Columnist

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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An escalation in the Gulf threatens international security

This past week, the Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf have seen unprecedented acts of terrorism. Two Saudi Arabian oil tankers were attacked off the coast of Fujairah and two oil pumping stations on the pipeline going to Yanbu were targeted by explosive-laden drones. 

May 19, 2019

Keeping peace comes naturally to Pakistan

Peace within the country and on the outside is the cardinal principle of Pakistan’s foreign policy — as prescribed by its founding father, Mohammad Ali Jinnah. 

February 26, 2019