Tag Archives: Baloch

Combating The Enemy in Balochistan

The Balochistan situation requires a smart strategic communications strategy, accompanied by good governance. A big challenge is to disprove the allegations of corruption within the ranks of law enforcement agencies.

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Uzair ‘The Smoking Gun’

If criminals continue functioning in the name of justice, Pakistan is at risk of becoming a criminal state.

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Gwadar, CPEC and Questions

Chinese officials and those associated with Gwadar projects seem very happy with the development of roads as well as the raising of the Northern and Southern Special Security Divisions for their protection. What they, however, want is prompt decisions and objection-free executions and expect the central government to put to rest the controversy over eastern and western routes. 

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Pakistan: Change on the Balochistan Horizon?

While the Pakistani government has scored serious tactical victories in its efforts to bring peace to the restive Baluchistan province, strategic success may still be elusive.

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Reporting from Hell: The Story of Pakistani Journalism

Media in Pakistan entered 2014 under the old threat to journalists’ lives. Caught in bloody crossfire between blind state power and extremist terror, journalism has always been a tightrope walk in Pakistan. Media by default is part of this war for being the sole platform to showcase the bloody drama in newspaper columns and on the airwaves.   Last year …

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Security Fears Hamper Relief Work in Quake-Hit Pakistan

QUETTA: Many times before, Abdul Rashid, 30, a general practitioner, has volunteered in emergency situations. “I believe it is my duty to use my medical skills to help. I went to Sindh Province in 2011 to help flood victims; I helped victims of the 2007 cyclone in Balochistan; and I worked in Pakistan-administered Kashmir as a medical student after the 2005 earthquake for months,” Rashid …

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