Food is everyone’s problem. Food availability and affordability is proportional to the fuel for transport. Rethinking and reconfiguring has been allocated to the last minute … so, we suffer. The world has wasted the opportunity to prepare for this storm. As individuals, we must do what we can to play catch up. Unfortunately, the infrastructure we operate in has restricted our ability to survive. […]
The Pashtun time bomb
The alarming growth of Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the Pashtun tribal region of northwest Pakistan and southern Afghanistan is usually attributed to the popularity of their messianic brand of Islam and to covert help from Pakistani intelligence agencies.
But another, more ominous reason also explains their […]
Thank You Munaeem:
US advises Musharraf to share power
Richard Boucher’s latest visit to Pakistan has generated widespread speculations that US is not happy with the general. Analysts say that US has asked Musharraf to share power with the civilian government, which will be elected in the […]
Iran to wall off Baluchistan border – By Kamal Hyder in Taftan, Baluchistan
Trade between Pakistan and Iran is flourishing, with goods worth millions of dollars passing across the border between the two countries. But the porous border has become a haven for smugglers, and a security headache for both sides. Iran is […]
Unrest simmers in Pakistan province By Kamal Hyder in Quetta, Baluchistan
Pakistan’s sprawling Baluchistan region is one of the world’s most remote areas and its hot, mostly barren, land encompasses the borders of three countries: Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The area has enormous reserves of natural resources – resources that the […]