Posts Tagged ‘pakistan’
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 […]

Pakistan’s real dangers are internal – William Milam
Pakistan’s real dangers are internal – William Milam

By Malik Siraj Akbar Monday, 09 January 2012 18:20 The year 2011 witnessed a dramatic deterioration in trust and diplomatic relations between the United States and Pakistan. The two strategic partners in the war on terror traded allegations on the Raymond Davis affair, the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, drone strikes, Admiral Mike Mullen’s […]

Pakistan is beautiful — and it’s mine
Pakistan is beautiful — and it’s mine

By Shehrbano Taseer 2011 was a bleak year for Pakistan — even by its own harrowing standards. My father, Governor SalmaanTaseer, was assassinated by his own fanatical security guard in January for his stand on Pakistan’s cruel blasphemy laws, and minorities minister Shahbaz Bhatti, the only Christian in the federal cabinet, was gunned down in […]

Pakistanis do not learn from history
Pakistanis do not learn from history

“A Phenomenom noticeable throughout history regardless of place or period is the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests. Mankind, it seems, makes a poorer performance of governmentthan of almost any other human activity. “In this sphere, wisdom, which may be defined as the exercise of judgment acting on experience, common sense […]

Faiz’s Inspiration for the Youth of Pakistan
Faiz’s Inspiration for the Youth of Pakistan

United Pakistan Front (UPF) are hosting “Faiz’s Inspiration for the Youth of Pakistan” and would welcome you all to attend this event. The event will be held on 23rd November 2011 between 18:30 – 20:30 at the UCL Archaeology Lecture Theatre, 31-34 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PY London, UK. Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911 – 1984) was […]