Imran Khan’s Interview with PBS Corrected the Weaponized Misperceptions About Him

By Andrew Korybko Global Research, November 27, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Imran Khan’s latest efforts to set the record straight about himself and his policies are explicitly aimed at the American audience with a view towards assuaging any concerns they might have about... Continue Reading →

Pakistan, Planned Political Chaos: Imran Khan a Victim of Hope for the Future

By Mahboob A. Khawaja Global Research, November 06, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Pakistan Looks for a Navigational Change Pakistan’s trajectory of current affairs unfolds multiple crises of critical nature for its freedom, security and future-making.  Wherever the military comes into power, it... Continue Reading →

The Assassination Attempt Against Imran Khan Exposes the Establishment’s Dirty Game

By Andrew Korybko Global Research, November 04, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Whichever of these three courses of action they choose to go through with, there’s no denying that the strategic inertia is decisively against The Establishment’s elite echelons, who already lost their... Continue Reading →

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan wounded in ‘assassination attempt’

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan (C) addresses his supporters during an anti-government march on the capital Islamabad, demanding early elections, in Gujranwala on November 1, 2022. (Photo by AFP) Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been shot in the leg in an “assassination attempt” during a political rally. Local media reported the incident... Continue Reading →

U.S. Regime Threatens to ‘Hang’ Pakistan’s Popular Leader Imran Khan If He Holds Anti-Coup March

By Eric Zuesse Global Research, October 17, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Imran Khan had been the extremely popular progressive populist secular (non-sectarian) democratically elected Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan during 18 August 2018 to 10 April 2022, when he then became overthrown by... Continue Reading →

Pakistan: Criticizing Chief Of Army Staff = “Inciting Mutiny”, But Wanting to Hang the Former Prime Minister = “Free Speech”

By Andrew Korybko Global Research, October 17, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** “Something’s rotten in the state of Pakistan”, and it’s that the country’s institutions have been captured by American proxies through a post-modern coup, after which they began aggressively waging “lawfare” on... Continue Reading →

Pakistan Stands in Solidarity with China Amid the Recent Events Around Taiwan

By Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan Global Research, August 04, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Followed by the visit of the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, the emerging situation is quite tense. Despite advance warnings, she made her visit and offended the 1.4... Continue Reading →

The Removal Of Imran Khan and the Popular Push Back. How Pakistan Helped Foster “The War on Terrorism”

By Michael Welch, Junaid S. Ahmad, and Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, May 07, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. a *** “I am saying to you today, that for the first time, Pakistan’s policies won’t be for the few rich people, it will be for the poor, for our women, for our minorities, whose rights... Continue Reading →

Terror from Balochistan: A Menacing Tool to Disrupt China-Pakistan Economic Relations?

By Pepe Escobar Global Research, May 06, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** A Baloch suicide bombing targeting Chinese workers in Karachi comes a mere month after the US-backed ousting of PM Imran Khan. Pakistan is a critical BRI hub in Beijing’s vast Eurasian connectivity project, and... Continue Reading →

Pakistan’s Khan openly blames US for ‘regime change conspiracy’

The combo photo shows former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, right, and US President Joe Biden. Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan, who was recently unseated by a no-confidence vote, has openly blamed the administration of US President Joe Biden for his ouster. In a tweet on Monday, Khan brought up the question that if... Continue Reading →

“The Imperial Logic” of the Pakistani Left. Khan is “No Anti-imperialist Hero”

By Azhar Imran Global Research, April 28, 2022 Countercurrents Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Pakistan has been rocked by demonstrations throughout the country since the ouster of former Prime Minister Imran Khan from power. This development has been a surprise not only to Khan’s detractors, but to Khan’s... Continue Reading →

‘Something is rotten in the state of Pakistan’: How Islamabad’s stance shapes the region

Political crisis in Pakistan and its foreign policy: Constant and non-constant variables © AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti Pakistan’s traditionally complex and intricate domestic political environment has just experienced another reshuffling. With the government headed by Imran Khan determined to salvage its position, even by dissolving the National Assembly (the lower chamber of the parliament), the joint... Continue Reading →

Pakistan: Karachi and Lahore Rallies in Millions. Largest Political Gatherings in the Country’s History

By Junaid S. Ahmad Global Research, April 22, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Just as the first rally in Peshawar, these two rallies are among the largest political gatherings in the country’s history. Significantly, they show that PTI is the first real *national* political party... Continue Reading →

US Wants Pakistan to Turn Back to the Western Fold

By Paul Antonopoulos Global Research, April 20, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Despite Washington repeatedly saying that the US would not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, the overthrow of Imran Khan from the Pakistani Prime Ministership suggests otherwise if he is to be believed.... Continue Reading →

Joys of Western Democracy: American Victory and Loss of Political Sovereignty in Pakistan

By Dr. Ejaz Akram Global Research, April 19, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** After committing the shameful atrocities of direct colonization against the non-West, the West felt it was necessary to invent methods of indirect colonization. Other than institutional controls, they would incarcerate and assassinate... Continue Reading →

The Destabilization of Pakistan

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, April 16, 2022 30 December 2007 Author’s Note The Biden White House was behind Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s political demise. “We know which are the places from where the pressure is being exerted on us. We will not compromise on the interest of the country. I [Khan] am not levelling allegations, I have... Continue Reading →

US-engineered Regime Change in Pakistan Lands Corrupt Leader in Office. Interview with Sabtain Ahmed Dar

By Sabtain Ahmed Dar and Steven Sahiounie Global Research, April 14, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, warned of foreign intervention by the US to oust him from office, and now Khan has been replaced by Shahbaz Sharif, who enters office having involved... Continue Reading →

Pakistani PM loses no-confidence vote

Imran Khan had previously claimed the opposition was acting on orders from abroad Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan © Parker Song-Pool / Getty Images Sunday’s motion means that Khan’s five-year term has ended early, much like that of all previous prime ministers of the country. The opposition will now put forward their own candidate... Continue Reading →

Pakistan Political Crisis: Why Imran Khan’s Enemies Want Him Out

The prime minister has been vulnerable to attack - both domestically and externally - since coming to power in 2018 By Peter Oborne Global Research, April 07, 2022 Middle East Eye 6 April 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Prime Minister Imran Khan’s decision to dissolve the Pakistani... Continue Reading →

Pakistan PM names ‘foreign power’ that wants him toppled

Imran Khan accuses the US of meddling as no-confidence vote looms FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Imran Khan attends a military parade to mark Pakistan National Day, March 23, 2022 ©  AP / Anjum Naveed Pakistani PM Imran Khan ‘accidentally’ named the United States as the culprit when he claimed “a foreign country I can’t name” was eager... Continue Reading →

The US-Pakistan Standoff: Trump’s “Anti-Pakistan Strategy” is Directed against China and Russia

By Masud Wadan Global Research, September 07, 2017 The US has warned Pakistan very often, but none of them were so stern. Then China popped up to hit back at Washington which was an eye-opening backlash. Only China and Russia’s standing against Trump’s Pakistan speech is enough to suggest the US was serious this time. Beijing showed... Continue Reading →

Will Pakistan Still Remain in Riyadh’s Colony? The Removal of Nawaz Sharif

The Pakistani forces' involvement in Kashmir and the West of Afghanistan in 1999, along with the country's economic problems, gradually decreased the popularity of Nawaz Sharif among the people. By Brian H. Hayden Global Research, August 26, 2017 Featured image: Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The generals of the Pakistan Army... Continue Reading →

Historic Shift in Geopolitical Alignments: India and Pakistan Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, August 01, 2017 On June 9, both India and Pakistan became simultaneously members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Eurasian economic, political and mutual security organization largely dominated China and Russia.  While the SCO with headquarters in Beijing is not officially a “military alliance”, it nonetheless serves as... Continue Reading →

Escalation of India-Pakistan Conflict ‘Threatens World with Nuclear Catastrophe’

By Sputnik Global Research, July 27, 2017 Sputnik 25 July 2017 Tensions are growing between India and Pakistan over the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir. So far this month, 11 people have been killed and another 18 injured amid violations of the ceasefire along the line of control. RIA Novosti contributor Ilya Plekhanov warns... Continue Reading →

Grisly Peshawar Slaughter – Who Created Taliban, Who Still Funds Them?

By Tony Cartalucci Global Research, December 17, 2014 Land Destroyer Report Taliban militants stormed an army public school in the northern city of Peshawar, killing over 100, including many young students. It is believed up to 10 militants took part in the attack, dressed as soldiers to first infiltrate the school’s grounds before beginning the... Continue Reading →

Pakistan mourns school slaughter

By Asia Times Online staff Pakistan has begun three days of national mourning for the 132 children and nine staff killed in an attack on an army-run school in northwest Peshawar city on Tuesday for which the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility. Seven militants died during the army efforts to retake the school. The 141 people... Continue Reading →

Only 4% of people killed by US in Pakistan were Al-Qaeda members

VOLTAIRE NETWORK President Barack Obama has largely developed his targeted killing program. Once a week, he oversees a meeting of his security officials in a White House basement to decide who will be his next victims, reported the New York Times [1]. The Nobel Peace Prize winner justified his action by claiming that all he is... Continue Reading →

India and Pakistan trade warnings over escalating border clashes

By Kranti Kumara and Keith Jones 10 October 2014 India and Pakistan have exchanged bellicose warnings over what are being described as the most serious border skirmishes in more than a decade. Adopting rhetoric similar to that Israel routinely employs before launching some new aggression, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley declared Thursday that India is “a... Continue Reading →

Pakistani Taliban Pledges Support To ISIL

Pakistani Taliban says it will provide fighters "and every possible support" to help ISIL defeat its enemies. By Al Jazeera and agencies October 05, 2014 "ICH" - "Al Jazeera" -  The Pakistani Taliban has declared it is backing the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and ordered fighters across the region to help the... Continue Reading →

Pakistani talks to end anti-government protests collapse

By Sampath Perera 12 September 2014 Negotiations in Islamabad with opposition leader Imran Khan aimed at ending anti-government protests broke down on Monday, deepening the political impasse facing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government. Khan said he would not compromise on his main demand: the resignation of Sharif as the precondition for any settlement. “The sticking... Continue Reading →

Anti-government protests deepen Pakistan’s political crisis

By Sampath Perera and K. Ratnayake 2 September 2014 Pakistan’s political crisis has intensified after anti-government demonstrators demanding Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation clashed with the riot police over the weekend. Protestors attempted to march to Sharif’s official residence and the adjoining parliament house in Islamabad. Three people were killed in the police attack... Continue Reading →

India-Pakistan relations rapidly deteriorating

By Deepal Jayasekera 1 September 2014 Relations between India and its historic rival Pakistan have deteriorated sharply in recent weeks, especially after India’s government, now led by the Hindu supremacist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), cancelled a much anticipated meeting between the countries’ Foreign Secretaries. Last month saw a dramatic rise in cross-border firing along the... Continue Reading →

Pakistani military intervenes in political crisis

By K. Ratnayake 30 August 2014 The Pakistani army has intervened in the country’s political crisis in what has been described by some commentators as a “soft coup.” Army chief General Raheel Sharif intervened on Thursday night into the political standoff between the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and ongoing opposition protests calling for... Continue Reading →

Political tensions escalate in Pakistan as protests demand PM’s resignation

By Sampath Perera 21 August 2014 Pakistan’s political crisis continued to mount yesterday, as twin protest marches demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation reached the parliamentary precinct of the capital of Islamabad. Protest leaders vowed to storm Sharif’s official residence inside the city’s high security zone but postponed any action last night after negotiations began... Continue Reading →

Pakistani opposition parties launch anti-government protest

By Sampath Perera 15 August 2014 The Pakistani government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday permitted large protest convoys, organised by two bourgeois opposition parties, to head toward the capital of Islamabad while imposing tight security and warning of a crackdown in the event of violence. Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami... Continue Reading →

Time to end the subcontinent’s family feud

By Arshad M Khan India is holding elections. A massive undertaking, the process is expected to take five weeks to allow the 800 million eligible voters an opportunity to vote. But the issue that can bring Armageddon to the subcontinent is not open to debate. Relations with its nuclear-armed neighbor have not improved, despite attempts by... Continue Reading →

Pakistan: Taliban Peace Talks How To Make Sense, Out Of Nonsense?

By Dr. Mahboob A. Khawaja February 19, 2014 "Information Clearing House -  Secretive peace talks between PM Nawaz Sharif Government and Taharak Taliban Pakistan (TTP) groups overflowing conspicuous media headlines hardly tell the truth full of hatred and fear of the unknown. Both represent willing suspicion of disbelief that talks could render peace which none have... Continue Reading →

The World Cannot Turn A Blind Eye To America’s Drone Attacks In Pakistan

The World Cannot Turn A Blind Eye To America’sDrone Attacks In Pakistan Why was Karim Khan prevented from speaking out against drone warfare? By Robert Fisk February 16 2014 "Information Clearing House - "The Independent" - -  Karim Khan is a lucky man. When you’re picked up by 20 armed thugs, some in police uniform – aka the... Continue Reading →

Pakistan, a Victim of Ideological Colonization

By Dr. Ismail Salami Global Research, January 12, 2014 The distressing story of a Pakistani teenager who lost his life while he was making efforts to prevent a suicide bomber from detonating his school and unleashing a maniac massacre of innocent children in the country’s troubled north-west has gained colossal attention in the world. Aitizaz Hasan,... Continue Reading →

India, Pak Nuclear War Could Put 2 billion People at Risk: Study

By Lalit K Jha December 11, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "PTI" - WASHINGTON -A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would result in a global famine that could kill over two billion people — a quarter of the world's population — and end human civilisation, a study warned today. "A nuclear war using only a fraction... Continue Reading →

The Story of Malala, and its Misuse for the Western Culture War

29.11.2013  by Peter Baofu, Ph.D. The story of Malala Yousafzai, the 16 years old Pakistani activist for girls' education, is tragic, not because she endured the assassination attempt by the Taliban in 2012, but because her historical narrative has been "misused" for the Western culture war around the world, especially (though not exclusively) as a... Continue Reading →

US expands its drone war on Pakistan

By Keith Jones  23 November 2013 A US drone strike on a seminary in the Hangu district of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province killed at least six people Thursday, including several civilians. The three-missile attack was only the second-ever US drone strike in Pakistan outside the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The previous such strike occurred... Continue Reading →

The US and Pakistan: An Incompatible Couple

The US needs Pakistan for Afghan pullout, and Pakistan needs US funds By Dilip Hiro November 06, 2013 "Information Clearing House -  The United States and Pakistan are like an incompatible couple who can’t help bickering when together while well aware that divorce is not an option. The awkward joint appearance of US President Barrack Obama and... Continue Reading →

Treason and Treachery CIA Consulted with Pakistani Government in Conducting Drone Strikes – Report

By RT October 24, 2013 "Information Clearing House -  Pakistan’s top officials have not only had knowledge of the US drone program that is now deeply unpopular in the country, but have quietly been authorizing it for years, according to a report based on classified documents and internal Pakistani memos. The Washington Post published a report Wednesday describing a... Continue Reading →

Pakistan TV Exposes Osama bin Laden Killing Hoax, Documentary Debunks 9/11 Official Story

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Global Research, October 18, 2013 paulcraigroberts.org “Pakistan TV Exposes bin Laden Killing Hoax” and Documentary Exposes 9/11 Official Story” Original Bashir interview that contradicts Washington’s account of killing bin Laden A website in the UK, themindrenewed.com, that downloaded the video from the link in my original report of the Pakistani TV interview... Continue Reading →

Earthquake kills more than 350 in Pakistan

By Sampath Perera  27 September 2013 A major earthquake hit Balochistan on Tuesday afternoon, devastating swathes of Pakistan’s poorest province. The official death toll has risen to 350 and is expected to climb further, as large areas in the quake zone are yet to be reached. More than 600 people are injured and an estimated... Continue Reading →

IMF imposes stringent austerity measures on Pakistan

By Sampath Perera  26 September 2013 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a $US6.64billion bailout loan on September 4 to increase Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves. In exchange, it demanded strict austerity measures that will devastate the living conditions of workers and the poor. The cash-strapped Pakistan Muslim League (PML) government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif... Continue Reading →

Suicide-bomb attack on Christian church kills 80 in Pakistan

By Sampath Perera  23 September 2013 Twin suicide-bomb blasts Sunday at a Christian church in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, killed at least 80 people and injured more than 140. The dead included 34 women and 7 children, reported Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan. Medical officers at the Lady Reading Hospital, where... Continue Reading →

Tense standoff between India and Pakistan along their disputed Kashmir border continues

By Deepal Jayasekera  31 August 2013 After more than three weeks of daily artillery exchanges, tensions between India and Pakistan across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region appear to have subsided. It remains, however, an open question as to whether Indian Prime Minister Manmoham Singh and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will... Continue Reading →

New Pakistani government desperate for IMF bailout

By Sampath Perera 25 July 2013 The newly elected Pakistani government of Nawaz Sharif is desperately seeking a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to avert an imminent foreign reserves crisis. Having imposed savage spending cuts in its first budget presented in June, the Sharif government is pledging the IMF to deepen those attacks.... Continue Reading →

UN says US drone war in Pakistan violates international law

By Alex Lantier  16 March 2013 UN officials admitted on Thursday that strikes launched by unmanned US drone aircraft in Pakistan over the objections of the country’s government violate international law. This was announced in a statement by UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights Ben Emmerson from Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad. Citing investigations and discussions with... Continue Reading →

Pakistan begins construction of Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline

By Vilani Peiris and Sarath Kumara 15 March 2013 Amid US threats to impose sanctions on his country, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari joined Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a ceremony breaking ground on construction of the Pakistani portion of a planned Iran-Pakistan pipeline on Monday. With national elections due in May, Zardari and his... Continue Reading →

Ex-ISI Chief Sees Civil War in Pakistan After US Afghan Pullout

By KHALID KHURSHID March 14, 2013 "Information Clearing House" -"Arab News" -  Gen. Hamid Gul, a former chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence of Pakistan and one of the architects of “Afghan Jihad” possesses a rich knowledge about Pakistan’s politics and its relationship with Afghanistan. In a wide-ranging interview with Urdu News, he spoke about the ramifications of... Continue Reading →

The US and the M Word

By Dan DeWalt ‘If the President Does It, It Isn’t Illegal’ -- Richard M. Nixon March 01, 2013 "Information Clearing House" -  "ThisCantBeHappening" - Drones are finally coming out of the closet. During John Brennan's confirmation hearings for C.I.A. director, we started to learn a little more about the use of deadly drones by the U.S. government.... Continue Reading →

Pakistan transfers strategic Gwadar port to China

By Sampath Perera  26 February 2013 On February 18, the Pakistani government transferred operational control of its strategically-located deep-sea port at Gwadar, Balochistan province to China. India, a rival of Pakistan and of China, has expressed concerns over the deal—highlighting the increasingly complex geo-political rivalries stoked by the Obama administration’s policy of “pivot” to Asia.... Continue Reading →

US-Saudi Funded Terrorists Sowing Chaos in Pakistan

Baluchistan, Pakistan - long target of Western geopolitical interests, terror wave coincides with Gwadar Port handover to China. By Tony Cartalucci February 18, 2013 "Information Clearing House" - Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's southwest Baluchistan province, bordering both US-occupied Afghanistan as well as Iran, was the site of a grisly market bombing that has killed over... Continue Reading →

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