What’s driving Iran-Saudi conflict? Is the conflict religious, sectarian or political in nature? Is it driven by internal economic and political problems caused by oil price collapse? How should Pakistan deal with Saudi demand to be included in a Saudi-led 34-country alliance which appears to be aimed against Iran?
Description: Who’s responsible for the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot? Is it Pakistani state? Or the same non-state actors who have attacked 30+ military installations in Pakistan? How will it impact India-Pakistan dialogue for normalization of ties?
Faraz Darvesh explains history of growing extremism in Pakistan. Since the creation of Pakistan, religious ideologues continued to influence state policies. State of denial, conspiracy theories and reluctance of enlightened forces to stand against extremist forces fueled extremism and led to disaster. Let’s accept and correct mistakes in 2016.
Political Teaser: Cemendtaur’s Views about KSA’s unilateral announcement of 34-Country allience