Raheel Sharif

In the Line of Duty

Pakistan’s new Army Chief Gen. Qamar Bajwa has to deal with the challenges left behind by Gen. Raheel Sharif By Ejaz Haider Sometime ago, before writing an article on civil-military relations, I decided to do a simple experiment. I asked whoever I met that day to name Pakistan’s air force and navy chiefs. Except one, a

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Pakistan’s Powerful Army Chief Begins Farewell Visits

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 – Pakistan‘s powerful army chief Raheel Sharif began a round of farewell visits on Monday, his spokesman said, damping speculation he might receive an extension when his three-year term ends this month. The general has been immensely popular among ordinary Pakistanis, who see him as having effectively tackled crime

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No One Is Safe

Quetta’s deadly attack on hospital proves no place is sacred for Daesh BY Mishaal khan Last week’s terror attacks in Quetta, Pakistan, saw three generations of lawyers, wiped out. Quetta has been one of the longest-suffering victims of terrorism since September 11, 2001 in both Pakistan and throughout the world. But the recent attack on

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Pakistan PM Looks to Play Peacemaker With Saudi Arabia, Iran Visits

ISLAMABAD, Jan 18 – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will travel to Saudi Arabia and Iran on Monday, in a bid to bridge the growing divide between the two countries after the Sunni kingdom’s execution of a Shiite cleric sparked a bitter row. Sharif will fly to Saudi Arabia on Monday before visiting Iran’s capital

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