Pakistani forces carry out aerial attack on militants

Gunship helicopters of the Pakistan Army pounded the hideouts of militants in the mountain ranges of Frontier Region Peshawar (FR Peshawar) on Tuesday.

An official of the political administration told The Express Tribune that cobra gunship helicopters targeted the heavily wooded mountain ranges of Shankrabi.  “These are highly wooded mountains where there is no human . . . → Read More: Pakistani forces carry out aerial attack on militants

TTP’s latest ruse: “we will not impose Sharia by force”

By Corrupt Keeray PAKISTANPAL’S BLOG

As expected the Taliban have shown their true colors and intentions. By refusing to free Shahbaz Taseer and Gilani they have tacitly admitted that they kidnap Pakistan citizens or have them kidnapped through their proxies. This implies that they are fully involved in the extortion and armed . . . → Read More: TTP’s latest ruse: “we will not impose Sharia by force”

Carlotta Gall: Motivated by personal grudges

Carlotta Gall’s piece in the New York Times has caused a firestorm in the media and government circles and given the Pakistani state very bitter pills to swallow. Yet the allegations and assertions she raises, articulately wrapped in personal anecdotes, are nothing new. Analysts and journalists from across the spectrum have been obsessed with making . . . → Read More: Carlotta Gall: Motivated by personal grudges

What made Christine Fair go ballistic on Pakistan

A balanced and logical American expert on Pakistani affairs has again gone out on a limb to try and explain the complexity of Pakistan’s military strategy and security thought-process to an audience that apparently loves to bash Pakistan instead of aiding it in the War against Terrorism that America launched in the first place

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MQM demands Pak army to act to save Pakistan

MQM Chief Severely Condemns TTP Attack on Police Bus in Karachi Despite Dialogue, the Terrorists Continue their Attacks Being a Victim of Atrocities itself, MQM Shares the Pain of Bereaved Families 

A special session of MQM Coordination Committee was held chaired by MQM Founder Leader Mr Altaf Hussain on the blast on police bus near . . . → Read More: MQM demands Pak army to act to save Pakistan

Altaf Bhai addresses COAS

Monday, February 10, 2014 – Karachi—Muttahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder leader Altaf Hussain while addressing the Chief of the Army Staff General Rahil Shareef said that he was utterly compelled to appeal to him to take notice of violations of human rights by the Pakistan Rangers Sindh so as to free the Mohajirs from the atrocities being . . . → Read More: Altaf Bhai addresses COAS

How the Taliban changed Waziristan

By: Suzanna Koster

On Location: Waziristan after the Taliban (VIDEO)

SOUTH WAZIRISTAN, Pakistan — A military operation in 2009 chased Pakistani Taliban and Al Qaeda militants from parts of the South Waziristan tribal region. The conflict drove more than half the population of 300,000 to become refugees elsewhere.

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Not all are against the use of drones

By Owen Bennett-Jones

Most Pakistanis have concluded that drones are illegal, cruel and counterproductive. And many in the west agree, seeing drones as Orwellian weapons that enable the US, UK and Israel (and presumably others will follow) to kill individuals at will, at no physical risk to drone operators and, crucially, . . . → Read More: Not all are against the use of drones

Fall of Dhaka: Some Facts

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Media reported the hanging of Abdul Quader Molla in Bangladesh, a leading Jamaat-i-Islami leader; the first person to go to gallows for the alleged massacre of 1971. A leading newspaper reported, “Molla’s lawyers had protested the original order, saying the death penalty was awarded based on evidence given by only one prosecution witness, who had . . . → Read More: Fall of Dhaka: Some Facts

Terrorists, Traitors and the Coward Maulvis

By Ghalib Sultan

So it has started to happen… we knew that one day it would happen. We used to think that it would take longer than this but I guess we were wrong. Like a giant skyscraper on fire which looks as if it will survive the intense heat of roaring flames engulfing it from . . . → Read More: Terrorists, Traitors and the Coward Maulvis