War on Terror Archive

امریکی فوج برگڈال کے لیے پاکستان میں گھسنے کو تیار تھی – از برجیش اپادھیائے: پینٹاگون کے ایک سابق اہلکار کا کہنا ہے کہ سارجنٹ برگڈال کی رہائی اس وقت مشکل ہو گئی جب انھیں قید کے بعد پاکستان منتقل کر دیا گیا پینٹاگون کے ایک سابق افسر کا کہنا ہے کہ سارجنٹ بو
Republicans question U.S. prisoner swap with Taliban – by Warren Strobel:   (Reuters) – U.S. politicians questioned whether the deal that freed Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban militants amounted to a negotiation with terrorists as the U.S. soldier was flown out of Afghanistan to a military hospital in
American who joined Syrian rebels becomes first known US suicide bomber: Social media posts by an Al-Qaeda affiliate claim a man named Abu Hurayra Al-Amriki (Abu Hurayra the American) blew himself up in an attack in Syria. US officials say he is the first-known American suicide bomber in the civil-war
U.S. Drones Hit No Pakistani Civilians in 2014 – TTP confirms that PAF Jets Caused more Collateral Damage:     As the mob continues baying for American blood over Hellfire Predator Drones launched into Pakistani TTP targets, we find the number of civilians killed since the beginning of the year= Zero. Civilian deaths this year have been
US to end presence in Afghanistan by end of 2016 – Bill Roggio: Yesterday, President Barack Obama formally announced the US’ plan for basing troops in Afghanistan after the International Security Assistance Force mission concludes at the end of 2014. Previously, the administration had floated the idea of a “zero option,” or no troops
U.S. Predator Drones Need only be Feared by Terrorists -by Rusty Walker: “Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.” – Winton Churchill In Pakistan, and surprisingly, in the U.S., there exists politically correct pressure to sustain a belief that drones kill thousands of civilians, women
US advanced weapons reaching Al Qaeda “rebels” – by Lisa Lundquist: While the opposition Syrian National Coalition, headed by Ahmad Jarba, has been meeting with US officials this week in Washington in an effort to secure further support, including more funding and additional antitank and antiaircraft weapons, news from Syria indicates that
The walking wounded of Waziristan: The lost tribes’ search for spring – by Owais Tohid: It’s springtime in Sadat Ullah Dawar’s beautiful village of Issori. The hills in front of his mud house rise from among the lush green fields, which are covered with blue colour flowers, ‘Sparlah’, bathing the valley with their scent.
Analyst: Pakistan knows where al-Zawahiri is: Fareed speaks with Carlotta Gall, ‘New York Times’ reporter and author of ‘The Wrong Enemy:  America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014’, about the future of Afghanistan.Watch the full interview this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN. What
Deobandi TTP sending fighters to Syria: Saudi money at work: Editor’s note: We are sharing news clip from Al Jazeera and Summary by Shite News. Pakistani Taliban have claimed their rank and file is on the move to the Syrian Theater. Money flows from Saudi Arabia are increasing. The
An Open Letter to Gen Raheel Shareef – by Lt. Col (R) Abdul Naeem: Dear General, No gainsaying the fact that, today Pakistan is going through its most dangerous existential. The very survival of its state and society is at peril. I am sure that with the vast intelligence apparatus at your disposal;
Historical context of Ahrar-ul-Hind, the new alias of Deobandi terrorists: A previously unknown group Ahrarul Hind has accepted responsibility of suicide bombing and brutal killings of people in district and session courts in Islamabad on 3 March 2014. Media is telling us that this is a splinter group of the
سعودی عرب عالمی دہشت گردی کا سر چشمہ ہے – برطانوی اخبار ٹیلیگراف کی رپورٹ: خصوصی ترجمہ از تعمیر پاکستان – مڈل ایسٹ میں شام کے ایشو پر مغربی حکومتوں کی جانب سے اگرچہ سرکاری طور پر کسی بدلے ہوئے ڈسکورس کا اعلان نہیں کیا گیا ہے اور ابھی تک اقوام متحدہ ،برطانیہ اور
دہشت گرد طالبان سے مذاکرات کے گناہ میں اہل سنت بریلوی شریک نہ تھے – مفتی اعظم پاکستان مولانا منیب الرحمان سے تعمیر پاکستان کا خصوصی انٹرویو: نوٹ: مفتی منیب الرحمان مرکزی رویت ہلال کمیٹی کے چئیرمین اور جامعہ نعیمہ کی کراچی شاخ کے پرنسپل ہیں جو فیڈرل بی ایریامیں اہل سنت حنفی بریلوی کی قدیم دینی درسگاہ ہے اور وہ ڈاکٹر سرفراز نعیمی کے قریبی
Deobandi TTP finalises 15 point draft for talks – by Zahir Shah Sherazi:   Professor Ibrahim Khan, Maulana Yousuf Shah and Maulana Abdul Aziz attend a joint news conference after their talks with government representatives in Islamabad, Feb 6, 2014. — File Photo by AP PESHAWAR: The Taliban Shura has finalised a
Dialogue with Blackwater? – by Bahadar Ali Khan: In the years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, in response to every terrorist bomb blast certain religious parties and individuals would say in chorus “No Muslim can do it. This is done by Black Water”. And now committee
ملٹری اسٹبلشمنٹ،تزویراتی گہرائی اور تکفیری خارجی عسکریت پسندی-آخری حصّہ: یہ سب محض اتفاقات نہیں ہیں بلکہ اگر ہم پاکستان اور سعودیہ عرب کے درمیان ان واقعات کو ذھن میں رکھتے ہوئے سٹریٹجک تعلقات کی ازسرنو استواری،پاکستان میں سعودی وزیر دفاع سے لیکر اہم ترین سعودی اعلی عہدے داروں
ملٹری اسٹبلشمنٹ،تزویراتی گہرائی اور تکفیری خارجی عسکریت پسندی-پہلا حصّہ: پاکستان کی ملٹری اسٹبلشمنٹ کی جانب سے افغانستان کو اپنی کالونی بنانے ،اںڈیا سے کشمیر کو حاصل کرنے ،انڈیا سے مشرقی پاکستان کی علیحدگی کا بدلہ لینے اور پاکستان کو ہمسایہ ملکوں کے اندر ایک ڈیپ ریاست بنانے کے
شمالی وزیرستان میں سیز فائر- تکفیری دھشت گردوں کو مزید قتل کا لائسنس مل گیا: طالبان کاٹے گئے سر کو فٹبال بناکر اس سے کھیل رہے ہیں شمالی وزیرستان میں سیکورٹی فورسز اور تحریک طالبان پاکستان اور مقامی قبائلی باشندوں کے درمیان ایک مرتبہ پھر سیز فائر ہوگیا ہے اور  امن معاہدے کی پاسداری
تکفیری خوارج کے دہشت گرد حملوں کا سخت ترین جواب دیں گے – جنرل راحیل شریف: پاکستان کے نئے آرمی چیف جنرل راحیل شریف نے کہا ہے کہ پاکستانی قوم اور فوج پر دہشت گردوں کے حملوں کا بھرپور جواب دیا جائے گے – یاد رہے کہ کالعدم طالبان اور کالعدم تکفیری دہشت گرد گروہ
دنیا بھر میں جاری دہشت گردی میں سعودی عرب ملوث ہے – از حق گو: سعودی عرب میں عطیات اور چندہ دینے والوں نے جہاد کے نام پر پچھلے تیس سال میں دیوبندی اور سلفی تکفیری دہشت گردوں کو بنانے اور طاقتور ہونے میں نہایت گھناونا کردار ادا کیا ہے – نو گیارہ  کے
Interviews with former Takfiri Deobandi and Salafi terrorists of Pakistan – by Gulmina Bilal Ahmad: Between July and December 2012, a three-member team of researchers from Individualland – comprising Zulfiqar Haider, Hamza Khan and myself – set out to document the personal journeys of former jihadis who had voluntarily and consciously chosen the path
کیا ہم غیرت مند قوم ہیں:      
پاک امریکہ تعلقات کا آغاز ہی ایک دوسرے کو نہ سمجھنے سے ہوا- حسین حقانی:        پاک-امریکہ تعلقات “عظیم الشان خود فریبوں” کی داستان ہیں-حسین حقانی گذشتہ دنوں سابق پاکستانی سفیر برائے امریکہ حسین حقانی کی تازہ ترین کتاب “عظیم الشان فریب”چھپ کر سامنے آئی تو اس نے پاک-امریکہ تعلقات بارے نئی
Fauzia Wahab: a role model – By Dr Saifur Rehman: On November 14, 1956, Pakistan gave birth to a gutsy woman who stood up for what she wanted. She played a major role in empowering Pakistani women. She spread smiles with her wit and spoke out in spite of
Hakaimullah Mehsud Deobandi: Drone be upon him – by Rusty Walker: The recent U.S. drone attack that took out Hakeemullah Mehsud, a leader of banned Deobandi terrorist outfit ‘Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan’ (aka TTP), was a positive stroke for the liberal progressives in Pakistan, and a negative for
Pakistan’s Good Liberals and Good Media Love Good Taliban – by Syed Riaz Al Malik Hajjaji: “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan was shocked at the news that Hakimullah Mehsud was martyred in a cowardly US drone attack,” the Afghan Taliban said in a formal reaction to the incident. “The Emirate strongly condemns the American terrorist attack
Thousands of Iraqi Shia, Sunni and Kurd killed by Saudi funded Al Qaeda groups – by Agha Shaukat Jafri: The silence of the western press at over a thousand Iraqi’s dead in the last month alone is absolutely condemnable.  This is giving the space to the the continued Massive funding of Al Qaeda type groups in Syria and
No talks with Taliban terrorists: Raja Nasir of MWM takes apart pro-TTP arguments of Ansar Abbasi and AVM Shahzad Chaudhry – by Ahad Hussain: I watched Moeed Pirzada’s talk show recorded on 29th October 2013. The debate was about talks with Taliban and the participants included MWM’s (Majlis-e-Wadat-e-Muslimeen, i.e., Muslim Unity Forum) leader Raja Nasir Abbas, defense analyst Air Vice Marshal (retired) Shehzad
The invisible enemy – by Rasul Bakhsh Rais: The writer is a security and political analyst and works at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad Pakistan is one of the three countries in the world where poliovirus continues to infect everyone, crippling the most vulnerable sections of
Al Qaeda core was in Karachi on 9/11: WASHINGTON: On Sept 11, 2001, the core of Al Qaeda was concentrated in a single city: Karachi. At a hospital, the accused mastermind of the bombing of the USS Cole was recovering from a tonsillectomy. Nearby, the alleged organiser
Drone Attacks – by Abdulhai Kakar: US drones strike are under discussion all over the world and recently Amnesty international issued a report . US drones strike are continue in Pakistan Somalia Yemen. Abdulhai Kakar : Zubair Mahsood Sir there are reports says that most
The Drones, the Media and Pakistan – by Arshad Haroon: I was flabbergasted to watch that every Tom and Dick in the Pakistani media was discussing the amnesty international report on the use of drones in Pakistan. The report claims that American drones have killed between 400 and 900
Dronophobia – by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid: The irrational, abnormal and persistent fear of drone strikes Dronophobia is a case of specific phobia, the irrational, abnormal and persistent fear of drone strikes. A dronophobe believes that drone strikes causes more harm to a state than suicide
“Strong evidence” Pakistan military approved US drone strikes: UN report – by Sajjad Haider: A recently released UN report suggests there is “strong evidence” that top Pakistani military and intelligence officials approved US drone strikes on Pakistani soil during 2004 and 2008. The study says in some cases, even “senior government figures” gave
A quiet resilience in my heart.: Yesterday was a day of solidarity of the Peshawar church blasts. Islamabad did me proud as the youth of all faiths and backgrounds were represented.We formed a human shield outside the Church, we showed the true picture of Pakistan.We
Go Malala finish the Takfiri ideology: Malala Yosafzai has already made history as the youngest person in the world to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Our prayers and best wishes are with Malala and we hope she goes on win the prestigious award.
Be Careful What You Wish For Because You Just Might Get it – by Dr Taimur Rahman: Contrary to Malala’s recent statement, a negotiated settlement of the armed conflict with the Taliban will be a very reactionary and negative outcome for Pakistan. Even in the best case scenario the only thing that can be expected is
TTP Office: Vacancies open (apply urgently) – by Ahsan Shah: As per the announcement of our political head Sir Imran Khan Niazi, TTP is pleased to open it’s first office in KP, Pakistan. Although the CM House is already taking care of our interests as per their pre election
A Hapless Minority Pleads for its Survival – by A Z:   Here is a speech from a Christian MNA, Asiya Nasir, on the floor of the National Assembly. I was impressed how the lady seeks to be a calm and rational voice amidst the demagoguery that abounds in Pakistan’s