its final operational configuration from Wheeler Island off Odisha on December 26, 2016, paving the way for its eventual induction into the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) after user-trials,...
AFGHAN President Dr Ashraf Ghani lashed out at Pakistan parroting his host Narendra Modi, the hardliner Indian Premier during the sixth Heart of Asia ministerial conference at Amritsar on December 4, 2016. Modi’s vitriolic venom against Pakistan was to...
On the 15th Anniversary of China’s entry into WTONovember 11, 2001, marked a red letter day in the history of China’s trade – nay, the world’s trade, commerce and economy, when Shi Guangsheng, the then Chinese Minister of Foreign Trade...
DECEMBER 16, 1971 is considered as the bleakest day in the history of Pakistan. On this day, Pakistan’s eastern wing was forcibly severed and Bangladesh was born. Hindu Brahmins were severely opposed to the division of India after the...
The Nawaz Sharif government is in the dock on various charges of corruption. The hottest case under judicial microscope is the Panama scandal involving money laundering through off shore companies. In the past too references against the Sharif brothers...