Tag: oil and gas

  • Generals and Oil Corporations

    Generals and Oil Corporations

    In this post, we present some snapshots from Pakistani and international media that demonstrate incompetence of generals (Pakistani, American, British etc) and also the role of Oil Corporations in international strategies and policy decisions. Ayaz Amir (The News, 4 July 2014) writes about Pakistani and American generals: “Not that our generals are products of the […]

  • War with NATO, suicide for Pakistan – by Shiraz Paracha

    A low-intensity military conflict between Pakistan and the United States is going on in Afghanistan and along the Pak-Afghan border since the U.S. military invasion and occupation of Afghanistan. Both sides have been using proxies and guerrilla war tactics to harm each other’s interests. Nevertheless a large-scale and direct military conflict with the 27-member strong NATO […]

  • Pakistan, theatre of U.S energy war–by Shiraz Paracha

    As the theatre of the U.S initiated war moves to Pakistan the Pakistani military feels cornered and its commanders are looking for internal unity and reaching out to new and old foreign friends. Interestingly, perhaps for the first time, Pakistani commanders are more worried about the U.S plans rather than the Indian threat. Also breaking […]

  • Pakistan export boom will not repair economy

    With Thanks : Daily Times Experts say gain is fragile in face of uncertain security, unending power crisis, rising oil prices, high fiscal deficit KARACHI: After a year of unemployment and wondering if his family would be better off if he died, Pakistani textile worker Murad Ali has got the spring back in his step. […]

  • Keeping the Profit in Oil and Persistent War – by Peter Chamberlin

    Source: No sunglasses The accelerating pace of events in south and central Asia suggest that we are nearing the end of the “nice guy” phase in the terror war, where the need to keep-up appearances is overridden by military considerations. Until now, everything done by America or her allies has been marked by a need […]