Tag: US-Pak relations

  • Victoria and Gwadar

    Victoria and Gwadar

    Victoria – a lady of courage, who worked hard in London in 1956 to get Gwadar for Pakistan through the British PM & Parliament’s approval for the British colony Oman to give custody to Pakistan. The Shah of Iran was new to the throne – CIA had Nixon talk to Harold Macmillan to give Gwadar […]

  • Imperialism, old and new – by Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

    Editor’s Note: In this article, Aasim Sajjad Akhtar attempts to cut through an apparent ethical and theoretical dilemma for Pakistani progressives: the place occupied by anti-imperialism in their worldview. Pakistani progressives are torn apart by an intellectual environment where battle-lines seem firmly drawn on the theoretical relevance of understanding imperialism in analyzing the contemporary world. […]