Home / Asia (page 617)

Asia

Why Bhutto Continues to Rule from his Grave

Wajid Shamsul Hasan Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was executed in the dark of the night and rushed for burial to Garhi Khuda Bux in a C-130 as much secretly as professional thieves shroud their prize catch while transporting it to safety. The killers headed …

Read More »

Can a Democrat change US ME policy ?

Noam Chomsky Recently, when Vice-President Cheney was asked by ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz about polls showing that an overwhelming majority of US citizens oppose the war in Iraq, he replied, “So?” “So — you don’t care what the American people think?” Raddatz asked. “No,” …

Read More »

A real way to remember Bhutto

The poignant memories of a unique Bhutto courage, charisma his magic to move the masses and sacrifice for the supremacy of the constitution and sovereignty of the people would be once again reverberating across the streets of Pakistan. Though the passion and enthusiasm of Bhutto …

Read More »

Our coalition’s responsibilities

The process of reconciliation between the political parties began with the signing of the Charter of Democracy at London and gained momentum with the holding of the All Parties Conference in July 2007. It ultimately resulted into the formation of the All Parties Democratic Movement …

Read More »

Redrawn map makes Pakistan uneasy

A redrawn map of South Asia has been making the rounds among Pakistani elites. It shows their country truncated, reduced to an elongated sliver of land with the big bulk of India to the east, and an enlarged Afghanistan to the west. That the map …

Read More »

Al Qaeda\’s focus is Pakistan: U.S. General

Al Qaeda’s focus is Pakistan: U.S. General WASHINGTON, Nov26: Pakistan has replaced Iraq as al Qaeda’s main focus, and the terror group has stepped up its efforts to destabilize the nuclear-armed South Asian nation, according to a senior U.S. military commander.

Read More »

New real estate policy requirement in Pakistan

BY JAVED IQBAL With the introduction of unsuitable financial policies (dropping interest rates on deposits considerably) and implemented during the Military Regime of General Pervaiz Musharraf from the year 1999 to 2008. The properties which were available for purchase @ Rs 20 Lac during Nawaz …

Read More »

Obama’s Kashmir initiative

Obama’s Kashmir initiative BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Obama’s  appointment of former President Bill Clinton as his special emissaryto help resolve the Kashmir dispute has, as expected. gone down the veins of Indian political edifice as a shockwave.

Read More »

India : mockery of democracy

BY PROF MI KHAN India which claims to be the biggest democracy in the world  today stands exposed as the non-tolerant society with scant regard to the minorities’ rights including even the right to live.  Besides the biggest Muslim minority, the Christians and the Dalits, …

Read More »

Reform of Pakistan’s intelligence services

The many crises faced by Pakistan today, ranging from perennial political instability to the rise of religious extremist forces, are partly a gift of intelligence agencies’ various operations (read blunders). A misplaced sense of patriotism, poor organizational management, the presence of a few rogue elements, …

Read More »