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 […]
Bhutto was key to US plan
Benazir Bhutto was central to American hopes of broadening out Pakistan‘s government from the figure of General Musharraf. Washington helped engineer the political deal that saw her return and now it has seen that lead to disaster, with the loss of one of […]
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) director IA Rehman told the BBC that Pakistan was in danger of becoming a “Gestapo state” if such disappearances were to go unchecked.
Human rights workers in Pakistan have demanded the release of one of their leading workers who they say has been detained by government officials. […]