GHQ Archive

A PPP Jiyala’s perspective on Sherry Rehman Lobby’s discourse on NATO supply blockade: As a diehard Bhuttoist and proud Jiyala, I am extremely troubled to see some fake civil society activists (pseudo-liberals) presenting themselves as pro-PPP but at the same time undermining the very foundations of the elected parliament. My leader, Shaheed
Parliamentary sovereignty: PCNC refuses to attend GHQ briefing: The Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS)refused to get briefing on the current law and order and state of Pakistan-US relations and post withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan situation from the top strategic institution at GHQ. It’s a
Hizb al-Tahrir: A New Threat to the Pakistan Army? – By Arif Jamal: First published at CTC On May 6, 2011, Pakistani authorities arrested Brigadier Ali Khan on charges of ties to Hizb al-Tahrir (HT), an Islamist group that is banned in Pakistan. Shortly after, authorities revealed that four majors in the
Radicals in ranks -by Abdullah Malik: Takes a look at incidents of support for terrorists from within the armed forces and police Despite Gen Zia’s Islamisation, the promotion of piety in the barracks, and the support for puritanical movements that were allowed to organise sermons,
Love You George:ISI Chief – by Anas Abbas: Dearest George Washington: I am writing this letter to personally congratulate you on your heroic efforts for working towards the independence of the country that has vastly benefited us over the past 60 years. By the way, your country
Are you there Mr President? – By Ayesha Siddiqa: Rehman Malik has yet again scattered his pearls of illogic by saying that the interior ministry was planning to impose restrictions on artists, journalists and students on scholarships travelling to India. They will now have to seek a no-objection
ISI Chief’s extension: Another bad decision in offing?: Related articles: General Kayani’s extension as army chief: A bad decision Mohsin Baig’s Online-International News Network: A news ‘agency’ you can trust! A glaring example of how ISI dictates Pakistani newspapers: The case of a missing WikiLeak cable According
In Pakistan, everybody hates Raymond? – by Brandon Wallace: Related articles: Lahore shooting by a US national and “the legal issues to settle”: Some questions for Ejaz Haider Raymond Davis – by Shoaib Adil Curious case of Raymond Davis – by Sindhyar Talpur Civil society demands Raymond Davis’s
The MQM-JUI drama being directed from you-know-where – by Kamran Shafi: So then, the MQM has crossed over to the opposition benches, joining Maulana Fazlur Rehman`s JUI, pushing the federal government onto the ropes. Let us now see how the drama, being directed from you-know-where, unfolds. Thus far, Mr Nawaz
No contradiction when it comes to Gen. Kiyani – by Adnan Farooq: One expression of hegemony that in Antonio Gramsci’s view sustains rulers in power, is self-censorship practiced by mainstream media professionals. Here is a case in point: Noted Geo-anchorperson and Jang-columnist, Hamid Mir, in his column last week (November 04)
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
Pakistan’s Corrupt Generals: An Analysis: By: MUAHAMMAD AAMIR MUGHAL It was Hameed Gul who briefed Zia against the Geneva Accords and got the ISI to badmouth Yaqub Khan who was right once again (after East Pakistan) in siding with prime minister Junejo who had
Supreme Court is the new GHQ in Pakistan – by Fatima Saleem: History has witnessed FOUR Martial Laws in Pakistan. Pakistanis are well aware, what happens when their politicians get too naughty to handle! But, state of affairs have taken a new course lately never seen before in the history of
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
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
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
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
Shaheen Sehbai: A champion of Pakistan Army’s interests: Here is Shaheen Sehbai’s most recent article in support of GHQ’s interests at the cost of the democratic government. The article is being presented on this blog to archive Sehabi’s dark role in the democratic history of Pakistan. ……….
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
UN report….It’s just that our gods behave badly: Does anyone really think that anyone with a military title in front of their name is going to get persecuted? Though I am sure they will pass on the blame on to the people who drove the tankers that
The Greater Game of Rightist Establishment: What we are today witnessing is a completely de-politicized youth of Pakistan trying to define Pakistan’s politics in a haste and in black and white. There are many grey areas in politics too. Our youth today needs to understand
GHQ, CIA and Pakistani Media: Hamid Akhtar’s op-ed on Kamal Azfar’s statement in the Supreme Court of Pakistan:
Tahir Sarwar Mir’s rebuttal to Shaheen Sehbai’s column: Tahir Sarwar Mir’s rebuttal to an op-ed by the veteran CIA agent Shaheen Sehbai (The News):
PML-N’s fact sheet on corrupion of our saviours in Pakistan Army: Here is an account of the first three years of corruption by General Musharraf and his cronies in Pakistan Army (1999-2002) documented by PML-N. It may be noted that the
Aqeel alias Dr Usman, the GHQ attack mastermind previously arrested and released: GHQ attackers’ leader one of army defectors LAHORE: The leader of the attack on the General Headquarters (GHQ) is one of several former military personnel to have joined terrorist groups, The Times
Taliban: the unholy nexus of sectarian and jihadi terrorists: Raid reveals Taliban’s Punjab links More than a hundred Pakistani civilians have died in four
All roads to South Waziristan: Why Pakistan Must Widen Its Hunt for Militant Bases By OMAR WARAICH / RAWALPINDI Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009 ( A soldier, policeman and hospital staff move a man, who was injured in a bomb attack in Shangla district, to
Deciphering the GHQ attack: Deciphering the GHQ attack Tuesday, October 13, 2009 Hassan Abbas Before Pakistan could start recovering from a suicide
General Kayani, Start military operation against militants in Waziristan and Southern Punjab. The nation is with you.: Aye watan kay sajeelay jawano…
Pictures of terrorists killed in the GHQ attack: Pictures of terrorists killed in attack on GHQ, Rawalpindi: Pictures of those implicitly or explicitly supporting terrorists by
There are no ‘good’ militants: Supporters and apologists of Taliban and Al Qaeda (Dr Shahid Masood, Ansar Abbasi, Hamid Mir, Irfan Siddiqi, Orya Maqbool Jan as well as Imran Khan and Munawar Hasan) must read this column. By Zaffar AbbasSunday, 11 Oct, 2009 (Dawn)
Taliban / Sipah-e-Sahaba’s attack on GHQ. Various reports.: It is clear that the Taliban and their affiliates are feeling the pressure of the military offensive and a national consensus in favour of the ongoing operation in the northwest. They are getting desperate, which is all the more
GHQ attacked by terrorists of Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba. Four terrorists killed.: Sipah-e-Sahaba /Lashkar-e-Jhangvi accept responsibility KARACHI: Tahreek-e-Taliban (Ajmad Farooqi) group of Sipah-e-Sahaba has claimed responsibility of attack on army headquarters. In a telephone call made to Geo News office, member of TTP group demanded halt of operation in