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Javed Hafeez

• Javed Hafeez is a former Pakistani diplomat with much experience of the Middle East. He writes weekly columns in Pakistani and Gulf newspapers and appears regularly on satellite TV channels as a defense and political analyst.
Twitter: @hafiz_javed

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Why Daesh in Afghanistan is an irritant that must be removed

The situation in Afghanistan has witnessed some fresh and positive developments in the past week.  The United States has indicated its willingness to talk to the Taliban directly. Then we also saw a meeting of intelligence chiefs from China, Russia, Iran and Pakistan in Islamabad.

July 23, 2018

Pakistan’s incoming government face some major challenges

Pakistan will have a new government by the end of this month. Given rising public expectations, it will face multiple challenges from the word go.

July 10, 2018