Who was behind the terror attack at Peshawar Agriculture University? Is it the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) that claimed responsibility? Will this attack harden Pakistan's position vis-a-vis TTP sanctuaries in Afghanistan? Will it make less likely for Pakistan to cooperate with the US and Afghanistan? Are Pakistani security forces getting better in dealing with such attacks?
Why is former US President Obama in India? What did he say about Pakistan and its alleged role in hiding Osama Bin Laden? Why is Obama advising Indian Prime Minister Modi to abandon Hindu Nationalists' politics of hate and division along religious lines?
Is the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson really on his way out? If so, why? How is the uncertainty impacting American diplomacy abroad? Is President Trump too focussed on building up and funding the military at the expense of diplomacy? Will it backfire?
Viewpoint From Overseas host Faraz Darvesh discusses these questions with Misbah Azam and Riaz Haq (www.riazhaq.com)
Dr. Saba Mahmood, professor of anthropology at theUniversity of California at Berkeley, passed away on March 10, 2018. She was only 56 years old when her life was cut short by pancreatic cancer. She is survived by her husband Professor Charles Hirschkind and son Nameer Hirschkind. Born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1962, she came to the United States in 1981. She received her PhD in anthropology…
Pakistanis are happier than all of their neighbors, according to the World Happiness Report 2018. Pakistan rose from80th place in 2017to 75th place this year while all of its neighbors slid from last year's happiness rankings.
Comparison With Neighbors:
Bangladesh dropped 5 spots to 115 while India slid 11 places to 133 among 156 nations…