General Kayani Archive

U.S. efforts fail to convince Pakistan’s top general to target Taliban – by Karin Brulliard and Karen DeYoung: Courtesy: The Washington Post, 31 Dec 2010 But they have yet to persuade him to undertake what theObama administration’s recent strategy reviewconcluded is a key to success in the Afghan war – the elimination of havens inside Pakistan where
On General Musharraf’s betrayal by General Kayani – by pejamistri: In a recent interview General Pervez Musharraf has admitted that he was indeed betrayed by no other than his own generals. Saleem Safi (Geo TV) asked him out of the politicians he acquainted with during his era whom he
Shouldn’t General Kayani step down? -by Yousuf Nazar: I have followed the VikiLeaks revelations relating to Pakistan with a yawn but was amused by how papers like the Jang, the News, the Express Tribune, the Nation, and some others rushed to print and splashed agencies’ planted material across
Lost out – by Waseem Altaf: The Report: After the fall of Dacca, eight days later, on Dec 24, 1971, the then President of Pakistan Mr.Zulfikar Ali Bhutto set up the War Inquiry Commission, commonly known as the Hamood-ur-Rehaman Commission. It examined 213 witnesses, mostly
General Kayani was behind conflict (and propaganda) on Kerry-Lugar bill: Wikileaks: کیری لوگر بل: ’کور کمانڈرز کا دباؤ ہے‘ وکی لیکس کی جانب سے جاری کی گئی امریکی سفارتی دستاویز میں کہا گیا ہے کہ پاکستان کی بری فوج کے سربراہ جنرل اشفاق پرویز کیانی نے امریکی سفیر کو بتایا
Zaid Hamid on Wikileaks: yahoodi bandar, amreeki haathi (and khaki gidh): Related articles: Wikileaks on General Kayani and his ‘democratic’ puppets WikiLeaks unmasks who are our real puppet-masters? Who is behind Zaid Hamid’s crush India brigade? – by Kamran Shafi Two apparently unrelated pieces. The first one is a TV
General Kayani allowed US special forces to secretly operate in Pakistan: Related articles: Wikileaks on General Kayani and his ‘democratic’ puppets Wikileaks reconfirm the Taliban ISI Alliance (LUBP update 29 Nov 2010) ‘President’ Kayani is the most powerful man of Pakistan Who is Gilani trying to please? by Omar Khattab
Don’t you ever doubt my loyalty to the USA! – Nawaz Sharif: 1. (C) Summary. During a meeting with Ambassador January 31, Nawaz Sharif confirmed…. As proof of his pro-Americanism, Nawaz reminded Ambassador that he had overruled his Chief of Staff to deploy Pakistani forces with the U.S. coalition in the
US embassy cables: Pakistani army chief hints at unseating Zardari: Related articles: Wikileaks on General Kayani and his ‘democratic’ puppets Wikileaks reconfirm the Taliban ISI Alliance (LUBP update 29 Nov 2010) General Kayani allowed US special forces to secretly operate in Pakistan Thursday, 12 March 2009, 04:28 S E
Wikileaks on General Kayani and his ‘democratic’ puppets: Related articles: WikiLeaks unmasks who are our real puppet-masters? Wikileaks reconfirm the Taliban ISI Alliance (LUBP update 29 Nov 2010) General Kayani allowed US special forces to secretly operate in Pakistan ‘President’ Kayani is the most powerful man of
Kayani dictates talking points to “free media”: Also read: General Kayani explains his position on WikiLeaks via Haroon-ur-Rashid This is a fascinating report in Dawn about a briefing given by a “top military official” to “editors, anchors, and columnists” on Sunday. The top military official gave
The real story- by Peja Mistri: ISI routinely hires Pakistan’s right wing journalists to feed the stories in order to improve the image of military mafia. Such stories are usually very abstract and are written by the ISPR  ”master minds” in such  a way which
‘President’ Kayani is the most powerful man of Pakistan: Happened to read the following news report. Wonder if authority is directly proportional to responsibility, who is to be held responsible for the following: (1) krruption, (2) bad governance, (3) increasing drone attacks, and (4) suicide bombings. (A.N.) Chief
Kurram: the forsaken FATA – by Dr Mohammad Taqi: General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited a tribal agency last week but he did not tender an apology to some local families, whose dear ones — including children — were killed by the Pakistan Army gunship helicopters this past September.
President Zardari rejects unconstitutional demand by the army chief – by Junaid Qaiser: According to foreign press reports; the Pakistan President, Mr Asif Ali Zardari, has rejected a proposal by the powerful Army Chief, Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, to remove some[so called] “corrupt” ministers who happen to be the close aides of Mr
Unconstitutional demand: British newspaper guardian reports: Pakistan’s army chief, General Ashfaq Kayani, has handed a list of corrupt or allegedly incompetent ministers to President Asif Ali Zardari, demanding their removal, according to western and Pakistani officials. The tension between Pakistan’s civilian and
Are times a-changin’ in Pakistan? – By Daud Khattak: Two and a half years of fragile democracy, war against terror, devastating floods, economic slow-downs, millions of displaced people, and now calls from the self-exiled leader of Urdu-speaking community in Karachi, Altaf Hussain, for a French-style “revolution.” Meanwhile,  some
‘We need to make clear . . . the cancer is in Pakistan’ -By Bob Woodward: President Obama dispatched his national security adviser, retired Marine Gen. James L. Jones, and CIA Director Leon Panetta to Pakistan for a series of urgent, secret meetings on May 19, 2010. Less than three weeks earlier, a 30-year-old U.S.
Minus Three + Leash on Media – by Sikandar Mehdi: If some one got up from coma after a month or was away in some wonderland where they didnt have access to the internet or newspapers, especially Geo News, he will be in a complete state of shock to
Pakistan Peoples Party on the crossroads – by An LUBP Visitor: یوں لگتا ہے کہ جو کام ضیاء الحق، غلام اسحاق خان، پرویز مشرف، حمید گل اور ان کے سولین بغل بچے اپنی تمام تر قہر سامانیوں کے باوجود نہ کر پاے، وہ جنرل کیانی صاحب کے دور با برکات
Congratulations to those who are desperate for a Revolution- by Ali Raja: If we roam around the English Language, very easily shall we be able to highlight and mark out the “Darling Terms” of English Language. Darling term to me is a term which pleasantly flavours the taste buds of certain
My comments to Azizi (Hasb e Hal) @ Dunya TV after Mushrraf’s telethon -by Faheem Aamer: My dear friends at screen, I appreciate your concern for three so called political parties’ hypocrisy. Yet I would like to draw your attention towards a fact that its not the hypocrisy of one political party or three political
Extension, media and consensus: Pakistan army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, is to be given a three-year extension to his term of office to maintain continuity in the country’s battle against religious militants, a move that western analysts said would bolster Pakistan’s anti-terrorism
The man who really matters in Pakistan – by Farzana Shaikh: Whatever David Cameron may say, looking both ways is by no means peculiar to Pakistan. For while Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari has looked the other way as his country drowns in the worst floods in living memory, the
The Difference Between 1955 and 2010 – by Shehrbano Taseer: Abraham Lincoln once remarked, “if you really want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Pakistan watched as Iskander Mirza gave his Army Commander at the time, the notorious General Ayub Khan, a tenure extension in 1955. Ayub
The road to perdition- by Dr. Muhammad Taqi: First published in Daily Times In the Obama lexicon, the word victory does not exist in the Afghan context. Indications are there that the Pakistani security establishment has been outsourced the effort to tame the Taliban to allow the
Pakistan has its own battle to fight – by Syed Saleem Shahzad: Source: Asia Times ISLAMABAD – Some of the 92,000 American classified military documents released by WikiLeaks at the weekend point to Pakistan’s intelligence service backing the Taliban, an issue that has been seized on by the international media, although
Pakistan’s ISI aids Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan: WikiLeaks Afghanistan War Diary 2004-2010: Pakistan Aids Insurgency in Afghanistan, Reports Assert By MARK MAZZETTI, JANE PERLEZ, ERIC SCHMITT and ANDREW W. LEHREN Article Source: New York Times, July 25, 2010 Data Source: WikiLeaks Afghan War Diary, 2004-2010 Americans fighting the war in Afghanistan
Why are opinion pieces ‘Top Stories’ in The News?: Am I missing a point? Weren’t Ansar Abbasi and Shaheen Sehbai always propogating the fact that the CJ was restored by General Kayani by holding a gun to the PPP’s head? Why are opinion pieces ‘Top Stories’ in The
Political homosexuality – by Dr Ayesha Siddiqa: Can I suggest that politics is also highly gendered. Just like things fall in the category of masculine and feminine, political ideology also has its types. Considering my own bias for the feminine, I would argue that there are
Command and control of war – by Ayesha Siddiqa: Published in the Tribune The writer is author of Military Inc and a visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University, US Pakistan’s army chief has received the much-desired extension. The decision of the civilian government was applauded by all
General Kayani’s extension as army chief: A bad decision: Related post: Good riddance, General Pasha! Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani today (22 July 2010) extended the term of the country’s army chief General Ashfaq Kayani for three more years in a move to ensure continuity in the
Listen, gentlemen- by Marvi Sirmed: Like Dwight David Eisenhower, I had always thought that both the people of Pakistan and India have wanted peace and that both governments (read establishments) had better get out of their way and let them have it. This thought
Kon kis se muzakraat kare – by Hamid Mir: Source: Jang
Where is my military coup? – by S Gulbadan: I wrote this for the Express Tribune’s sunday magazine and they published a much shorter (“mutilated”, according to the editor dude) version. General sahab, I have been a silent admirer of you and your methods for a long time
God father of Pakistan’s conspiracy theorists returns to defend his prodigal sons – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Shaheen Sehbai, the God father of Pakistan’s conspiracy theorists has come out in defense of his prodigal sons i.e. Hamid Mir, Ansar Abbasi and Shahid Masood in his “Viewpoint” from Washington that was published in The News of May
Whats Up in the GHQ? – by Ayesha Siddiqa: Source: Ayesha Siddiqa Blog One Karachi based Mr Seagul has been writing on the issue of higher defense management especially the comparative powers of the army chief versus that of the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staffs Committee. In a
Lengthening shadows of spy agencies’ rule in Pakistan – by Babar Sattar: Lengthening shadows Legal eye We will never know for certain whether or not Maj Gen Nadeem Ijaz, the former head of Military Intelligence (MI), ordered that the crime scene be hosed down following Benazir Bhutto’s assassination. The three-member fact-finding
A salute to martyrs of Pakistan’s war on terror – by Nazir Naji: شہیدوں کو سلام….سویرے سویرے …نذیرناجی 30 اپریل کو شہدا کا دن قرار دیا گیا ہے۔ یقینی طور پر اس کی وجہ سوات‘ ملاکنڈ اور قبائلی علاقوں میں کثرت سے شہادتیں پانے والے وہ فوجی جوان اور افسر ہیں‘ جنہوں
Tirah massacre: insensitive state response — by Farhat Taj: The Pakistan army simply does not have the tradition to punish its rank and file, unless the aggrieved party is also from within the army Recently, Pakistan Air Force fighter planes bombed Sra Vella area in the Tirah Valley