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Did Obama Kill the Bogeyman?

In what seems, to many, to be a rather suspicious operation, Osama Bin Laden was shot in the head by US Navy Seals in the early hours of May 2nd 2011 (Pakistan standard time) in Pakistan’s city of Abbotabad. Bin Laden has been reported as having been in hiding in the house for a number of months if not years. (The exact duration has yet…

Reaction to Raymond Davis in Pakistan

Raymond Davis – Victory of the Law or Otherwise ?

That the Raymond Davis case has not been handled to the satisfaction of the Pakistani public is a fact; that both the respective governments are satisfied with the outcome of these proceedings is a fact; not everything else, however, is. To date, nobody except perhaps the upper echelons of the respective intelligence agencies and governments is aware of the exact details or the factual intricacies…

Raymond Davis Case implication

Dissecting the Raymond Davis Case: Mistakes and Implications

The US has been Pakistan’s oldest ally, when and as it has seen fit, and the Pakistanis, in return, have been the Americans’ sincerest of friends when and as it has suited the US – profiting only immensely from whenever such bonds have borne fruits. Unfortunately, of late this relationship seems to have come under threat. Both the Americans – in honor of the fair…

Education Outreach as a Weapon Against Terrorism in Pakistan

Education is often considered the yardstick of a country’s progress and is one of several indicators used to gauge a developing country’s measure of progress. However, for Pakistan, a key regional player, this is unfortunately not the case. Where industry, GDP and per capita income are often cited as indicators of growth, education is given the cold shoulder. This is an issue that Pakistan, and…

Facebook and Draw Muhammad Day

As the day draws nearer, I keep getting more and more invites to various groups to condemn 20th May. Will that achieve anything?It all started in 2007 when Lars Vilks drew pictures of the Prophet. Everyone most probably remembers how that took the Muslim world by storm. Protests and torrents of abuse were rampant and each side quoted extensively from everywhere to prove they were…