Amir Mateen Archive

Balochistan: Nawaz Sharif directly in partnership with the ISI – by Amir Mateen:   PML (N)’s Balochistan Chief, Sanaullah Zehri’s electoral alliance with ISI-backed Shafiq Mengal group has thrown Balochistan politics into a tailspin. This may have seriously threatened the security and political stability of the already violence prone province. This also
PPP remains relevant as possible king-maker in Pakistan elections 2013 – by Amir Mateen: The PTI phenomenon may be difficult to predict in Election 2013 but it is relatively easier to assess PML (N) and PPP, if one goes by the old-style formula of measuring the worth of the so-called ‘electables.’ This scenario
Politically Incorrect: Malik Riaz of Bahria Town -by Amir Mateen: Malik Riaz may have hundreds of cases against him but has never been jailed even once. Nor his son, Ali Riaz who is Bahria Town’s Chief executive. Both father and son have been nominated in numerous cases of murder,
Shia Hazaras of Quetta at history’s crossroads – by Amir Mateen: Source: Adapted and edited with some changes from The News, June 01, 2012 QUETTA: The dilemma of the Shias Hazara’s predicament is not that the solution is proving elusive, but that so far even the problem has not been
Born Pakistani, Major Shafaat of Pakistan army died a Shia Hazara – by Amir Mateen: Related posts: List of non-Hazara Shia Muslims killed by SSP-LeJ-Taliban in Balochistan – by Marya Mushtaq Is it Hazara genocide or Shia genocide? – by Musa Changezi Source: Adapted from The News, 31 May 2012 QUETTA: Major Shafaat died