A Critical Examination of Pakistan’s  Ehsaas Program

A Critical Examination of Pakistan’s Ehsaas Program

Pakistan’s Ehsaas Poverty Alleviation Program was created in March 2019 to alleviate the suffering of the severely poor by direct action. The objective of the Ehsaas Program Its prime objective was to alleviate the economic miseries of Pakistan’s most vulnerable portion of society, which is around 3.5 percent or 8 million individuals and includes economically…

The best way forward on the new Afghanistan

The best way forward on the new Afghanistan

Most of US congressional hearings on Afghanistan have leaned towards blaming Pakistan for the US’s failed twenty-year presence there. Worryingly, there is still no acknowledgment of Pakistan’s sacrifices as a US partner in the War on Terror – despite the route of Allied forces from Afghanistan. Afghanistan Cannot be won Militarily Since 2001, rational Pakistanis…

Fall of Panjshir in Afghanistan, and Pakistan’s next move

Fall of Panjshir in Afghanistan, and Pakistan’s next move

Finally, Panjshir Valley has fallen to the Taliban and the remaining pockets of resistance have been sternly warned if anyone tries to “start an insurgency” they will be “hit hard”. Even a novice student of warfare would understand that Amrullah Saleh and the emotional Ahmad Masood stood no chance against a well-coordinated assault on the…