Politics after the world wide web

The author has often wondered like most Pakistanis if our leadership is in fact that or the mockery of one. This of course, is not without reason and comes days after the price of petroleum has been slashed by Rs 9.43. While it is amusing to watch the government and the PTI to engage in . . . → Read More: Politics after the world wide web

910 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: A statement issued by the military on Wednesday put the official number of “terrorists” killed in Operation Zarb-i-Azb at 910 and added that 82 Pakistani soldiers had also lost their lives during the North Waziristan offensive.

The death tolls and their breakdowns could not be independently verified as journalists have limited access to the . . . → Read More: 910 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: ISPR

Lead from the front

TAKE charge. Own the mission. Provide leadership. Six years into a transition to democracy and days into what is perhaps the most significant military operation ever undertaken on domestic soil, the government’s diffident, lackadaisical response is difficult to accept. In terms of an explanation, there is at least one that has often been presented: the . . . → Read More: Lead from the front

9th day of Operation Zarb-e-Azb

In three days, more than forty percent of North Waziristan was cleared of militants, and up till now, more than 200 terrorists have been killed in military operations led by airstrikes from PAF fighter jets

After years and years of clamoring and urging, the Pakistan Army finally – and officially – launched a full-fledged military . . . → Read More: 9th day of Operation Zarb-e-Azb

Zarb-e-Azb: The only option

Pre 9/11 the terrorist activities were not politically motivated but were funded by foreign powers so that Pakistan would be internally weakened enough to give up its support and demand for Kashmir and would not extend any support to Afghan Mujahideen who were fighting Soviet Union in Afghanistan. But at that time the . . . → Read More: Zarb-e-Azb: The only option

Leadership missing in action

AS the shock and distress over the Karachi airport attack refuses to subside quickly and the numbing questions the attack has raised refuse to go away, this much is clear: the state, both civil and military, has failed to reassure the public or demonstrate that it really does have a plan to keep . . . → Read More: Leadership missing in action

Govt files FIR against TTP in Karachi attacks

The dead body of a missing security officer in the attack on the Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport was found on Wednesday from one of the storage houses, DawnNews reported.

The body was said to be of the Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel Faridullah. The death toll of the incident has reached 30 now.

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The twist in history by the twisted historians!

I found this post on a website, the original article was so biased and one sided but the comment below the article was so well researched and befitting! You can read the article if you like (from the website link provided) but you must read the comment which I have copy pasted here (I hope this . . . → Read More: The twist in history by the twisted historians!

Pakistan destroys terrorist hideouts

Pakistan has carried out air raids in the Tirah Valley area of the northwestern Khyber tribal district, killing at least 15 people, according to a statement by the military.

The statement, released early on Tuesday, said “nine terrorist hideouts were destroyed” in the raids, which came a day after an armed assault at Karachi’s international airport killed . . . → Read More: Pakistan destroys terrorist hideouts

Nawaz Sharif to chair emergency meeting on national security

ISLAMABAD. In the aftermath of the deadly gun and bomb attack at Karachi airport on Sunday night, the government on Monday summoned an emergency meeting of the Cabinet Committee on National Security (CCNS) to discuss the future of peace talks.

While a date for the meeting has not yet been disclosed, it is learnt . . . → Read More: Nawaz Sharif to chair emergency meeting on national security