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Role of Tribesmen of FATA by Asif Haroon Raja
Posted By: Asif_Haroon_Raja Created On: 15/Apr/2014 Views: 118 Replies: 0 
1948 Kashmir War. We must not overlook the fact of history that when Maharaja Hari Singh Dogra forces augmented by Patiala forces and RSS were massacring Muslims in Kashmir in 1947 and the then British C-in-C Gen. Gracey refused to dispatch Pak troops as demanded by Quaid-e-Azam, the tribesmen from FATA formed a lashkar at their own and captured Muzaffarabad and area right up to Baramula. Had they Click here to read Full Article

Opposing Views on Talks with TTP by Asif Haroon Raja
Posted By: Asif_Haroon_Raja On: 2/Apr/2014 Views:155 Replies:0 
Anti-peace lobby is making hue and cry as to why the government is insisting on holding talks with the TTP when the hands of its new leader Maulana Fazlullah are dripping in blood of people of Swat and surroundings and is a captive of Afghan government. They argue that it is pointless to hold talks with Fazlullah who has a history of breaking deals and had terrorized Swat. Those suggesting dialogu Click here to read Full Article
Bangladesh: Hasina Wajid lacks Sportsman Spirit By Zaheerul Hassan
Posted By: Zaheer On: 28/Mar/2014 Views:179 Replies:0 
Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Hasina Wajid got furious after seeing local supporters flying Pakistani flags during Pakistan matches against Australia and India in Cricket World Cup T-20. Reportedly, she showed announce to the Bangladeshi administration over locals love for Pakistani Cricket Team. She asked them to ban local supporters from stadiums if they are seen carrying the flags of any of the o Click here to read Full Article
Foe in the attire of ally by Asif Haroon Raja
Posted By: Asif_Haroon_Raja On: 25/Mar/2014 Views:155 Replies:0 
Al-Qaeda as a terrorist organization was hardly known in Pakistan till the US declared openly that 9/11 attacks on World Trade Centre were undertaken by Al-Qaeda. The group known as Al-Qaeda was organized by Osama bin Laden (OBL) who was simply an ordinary Jihadi volunteer from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with traces of Yemeni background having passion for participating in Islamic Jihad against Click here to read Full Article
Pakistan Day: Nation in Search of Freedom - March 23 by Dr. Mahboob A. Khawaja
Posted By: Mahboob_Khawaja On: 25/Mar/2014 Views:272 Replies:0 
National freedom is a collective phenomenon – an articulation of societal timeless aspirations and foresight to be free form the besieged powers of foreign hegemonic domination and governance. Pakistani nation gained the opportunity on March 23, 1940 to declare a democratic Covenant of its political future called March 23, Pakistan Resolution at Lahore to demand freedom from the imposed British Click here to read Full Article
Identity, culture and religion, who we really are...? by Barrister Amjad Malik
Posted By: Amjad_Malik On: 20/Mar/2014 Views:174 Replies:0 
I had the opportunity to attend a discussion, which was organised by the BBC Urdu service at the newly built Irish centre in the heart of Cheetham Hill Manchester. This is the ward which produced the first Asian Muslim Lord Mayor of Pakistani origin and the region which produced the first MEP and the country’s Minister of Pakistani origin. In the audience of around 60 people predominantly of Pakis Click here to read Full Article
Fast changing global and regional dynamics by Asif Haroon Raja
Posted By: Asif_Haroon_Raja On: 18/Mar/2014 Views:188 Replies:0 
When the Taliban captured Kabul in 1996 and took over power, Indian influence in Afghanistan waned. Consequently, India in league with Iran and Russia started supporting Northern Alliance (NA) comprising Afghan Uzbeks, Afghan Tajiks and Afghan Hazaras, which retained control over Panjsher Valley in the north. Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and UAE recognized the Taliban regime while the US maintained frie Click here to read Full Article
Peace dialogue in critical stage by Asif Haroon Raja
Posted By: Asif_Haroon_Raja On: 11/Mar/2014 Views:201 Replies:0 
The Army and paramilitary forces are fighting a guerrilla war against home based militants in the northwest since 2002 without a break. The militants are Islamists waging an ideological war to establish Islamic Caliphate. They neither believe in Pakistan’s constitution nor in democracy saying these are of western model and are anti-Islamic. They want to impose their brand of Sharia which is certai Click here to read Full Article
Posted By: Riaz On: 7/Mar/2014 Views:157 Replies:0 
“I say with full responsibility that Islamabad is a safe and secure city”, so declared the Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan in a press conference and ironically, only three days later the terrorists devastated his hollow claim by striking at the District Courts Complex Islamabad killing at least 11 people, including an Additional Sessions Judge Rafaqat Ahmed Awan and a 25 year old young lady l Click here to read Full Article
What made Christine Fair go ballistic on Pakistan by ANDREW JACOBSON
Posted By: nrqazi On: 7/Mar/2014 Views:176 Replies:0 
A balanced and logical American expert on Pakistani affairs has again gone out on a limb to try and explain the complexity of Pakistan’s military strategy and security thought-process to an audience that apparently loves to bash Pakistan instead of aiding it in the War against Terrorism that America launched in the first place Waving the “Bakvas Flag”, Dr. Carol Christine Fair – an otherwis Click here to read Full Article
Why Indian Soldier Killed his 5 Colleagues in Kashmir By Zaheerul Hassan
Posted By: Zaheer On: 7/Mar/2014 Views:239 Replies:0 
According to the media reports an Indian soldier has killed five of his colleagues before killing himself in Indian-administered Kashmir. The killing of soldier took place on night February 26, 2014 at a military camp of the Rashtriya Rifles paramilitary force in Safapora village in Ganderbal district about 20km (12 miles) north of the city of Srinagar. The military authority ordered the investig Click here to read Full Article

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