Tag: US Aid

  • What has America done for Pakistan?

    By Harris Bin Munawar Osama bin Laden has been stolen, Raymond Davis exorcised, and the military’s ego has been hurt once again by men “dressed like characters from Star Wars”. “America is an unreliable ally,” the ISI chief is said to have told the Pakistani parliament in a closed-door briefing. Pakistan’s ties with terrorists are […]

  • Message to Pakistan: China Will Not Replace U.S. Aid – by Daniel Wagner

    The current debate in the U.S. Congress about whether and how to continue economic and military aid to Pakistan is understandably problematic. On one hand, Congress is mindful of Pakistan’s long history with the U.S., its unique geostrategic location, its significance as one of the top 7 nuclear powers and the role it plays in […]

  • Textbooks – Source confusion and extremism – by Junaid Qaiser

    Pakistan’s poor education system and its bias curriculum that often incites intolerance and violence has increasingly become a matter of international concern. The government-mandated curriculum is a major concern for Western observers who say it encourages intolerance, anti democracy, anti freedom, anti minorities and anti peace and a narrow worldview. “Pakistan’s poor public education system […]