Mansoor Ijaz Archive

Ijaz-Sehbai: Memogate’s Dastardly Duo -by Ibrahim Sajid Malick: Many of us who have known Shaheen Sehbai personally are aware that his ties with Mansoor Ijaz goes back at least a decade. And I have been on a hunt to dig out some old articles so we can
Oh, those relentless liars!: In our childhood, whenever we told a lie and were caught, our elders gave us a piece of advice “Aik jhoot sabit karnay kay liye 100 jhoot bolnay partay hayn” or “To prove one lie, you need to tell
The Real Face of Mansoor Ijaz – By Umar Sattar Tanoli: Mansoor Ijaz, who single-handedly rocked Pakistan’s politics by his claims in the memo scandal, was accused by a European Bank of running a one-man business and obtaining loans that he was unable to repay on time, recently surfaced documents
Mr. “Ultra Wealthy” of memogate in default -by Ibrahim Sajid Malick: A self-styled Pakistani-American who describes himself as “ultra wealthy man” with expensive lawyers in major cosmopolitans of the world seems to have several financial defaults, almost no personal assets, and a creditor attempting to collect a court ordered judgment
Mansoor, we and Qibla -by Ali Raja‏: Farsi the language of love, the language of emotions, the language of expression, the language of diplomacy and beyond doubt the language of wisdom has in it’s 2 Thousand 5 Hundred year journey has achieved the status of being
Ansar Abbasi unveils Mansoor Ijaz’s letter to CJ – by Raza Baloch: The top investigator of The News and Jang group of publications and electronic media’s top observer Ansar Abbasi has unveiled the letter written by Mansoor Ijaz the main character of Memo scandal to the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan
How Mirza Ghalib views the memogate scandal – by Shoaib Mir: From fanfare to fiasco It started with a bang with a petition in the Supreme Court 1st Dec 2011. It almost fizzled out with a whimper after proceedings today, 30 Jan 2012! Soon after this, I had a vision of
Mansoor Ijaz banaam Hussain Haqqani – by Atta-ul-Haq Qasmi:
Thank you Mansoor Ijaz?: سپریم کورٹ کے تشکیل کردہ تحقیقاتی کمیشن نے ’میمو‘ اسکینڈل کے اہم گواہ منصور اعجاز کی طرف سے اُن کا بیان بیرون ملک ریکارڈ کرنے کی درخواست کو مسترد کرتے ہوئے اُن کو پاکستان آکر کمیشن کے سامنے پیش
Mansoor Ijaz turned Pakistan into “Stupidisco” and we fell for it: He was never to come to Pakistan and tried to play a bluff game on the government and the people. For nearly two and half months, the whole nation has been kept in a state of limbo by the
If Zardari must hang – by Harris Bin Munawar:   Originally Posted at: Pakistan Today Top leaders of Pakistan Army decided in a meeting last week that they would make no compromises on ‘national security’, and according to reports, also promised to provide protection to Mansoor Ijaz –
Memo or Swiss letter: Who wins the special appearance award from SCP? – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
Asaan tay jaana billo day ghar: The top Pakistani nationalist, ex-winning cricket Captain and recent-wining conspirator Imran Khan read General Pasha’s message in his speech in Lahore in which he disclosed latest conspiracy namely memogate, co-produced by Mansoor Ijaz along with General Pasha. From that
Pakistan’s slow-motion coup – by C. Christine Fair: Islamabad’s generals are out to destroy Pakistani democracy. Obama should try to stop them. Pakistan’s civilian government, led by the Pakistan People’s Party, has long been an irritant to the country’s generals. President Asif Ali Zardari runs a corrupt
Husain Haqqani’s indictment by army-backed judiciary – by Hakim Hazik: State vs. Lamb Husain alias Ram Parkash. The court reminds you that you are under oath tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. The petitioner Wolf Uddin has submitted to this full bench that you
Shock and awe type fame in internet era – By B.R. Gowani:   Fame, glory, and wealth have been part and parcel of human history. The only difference between the present times and the yesteryears is that, in the not too distant past, a small segment of population was afflicted with
The Memo is just a handy means to regime change in Pakistan – by Ayaz Amir: Real issue: regime change There should be no room for confusion. Nor should we put blinders on our eyes. The Memo (with a capital M) has not endangered our nukes or lowered army morale. This last is really absurd.
The circus is in town – by Ali Aftab Saeed: It’s a free-for-all! The circus is in town. Tahir-ul-Qadri is back with invaluable suggestions for forming and running a new government. The other usual suspects, to a man, are there too. Suddenly everybody has forgotten that Sipah-e-Sahaba is a
Truth be told -by Sana Bucha: There’s been a startling moment in Pakistan’s foreign policy – a moment that not only crystallizes what this country is about but demonstrates the pitfalls of irregular combat in the age of terror. The moment was tragic and deliberate
We expected better from you, Nawaz Sharif! – by Kashif Naseer: نواز شریف سے ایسی توقع نہ تھی خاکی وردی والے کب تک مشرف کے بوجھ تلے دبے رہتے لیکن اگر زرداری صاحب آرٹیکل چھ کو بروکار لاتے اورمشرف کو محفوظ راستہ دے کر بھگانے کے بجائے الٹا لٹکا دیتے،
Baba Baloch and Iftikhar Chaudhry: Everyone is criticizing Pakistan Army, military intelligence agencies, Supreme Court of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif and innocent ex-Pakistani Chaudhry Mansoor Ijaz. To me being a Baloch this one sided criticism is panic creating. In the Naag area of Balochistan we
Aaj ke Mansoor ka Aijaz dekh – by Nazir Qaiser: اردو اور پنجابی کے معروف منفرد تیکھے لہجے اور بلند آہنگ شاعر اور ادیب نذیر قیصر روزنامہ مشرق کیلئے روزانہ قطعہ لِکھ رہے ہیں۔ ہم آج کا قطعہ قارئین کی خِدمت میں کراس پوسٹ کر رہے ہیں ڈور ہے
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
Supreme Court, a circus for the media circus – by Shiraz Paracha: The Judiciary in Pakistan was not free in the past and it is not independent now. The military has been using the Supreme Court of Pakistan as a rubber stamp but now there are serious questions about the integrity
Why the memo issue is not dying down – by Fauzia Wahab: Cross posted from The News, November 28, 2011 We thought with the resignation of Husain Haqqani, the issue of the memo will die down. It has not! With each day the issue bounces back more forcefully than ever. Is
Husain Haqqani and Mansoor Ijaz deserve each other – by Ayaz Amir: Ours must be the most insecure country in the world, and the most paranoid. We are terrified not just by our nightmares but our very shadows. And judging by our behaviour we seem to think that the rest of
Husain Haqqani’s replacement with Sherry Rehman was jointly engineered by Uncle Sam and Pakistan Army – by Laibaah: Cross-posted from Pakistan Blogzine This is not a definitive post, however, there are some indications to suggest that at least some USA officials were, to some extent, on board with Pakistan army in trapping and ultimately deseating Ambassador Husain
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,
Memogate: Pro-establishment fake liberals and right wingers’ coordinated plan against democracy: Source: Pakistan Blogzine Related post: Husain Haqqani’s resignation and urban elites’ sham-e-ghariban on Twitter Usual suspects have approached the Lahore High Court to place Ambassador Husain Haqqani’s name in the Exit Control List! This is a serious development which
Rinse and Repeat – by Sindhyar Talpur: Once a director of popular films was asked in a casual meeting- why his last three films seemed similar to another. His candid reply: if public is willing to pay money to watch same film over and over, who am
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
Husain Haqqani’s resignation letter – by Hakim Hazik: Source To, President Asif Ali Zardari President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan And, Field Martial Avatar P Kayani The Supreme Leader, In-charge S Wing Father of the Nation Through the Good Offices of, Mr Mansoor Ijaz, Interlocutor to
Husain Haqqani or no Husain Haqqani, PPP will survive: Let me very frankly say that whatever is happening to Ambassador of Pakistan in the USA, Husain Haqqani is not good either for Pakistan’s image or the Pakistan Peoples Party, which seems to be the target of all that
Haqqani must resign: A PPP Jiyala’s view on the memogate: A few things come to mind when observing the fallout of Mansoor Ijaz ratting out Hussain Haqqani on the Memo. The first is that PPP’s media strategy or lack therof has reached a crisis point and secondly that few
Express Tribune must not distort facts about Husain Haqqani – by Laibaah: Source: Pakistan Blogzine Related posts: Husain Haqqani, memogate and urban elites’ pandemonium on Twitter A critical analysis of Husain Haqqani vs Mansoor Ijaz saga It is now well established that by virtue of his influential position as Pakistan Ambassador
Husain Haqqani, memogate and urban elites’ pandemonium on Twitter: Source: Pakistan Blogzine Related posts:  Husain Haqqani’s resignation and urban elites’ sham-e-ghariban on Twitter A critical analysis of Husain Haqqani vs Mansoor Ijaz saga Express Tribune must not distort facts about Husain Haqqani There is a great pandemonium of