We hear this over and over. Ooops, sorry. How many did we accidentally kill this time? The US and NATO and the multitude of countries occupying Afghanistan, on an obsessive-compulsive mission to complete the mission started after 9/11/2001. The Taliban is hurt but not destroyed, Bin Laden is dead. There is no […]
The details supporting treason for the entire Bush Administration are still surfacing. Accumulation of legal evidence is mounting. Once a “Constitutional” administration takes office, justice may finally be served. […]
Afghanistan dangerously off the radar
It’s hardly an anniversary many will register, but last week marked 30 years since President Jimmy Carter authorised the first covert CIA operations against the government of Afghanistan.
By backing the anti-Communist mujahideen and creating civil unrest, the plan was to provoke a Soviet invasion and thus, […]
US to deliver 10 refurbished F-16s to Pakistan soon
ISLAMABAD: The United States will soon deliver 10 refurbished F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, including four aircraft to be supplied this month.
The US Congress on Wednesday notified the delivery of the F-16 jets to Pakistan. The aircraft are part of […]
Mush has to leave Pak or face prosecution: ANP
NEW DELHI: Amid uncertainty over the fate of embattled Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, a top leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) on Monday said the former military ruler has just two options left — leave the country or face prosecution. ( Watch […]
“Diplomacy is the art of saying “Nice doggie” until you can find a rock.” Will Rogers quotes […]
Iran moving into the big league Kaveh L Afrasiabi
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s three-nation tour of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India and the welter of agreements and understandings reached between Tehran and these governments serve notice beyond the mere issue of energy security and Iran’s expanding role in the sub-continent’s […]
NEW YORK — The Bush administration is sending mixed signals to the new Pakistani government over its talks with militants, troubled by the failure of past deals but reluctant to publicly criticize its key ally in the war on terror.
“We’re watching closely,” a State Department official said yesterday. “The Pakistani government has […]
Combating Terrorism: The United States Lacks Comprehensive Plan to Destroy the Terrorist Threat and Close the Safe Haven in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas
Since 2002, destroying the terrorist threat and closing the terrorist safe haven have been key national security goals. The United States has provided Pakistan, a key ally in […]
Negroponte rejects Pakistan leaders’ idea of holding talks with tribal extremists
Karachi, Mar 28: Visiting US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte last evening rejected a proposal by several Pakistani leaders to resolve the issue of militancy in tribal regions through dialogue. He said that it was not possible for him to […]