Posts Tagged ‘pakistan’
Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?
Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?

By Ethan Casey I’m not Pakistani, and for me to make pronouncements or pass judgment on Pakistani domestic politics would be presumptuous. But several Pakistani friends have asked me to write about Imran Khan. I do so now, albeit hesitantly, because what he represents is an important subject at this pregnant historical moment. I’ll start […]

Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?
Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?

By Ethan Casey I’m not Pakistani, and for me to make pronouncements or pass judgment on Pakistani domestic politics would be presumptuous. But several Pakistani friends have asked me to write about Imran Khan. I do so now, albeit hesitantly, because what he represents is an important subject at this pregnant historical moment. I’ll start […]

Army rejects US report on Nato attack
Army rejects US report on Nato attack

Pakistan’s military on Monday rejected US findings on a Nov. 26 Nato cross-border air attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and plunged relations to a low point. “Pakistan does not agree with several portions and findings of the investigation report, as these are factually not correct,” the military said in a statement. The US report […]

Can aid salvage US-Pak relations?
Can aid salvage US-Pak relations?

By Syed Mohammad Ali Its internal implications, apart from the memogate scandal has led to the appointment of a new Pakistani ambassador to the US, who has just taken charge of her responsibilities in Washington, at a time when relations between the two countries are severely strained. Last year was a particularly difficult one for […]

India through media lens
India through media lens

By I.A Rehman Friday, 06 January 2012 18:43 That the Pakistan media does not present a correct or complete account of what goes on in India is known and also understandable. But if anyone tries to probe what it chooses to report and what it does not, the findings will throw considerable light on its […]

David Miliband: new advisor to Pakistani private equity firm
David Miliband: new advisor to Pakistani private equity firm

Saturday 21 January 2012 10:12:51 By Marianne Landzettel The former British foreign minister, David Miliband, has joined a private equity firm in Pakistan as a senior adviser. In a statement Mr Miliband said Indus Basin Holdings was committed to developing an agricultural sector which Mr Miliband says has a huge potential. He said he was […]

Three to eight million people work as bonded labour in Pakistan
Three to eight million people work as bonded labour in Pakistan

Friday, 06 January 2012 18:39 By Agency Activists from human rights organisations held a protest on December 30, 2011 to show solidarity with bonded labour. The protesters were holding placards and banners in front of Karachi Press Club. They were demanding the government to ensure the labourers got their rights. According to the Human Rights […]

Pakistan in the Media: Changing Narrative, bringing in new voices
Pakistan in the Media: Changing Narrative, bringing in new voices

This panelist session as part of the series of events between the RSA, the Samosa and City University London focused on the current young generation of British South Asians and how their role in the media is helping shape the relationship between Britain and Pakistan. Terrorism, corruption, extremism and poverty, there are currently plenty of […]

‘An Unbreakable Friendship’? Where next for Britain and Pakistan?
‘An Unbreakable Friendship’? Where next for Britain and Pakistan?

‘An Unbreakable Friendship’? Where next for Britain and Pakistan? Conservative Chairman Baroness Warsi discusses the intricate relationship between Britain and Pakistan in the first of a series of events with the Samosa. the RSA and City University. Tweet This Post

British Pakistanis and Pakistan: 21st century citizenship and diasporas
British Pakistanis and Pakistan: 21st century citizenship and diasporas

The RSA, The Samosa and City University London’s second event in their series exploring the complex and intimate relationships between Pakistan, Britain and the Pakistani diaspora in the UK. Acclaimed journalist and author Anatol Lieven joined a distinguished panel to discuss the relationship between Britain, Pakistan, and the British Pakistani diaspora. Do Westminster’s political and […]

Both barrels locked and loaded
Both barrels locked and loaded

Friday, 20 January 2012 15:52 By Irfan Husain What does a country down on its knees economically do to recover? What does it do when it isn`t in the middle of natural disasters like earthquakes and floods? In the case of Pakistan, we whip up a manmade crisis out of nowhere to amuse ourselves. Consider […]