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Wednesday, June 25, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Imploding Iraq
(2 comments) Iraq is breaking up. Why? What possible direction can it go?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Letting Farzana die!
(2 comments) On Honor Killings. Suggested Solutions.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea!
After a military offenive in North Waziristan, what next? Plan B's likely outcome.

Sunday, May 18, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
India's incoherent election?
(5 comments) India, Pakistan & Indian issues. Modi's mindset.

Friday, May 16, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pakistan: walking the tight rope?
Nexus: Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India ....

Sunday, April 20, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Whither rule of law?
(1 comments) Pakistan's rule of law is fading.Why? This piece addresses the issue!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Eluding Peace
(2 comments) Peace works at different levels. Focusing upon its ingredients & why it continues to elude the world!

Thursday, April 3, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Roadmap of talks with Taliban
(2 comments) Are talks with Taliban by Pak Govt an eye wash? What must be discussed across the table!

Wednesday, April 2, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Advertising and Ethics
(3 comments) Advertisements must be ETHICAL. Some points here.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Redefining Pakistan
(1 comments) A comment on confusion created by non-state actors on defining a 'citizen' of Pakistan. Effort to clear the issue.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Book Review: Tamiz Ud Din Von Elephant: The Phoenix Rider (A Political Comment Couched in Fiction)
(1 comments) A political comment couched in fiction!

Monday, March 3, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Hamlet’s governance?
(1 comments) Similarity between Hamlet's approach & the one between present Pakistan government!

Thursday, February 27, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The ‘Dancing Girl’ of Moenjo-daro
(1 comments) Reasoning why India cannot lay claim to the ‘Dancing Girl’ of Moenjo-daro.

Friday, February 21, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pawns of terrorism
(2 comments) Suckers who are used as pawns of terrorism. Three methods to combat it.

Thursday, February 6, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Taliban and US-Pak Strategic Dialogue
(1 comments) Afghanistan, Pakistan, US troop pull-out. A mad mix. Which way does it swing?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pakistan's leadership crisis. Exploring the causes.
(1 comments) Why is there a leadership crisis in Pakistan? Exploring the causes.

Saturday, December 21, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Revisiting 1971 war crimes and Molla
(1 comments) Hanging of Abdul Qaduar Molla & background.

Thursday, December 12, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
America's Iranian kitchen!
(1 comments) P5+1 and Iran Nuclear Deal: An acceleration to proxy wars?

Tuesday, December 3, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Rohingya: People Rejected?
(1 comments) Plight of Rohingya Muslims-Citizenship & Rights denied!

Friday, November 29, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Prosecuting Musharraf: popcorn anyone?
(1 comments) Musharraf Trial: The diverting show stopper!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Follow their dreams!
(2 comments) On female education in Pakistan.

Friday, November 1, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
NSA: Europe unites against USA?
(3 comments) NSA and the cascading impact on international relations!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pak-US relations in perspective
(1 comments) Here is the backdrop to US-Pak relationship--Nawaz's visit to US.

Friday, October 18, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Turkey and Afghanistan peace
(1 comments) Can Turkey play a role in Afghan peace?

Tuesday, October 15, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Nobel Peace Prize 2013 and Malala
(2 comments) Nobel Peace Prize created a furore in Pakistan. Since Malala was an aspirant.Why did she not get it?

Thursday, October 3, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Chahbahar and Gwadar
(1 comments) Chahbahar & Gwadar, impact on Afghan-India-Pak-China trade.

Saturday, September 21, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Militants, Pakistan and 2014
(1 comments) What will happen to Pak Afghan once US & NATO leaves?

Thursday, September 12, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
US not at war with Syria!
(1 comments) Is US conducting War on Syria?John Kerry says no.US should know what "war" is!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Syria and the "Greater Iran"
(7 comments) On Syria. The background to Syrian conflict.Will military strikes achieve anything? Options.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Line out of control?
(1 comments) Comment on the heat up at Line of Control between India & Pakistan.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A muddy palette (An Independence Special)
(1 comments) An overview for 14th August, the day of Pakistan's independence.

Thursday, August 8, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pashtunwali
(2 comments) Extremely important in light of US proposed exit from Affhanistan.

Thursday, August 1, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Peaceful coexistence and sectarianism
(1 comments) Comment on growing sectarianism in Pakistan. Suggested steps to reduce it.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Global Jihadi
(1 comments) Talking about what propels Al-Qeada & its underlying philosophy.

Thursday, July 18, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The drone call! Personality and Signature Strike Logistics
(2 comments) Drones in FATA Area of Pakistan, mechanisms & how decieded who to drone. The US should look into this policy that has raised anti-American feelings to a level that is unprecedented in Pakistan.

Friday, June 28, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Whose Karachi is it?
(1 comments) Karachi Mayhem & Killings, terrorism & new players!

Friday, June 28, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Signs of Cracks Within?
(1 comments) An oncoming crisis that is about to hit Pakistan: three extremist religious parties on a collision course.

Sunday, June 23, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Killer Machine
(1 comments) On drone attacks in Pakistan.A matter of hot debate.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Baluchistan blues!
(1 comments) On the two incidents in Baluchistan that has rocked Pakistan!

Monday, May 20, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pakistan Energy Crisis: Immediate Attention Needed!
(2 comments) Energy Crisis is the single most important issue the incoming Govt will have to deal with.This paper points out issues & suggests solutions.

Thursday, March 28, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Pakistan Political Palette
(1 comments) article exploring the contenders for forthcoming election, in Pakistan

Monday, February 4, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Marital Rape: An Unacknowledged Crime
(1 comments) Marital rape goes unacknowledged as a crime. This is a comment on existing laws of rape in Pakistan & how marital rape is left unaddressed.

Monday, December 31, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Operation Geronimo: Who gave Osama Bin Laden Away?
(6 comments) The book by Shaukat Qadir is an intelligent marriage of facts & shrewd deductions. Excellent read on US Seal Op.

Saturday, December 22, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Moving ahead with polio vaccination in Pakistan!
(2 comments) Nine anti-polio workers were killed in Pakistan this month. Is there a way forward?

Sunday, November 4, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Book Review:A Comparative Analysis of Media and Media Laws in Pakistan
Its a Book Review. Less than a month in the market-the cash register is ringing & it's selling like hot cake. Writer is a respected writer for THE NEWS newspaper.

Friday, September 28, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Wisdom Of Youth
(4 comments) Fresh look at Youth Vs Older people. Candid view of youth gaining wisdom. :-)

Friday, June 1, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Proud to be an Extortionist!
(1 comments) Dealing with issue of NATO Supply Lines from Pakistan to Afghanistan.Does abuse help? Not really!

Tuesday, April 3, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Return to the Stone Age!
(1 comments) Commentary on the lighter side of 12 hour power outages daily suffered by Pakistanis roughly!

Saturday, March 24, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Forgotten Art of Letter Writing"..
(9 comments) A comment on loss of heritage letters give us!

Monday, February 27, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Nobel Committee Should Consider Suspending Peace Award to Obama
(14 comments) Does Obama deserve Nobel Peace Prize? Under his watch all kinds of war crimes & invasions are taking place!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Can Pakistan Elect the "Right" Leader?
(1 comments) An analysis of Article 62 Constitution of Pakistan.Special reference to SC Judgement on NRO on 10th Jan 2012.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Is Imran Khan The New Deal For Punjab?
(1 comments) Article on the latest phenomenon unfolding in front of our eyes.In Pakistan.Right NOW!

Saturday, October 22, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Hillary Clinton On Qaddafi: We Came, We Saw, He Died
(4 comments) Extremely upsetting to see Clinton laughing on a death!

Saturday, October 8, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Citizens' Campaign for a New National Security Policy
(1 comments) Gareth Porter suggests steps for War on Terror.

Saturday, October 1, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Why is USA targeting Pakistan?
(4 comments) Mullen's attack on ISI has created a roar in Pakistan. Why is USA doing this?Reasons discussed.

Thursday, September 1, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Liberals & the Two Nation Theory
(1 comments) There is a media war going on this subject in Pakistan.

Sunday, August 21, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Karachi Blood Bath
(3 comments) Deals with current blood bath in Karachi and offers solutions.

Friday, July 15, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Whipping Pakistan"
(7 comments) Article on Mullen's claim that the murder of Saleem Shahzad was committed by ISI