Memogate

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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Madness and gravity

After reaching dangerous highs of brutal violence, the capital’s crisis has tapered off to simmering, face-saving lows. At a loss for anything meaningful to say, the ill-fated gang of two has resorted to crass vulgarisms and clichéd gimmicks; they can ... [Published Daily Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The script we need

So Pakistan’s most powerful and organised institution – the army – has finally spoken in unambiguous terms yet again that it believes in the supremacy of the constitution and continuation of the democratic process.The rare press briefing by Director General ... [Published The News International - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Geopolitical realities

Last Monday, in one of the last meetings of its soon-to-conclude session, the UN General Assembly decided that intergovernmental negotiations (IGN) on the issue of Security Council reform, which have been going on inconclusively along all-too-familiar ... [Published The News International - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Democracy and Lord of the Flies

The results of the May 2013 elections were widely celebrated for being the first ever democratic transition of power rather than the clean sweep of a particular political party that currently holds the biggest public office. It was believed we were finally ... [Published Daily Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

A compromised politician in hand is worth two more on D-Chowk

The quiet Farhatullah Babar took most people by surprise on Monday.Instead of holding forth about script writers or castigating the government for its arrogance, the soft-spoken senator called the spade by its name and suggested a dialogue with the m ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Would you invest here?

Whether there is a dharna, a flood, or a leaky faucet, ‘analysts’ are quick to point out their economic consequences. When the floods of 2010 happened, the finance minister would sing the story of how Pakistan had suffered and the donors loved it.Their ... [Published The News International - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Crises that will not go away

Whether unpredictable Pakistani politics might deliver some surprises after days of intense drama is not yet certain. The widely televised event that has kept viewers glued to their sets could climax soon. The two groups leading the high voltage act could ... [Published Daily Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Aitzaz flays Nisar, sows the seeds of rift in Prime Minister's camp

September 06, 2014Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) said on Friday that the government would not be able to overcome the PTI-PAT challenge in the absence of opposition's support. Speaking to the joint sitting of the Parliament convened to discuss the political ... [Published Business Recorder - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

And then they lost their nerve

Islamabad diaryIf there was a conspiracy and this is the outcome, the conspirators deserve a long stint in purgatory – or what the Chinese used to call a re-education camp. After the long marches and the dharnas what do we get? The turnips more red-faced ... [Published The News International - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The mistakes of Nawaz Sharif

Were Nawaz Sharif and the PML-N as omniscient and powerful as Imran Khan makes them out to be they would travel back in time and ensure that they won fewer seats in the elections. Yes, fewer seats.The biggest mistake the PML-N made – and, let’s be clear ... [Published The News International - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Handle situation with care

- While criticizing the present government of PML (N) led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and his brother Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab, PTI chief Imran Khan on August 3 vowed to end what he termed is the ‘Sharif family monarchy’ in the country ... [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rao: Visiting journalist here to learn, share customs

at 11:35 p.m.I am a Pakistani journalist here in the United States under the U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership Program in Journalism to learn and observe the American legal and democratic systems and culture, and to meet the people to share with ... [Published Fargo Forum - Aug 17 2014]

Quotes

...He then referred to "too many snakes in the grass". "Our willingness to stand by the government should not be taken as our weakness the Honourable PM" he said
In Parton's view, Rather at CBS had  "a stellar career of war reporting, muckraking and speaking truth to power" and now, on Mark Cuban's AXS TV
Islamabad, March 11 - Intelligence gathering and counter-terrorism are messy jobs and it will have to be seen "how clean the mess can be kept by the new ISI spymaster" , a Pakistani daily said Sunday
New Delhi, Feb. 3 : Towards the end of his last State of the Union address on January 24 President Obama said "One of my proudest possessions is the flag that the Seal Team took with them on the mission to get Bin Laden. On it are each of their names." This was viewed quite differently in Pakistan where the attack that killed Osama bin Laden took place a few miles away from the Pakistan Military Academy...

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Madness and gravity [Published Daily Times - 16 hours ago]
Geopolitical realities [Published The News International - Sep 15 2014]
The script we need [Published The News International - Sep 15 2014]
Democracy and Lord of the Flies [Published Daily Times - Sep 14 2014]
Judicial activism - II [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 13 2014]
A compromised politician in hand is worth two m... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 12 2014]
Would you invest here? [Published The News International - Sep 11 2014]
Crises that will not go away [Published Daily Times - Sep 08 2014]
Aitzaz flays Nisar, sows the seeds of rift in P... [Published Business Recorder - Sep 06 2014]
And then they lost their nerve [Published The News International - Sep 05 2014]
Operation “Get Nawaz Sharif” [Published The Friday Times - Sep 05 2014]
I say a little prayer for you [Published The Friday Times - Sep 05 2014]
PM, COAS set to make critical choices in army [Published The News International - Sep 04 2014]
The real Sharif in town takes charge [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Sep 02 2014]
Of Imran Khan and his links with badge-bearers [Published The News International - Sep 02 2014]
Soft Coup, Hard Reset? [Published Pakistan Link - Aug 29 2014]
The new circus in town [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 28 2014]
The mistakes of Nawaz Sharif [Published The News International - Aug 28 2014]
Soft coup, hard reset? [Published Daily Times - Aug 21 2014]
Handle situation with care [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 18 2014]
Rao: Visiting journalist here to learn, share c... [Published Fargo Forum - Aug 17 2014]
Salon: 'Notorious Pro-Military War Hawk' Lara L... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - May 09 2014]
Pakistani daily sizes up new ISI chief [Published Topnews.in - Mar 11 2012]
Pakistan-US relations in a trough, but only for... [Published Topnews.in - Feb 03 2012]
Pak Army corps commanders likely to meet in Raw... [Published Topnews.in - Jan 11 2012]
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Salon: 'Notorious Pro-Military War Hawk' Lara L... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - May 09 2014]
In a Tuesday column for Salon, Heather Digby Parton argued that the Dan Rather Memogate scandal had a sequel of sorts, in which CBS News, attempting to "appease the right wing" -- including the Bush administration -- gave "notorious pro-military ...
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