Asif Zardari Archive

Nawaz Sharif and the Memo Case – by Taj Haider: 1. Mian Nawaz Sharif and other petitioners in the Memo case have said that they have not accused anyone, but have merely requested the court for an inquiry. 2. That they have not accused anyone is understandable on two
Zardari is a career – by Abbas Zaidi: Source: Daily Times Zardari has spawned an entire genre of yellow journalism. He has never sued, jailed, or harmed anyone for levelling the basest and meanest allegations at him “Pakistan’s nuclear assets are not safe as long as Zardari
Pakistan khappay, Zardari jeay: Tuesday’s so-called breaking news made it seem as if president was being forced out of his job by the military; rumours swept Pakistan that a silent coup was under way. First, the good news: Thank God, President Asif Ali
Getting rid of Zardari is what unites them – by Ayaz Amir: Samurai who refuse to learn Before anything else, the first order of national business should be a ban on the teaching of history. For this is a country with no use for history. We have been going around in
Zardari khappay! – by Suleman Akhtar:   Such media frenzy over the departure of President Asif Ali Zardari to Dubai owing to medical reasons. Such are the hate speeches and death wishes for the person who, against all odds, has been serving as president of
aik nishana hai Zardari: Judgocracy and Zardari phobia – by Nasir Nizami‏: An excellent Urdu poem ‘Aik nishana hai Zardari’ highlighting how an elected civilian President is a consistent target of attack by Pakistan’s right-wing leaning, pro-establishment judiciary:
Memogate, plagiarism and ghost writers – by Murtaza Haider: While we may never know who indeed authored the ever so memorable memo, which has cost former ambassador Husain Haqqani his day job, we do know that President Asif Zardari has been a prolific writer who has contributed several op-ed
Memo at the altar of justice – By Shoaib Mir:   FLASHBACK, Lahore, 1977: The early days of the 1977-88 martial law regime, as Pakistan’s first democratically elected prime minister and chairman of the Islamic Summit Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is in the dock on a “murder” charge as the
The future of Pakistan: Zardari better than all prior governments: Editor’s note:  We are pleased to cross post this article from Indian Express.  Aside from the mandate of the people, the PPP-Government lead by President Zardari and Prime Minister Gillani has also been appreciated by the global community for
PPP’s Founding Day: President and PM urge the party workers to unite against anti-democratic forces: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is celebrating its 45th Foundation Day today. The President Asif Ali Zardari‚ and the Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani‚ in their separate messages on the occasion have urged the party workers to unite against forces
Shah Mehmood Qureshi: Clean or dishonest politician?: Congratulation, the newborn Judas’s name is also included in the list of ‘Clean Politicians’ compiled & released by PTI’s Kaptaan Imran khan. So, eventually Kaptaan has got one more big turn coat and opportunist in PTI’s fold after a
The case of a curious memo – by Ali Aftab Saeed (Beygairat Brigade): First published at Pak Tea House Related posts: LUBP archive on memogate LUBP archive on Beygairat Brigade Let’s start with a simple thought, why does one write a letter to someone? Clench that answer in your mind and now
Pakistan army too should learn to forgive bloody civilians: Editor’s note: We provide below extracts from two Urdu articles (from BBC Urdu and Top Story Online) in order to remind the Deep State that while Pakistani nation forgave or was forced to forgive military dictators (Generals Ayub, Zia,
An open letter to Nawaz Sharif — by Gul Bukhari: Because you have firsthand experience of how democracy and the people’s will is thwarted and corroded, you must be cognizant of the role you must play at this crucial time, as you have done in the service of the
Mansoor Ijaz says Zardari had no knowledge of the memo: If the following version of events is true, then this is either a case of dishonest representation or dishonest advice by Ambassador Husain Haqqani. It was a shocking error of judgement to engage with and get entrapped by someone as unscrupulous as Mansoor
Memogate: This is not a new game the establishment is playing – by Shah Hussain Lahori: Husain Haqqani is not an ordinary diplomat. He is the finest of intellects Pakistan has produced. Despite his penchant for changing political loyalties, it is a fact that he remained loyal to the Pakistan People’s Party and its leadership
Memogate: Two psychopaths, a ‘new threat’ to Pakistani democracy? – by Shiraz Paracha: After the 1993 Elections, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) under the leadership of Benazir Bhutto formed the government for the second time.  Husain Haqqani became the Press and Information Secretary in that government. At a meeting with Haqqani at the Prime Minister’s
House of Saud mistreats Hajjis: Related posts: Mecca for the rich: Islam’s holiest site ‘turning into Vegas Imam-e-Kaaba ka khutba-e-hajj – by Aamir Hussaini Editor’s note: We are cross-posting a thought-provoking article by Dr. Abbas Zaidi on a much ignored topic, i.e., persecution of
Mansoor Ijaz saga: An example of media mismanagement by PPP: Related post: A critical analysis of Husain Haqqani vs Mansoor Ijaz saga Mullen throws Husain Haqqani under the bus The Mansoor Ijaz saga has been clearly mismanaged by certain leaders and office-bearers of the Pakistan People Party. Perhaps the
Zardari’s zen politics – by Irfan Waheed: The objective of this article is not to criticise the government, for that has been done ad nauseum by all and sundry. Neither do I intend to foment the movement to oust the government, for removing a sitting government
Amar Sindhu’s article on Begum Nusrat bhutto: Appeared in Pakistan Post, NewYork امر سندھوجامشورو نصرت ،ریاست ،جمہوریت اور قافلہ شہیدوں کا وہ مٹھی بھر خاک جسکا خمیر سرزمین اصفہاں نصف جہاں میں جڑا تھا، حبس و گھٹن کے اس صحرائی دیش میں باد نسیم بنکر چلی
Dual dilemma for Asif Ali Zardari – by Riaz Ali Toori:
Searching for the real “Awaami” leader – by Saria Benazir: It’s not at all bad to dream – but yet, when one takes the lead to convert the nightmares into reality, without for even once feeling mercy over the circumstances of the deprived population, which has been facing the
You can’t twist reality – By Farhad Jarral:   Today the media pundits proved their right wing psyche once again when they compared Imran Khan’s Jalsa with the arrival of Benazir Bhutto in 1986. Well, I must agree that it was a huge hit for Imran Khan
Another Bhutto gone -by Maleeha Manzoor: Once again black clouds of sorrow have covered us… Ah! Another doleful moment for Pakistan and political history!! Another chapter of history has been closed… Yeah! The former first lady of Pakistan “Begum Nusrat Bhutto” has been departed…A true
aik Zardari, sab per bhari – by Shoaib Adil: ایک زرداری سب پر بھاری جوں جوں سینٹ کے الیکشن قریب آتے جارہے ہیں الیکٹرانک میڈیا میں جمہوریت کو ایک ناکام نظام ثابت کرنے کا پراپیگنڈہ شروع ہو گیا ہے۔ تقریباً ہر ٹاک شو کا موضوع حکومت کی ناکامی
We condemn Shahbaz Sharif’s violent language against President Zardari: I was appalled to see the highlights of the PML-N rally in Lahore today. Shahbaz Sharif was insistent on killing Zardari and derailing democracy. I saw at least two instances which were frankly unacceptable. Firstly, the threat in unequivocal
maan tujhe salaam: Four excellent articles on Begum Nusrat Bhutto: Editor’s note: We are pleased to post four excellent articles about Begum Nusrat Bhutto, her relentless struggle against tyranny and oppression, and sacrifices for the cause of democracy in Pakistan. While Begum Bhutto was mentally and physically tortured by
Pakistan is poorer without you: Rest in peace Begum Bhutto – by Marvi Sirmed: Islamabad, Oct.24 (ANI): She had been ill since long. In fact after 1996, when her son was killed, none of us ever saw her or heard from her. Yet the news of Begum Nusrat Bhutto’s passing away came as
What Arab Spring? This is Saudi Winter! – by Abdul Basit: Related post: Saudi winter in the Middle East and Hamas militants’ attack on Shia Muslims in Gaza The public lynching and gruesome murder of Libyan dictator Maumar Qaddafi is not a matter to be celebrated; rather it represents another victory for
Media is selling anti-Americanism & fake nationalism: Though we live in an age of media abundance, but Pakistani media still be quite unreasonable and irresponsible. The security and intelligence establishment with the help of media owners control and command information and media indusrty here, despite media
Zor-dari Siasat – by Asadullah Ghalib:
Demanding justice for the 12 year old Christian child who was raped in Punjab: October 14, 2011 To Mr. Asif Ali Zardari President of Pakistan President’s Secretariat Islamabad, PAKISTAN Dear Mr. President, We, the following social activists and members of the web-based online forum The Moderates, have come to know about a dastardly
Pakistan’s Shia Muslims reject President Zardari’s false assurances: [poll id=”4″] Based on feedback from Shia Muslims including Shia Hazaras, LUBP has decided to publish the following response to President Zardari’s press release in the aftermath of his meeting with some members of an ethnic Hazara party. The
Najam Shady ringing alarm bells – Dilshad Chandio:    On wednesday night ( September 21st, 2011) in his show, Najam Sethi alluded to a joint ghairat brigade assault on the PPP govt given deteriorating relations with America on the Haqqani network issue. His analysis went thus: the US
You cannot murder a legacy -by Saria Benazir: “My mother always used to say that democracy is the best revenge”. The very statement symbolized the audacity of the teenager and his adherence to the democratic principles of his martyred mother, Benazir Bhutto. The 19 years old Bilawal
Why I wrote about Pakistan and why anti-American sentiment sabotages anything good that could come of it – By Rusty Walker: My Pakistani friends I write to you in hopes of shedding light on the need for more understanding between the US and Paksitan relations. Building bridges between the US and Pakistan would be hazardous work for civil engineers; imagine
Govt. of ‘Kufr’ could carry on, but not that of tyranny – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
For Peaceful Karachi – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
Well done Pakistan Peoples Party -by Raja M Asad Abbas: While going through the news channels and searching through the internet I just saw columns stories news All against Pakistan Peoples Party then I just realize that why shouldn’t we defend the party government is working day and night