Pakistan Army Archive

Asadullah Ghalib and Farhat Taj: In support of the jawans and officers of Pakistan Armed Forces fighting the Taliban terrorists…: Swat – a report from the frontline
At least 11 per cent of Pakistan’s landmass has been ceded to the Taliban. Where is the Pakistan army? Questions Dr. Farrukh Saleem: Where is the Pakistan army? By Dr. Farrukh Saleem Five thousand square kilometres of Swat are now under Taliban control — de jure. Chitral (14,850 sq km), Dir (5,280 sq km), Shangla (1,586 sq km), Hangu (1,097 sq km),
Does Pakistan army have the will to confront the Taliban? – by Zohra Yusuf: Day of the Taliban By Zohra Yusuf TO say that the entire nation hangs its head in shame over the flogging of young Chand Bibi in Swat would not only be a cliché. It would be a lie. There
Who broke Pakistan? – by Hamid Mir: The grandson of late Bengali leader Abul Hashim wrote me a letter about my last article on Lahore Resolution published in this newspaper on March 23. Abul Hashim was the Secretary General of Muslim League in United Bengal before
What exactly were the ex-servicemen doing while in service?: All the X-men What exactly were the ex-servicemen doing while in service? Shahzada Irfan Ahmed and Aziz Omar Air Chief Marshal (R) Asghar Khan Former Air Chief Martial Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Asghar Khan was the first politician to
Mr. Holbrooke, you got it right. Pakistan’s No. 1 challenge is to control rogue elements: Internal divisions? Saturday, February 21, 2009 In his first detailed comment on the situation in Pakistan after his recent fact-finding and get-to-know mission, Special Envoy of President Obama, Richard Holbrooke has revealed more than anyone in Pakistan could have
Army as victim? – An analysis of Musharraf’s concerns: Ex-President and General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf said on Monday that “there is a global conspiracy to malign the armed forces and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in an attempt to weaken Pakistan”. He was responding to allegations levelled in a
Why the US bugged Pakistan Army generals – Rauf Klasra offers excerprts from David E Sanger’s book “The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts…": Why the US bugged Pakistan Army generals Monday, February 16, 2009 Book claims drone attacks began after ISI-Taliban coordination confirmed By Rauf Klasra ISLAMABAD: A new book by a New York Times journalist has levelled serious allegations against Pakistan
A perspective on Ex-Servicemen’s Association: Rauf Klasra: Hamid Gul, Asad Durrani, Aslam Beg are the real saviours of this nation.
So, Pakistan does not have technology to jam an illegal FM radio station in Swat?: BBC Urdu dot com:     http://www.bbc.co.uk/urdu/pakistan/story/2009/02/090210_swat_fm_radio_sz.shtml A relevant comment: Ghost Of TK said: The mystery of illegal FM transmitters in FATA. I wonder how “Pak” Fauj will react once the “Islamic Emirate of Seraikistan” starts its FM transmissions
The burden of history in 2009 is on the sholders of PPP, PML-N and… the army – by Ayaz Amir: Country burns, political class fiddlesFriday, February 06, 2009 By by Ayaz Amir …. At the centre the PPP government is rightly being accused of incompetence and dithering. But is leadership coming from any other direction? The army, Pakistan’s option
Pakistan: From 1971 to 2009; Some lessons for ISI, media, and oridnary public…: A page from history: How did Pakistan Army, dominated by the so called Islamic chauvinists from Punjab, treat their Bengali colleagues in 1971? And the people in Punjab remained unaware/insensitive to the plight of their Bengali brothers and sisters
Pakistan army is failing to protect the Pakhtuns against the atrocities of the Taliban militants – Farhat Taj: The Pakhtun, the Taliban and ignorant outsidersThursday, January 15, 2009 Farhat Taj The Pakhtun are caught up in one of the most difficult times of their history. The Taliban are aggressively attacking their lives, livelihoods, culture and history. Pakistan
Is it fair to compare corruption of Pakistani politicians with corruption of Pakistani Generals?: Ghost of TK writes: I can appreciate the need to tone down the rhetoric re: the military now, but then that rule would give a loophole to those who say, wait for the things to get better before we
A tribute to Pakistani soldiers fighting against terrorists of the Taliban, Al Qaeda, Sipah-e-Sahaba and all other internal and external enemies….: The Pakistani nation stands united with our great Pakistani soldiers fighting against terrorists of the Taliban, Al Qaeda, Sipah-e-Sahaba and all
Why Pakistan wants to destroy India?: Why PAKISTAN is OUT to DESTROY BHARAT Quoting former Pakistane P High Commissioner Abdus Sattar “ I do not think Pakistan ( P ) or India ( I ) can be friends or have normal relations in our live
ISI’s political wing closed down? Good news at last…: ‘Political wing of ISI not yet terminated’ * Senior security official says department made ‘inactive’, but staff not moved* Says ISI going through transformation Daily Times Monitor ISLAMABAD: A senior security official has contradicted Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s
Attacking the jirgas is a sign of weakness in the Taliban: Bajaur: attacking the jirgas The Salarzai tribe that had begun to oppose the Taliban in Bajaur has been attacked near the town of Khar, the headquarters of Bajaur tribal agency. Their jirga was attacked by a suicide bomber who
Partners in crime: Ex-Servicemen’s Association (the new face of ISI sponsored thugs) – by Amir Mir: Partners in crime Amir Mir Hardly a fortnight after Pakistani Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani directed the officers of the Pakistan Army through an official letter not to indulge in politics and pay heed to their
We must back Army against terrorists!: The Pakistan Parliament’s In Camera Session It is time to distinguish political opportunists from those who are willing to root out the menace of terrorism from Pakistan. It is time to be united to wage an all out war
Army, India, Al-Qaeda and Zardari: On the day President Asif Ali Zardari sat down at the Presidency and discussed national security and operational preparedness of the armed forces with the Services Chiefs, an AFP report noted that “A month after coming to power, President
Who is protecting the Taliban and Al-Qaeda terrorists in FATA: This TV report suggests that instead of hunting down and killing the Taliban and Al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan’s tribal areas, Pakistan Army has been unable to avoid the the collateral (i.e. innocent civilians) while
Reshuffle in the army – they have political overtones, especially when the ISI — some foreign powers’ bugbear — gets a new chief: BARRING changes at the very top, normal transfers and promotions in armies do not make news in democratic countries. In Pakistan, given its history, reshuffles in the army command make news because they have political overtones, especially when the
The much waited change of command in ISI. What about the reforms?: Welcome change of guard at ISI In a “major” reshuffle in the Pakistan Army, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt Gen Nadeem Taj has been replaced by newly promoted Lt General Ahmed Shuja Pasha. The change of guard at
Democracy haters / enemies of Pakistan want to create a split between PPP and Pakistan Army: The PPP and the Army The ruling PPP and the Pakistan Army seem to be in sync even as the Americans seem to be speaking with many tongues over policy in the war against terrorism. Prime Minister Yousaf Raza
Pakistan army, have you ever won a war? – by Nazir Naji: کوئی جیتی ہوئی جنگ جھولی میں ہے؟ … نذیر ناجی جمہوریت سے محرومی کی سب سے بڑی سزا یہ ملتی ہے کہ معاشرے نظم و ترتیب سے محروم ہو جاتے ہیں۔ کسی کی حیثیت اور وقعت کا پیمانہ باقی
Reform ISI? Not like this: The US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Mr Richard Boucher, said Tuesday that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) needed to be reformed. He did not point to any specific flaw in the conduct of