Memogate

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Name: Memogate
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

The long shadow of Afghanistan

Unpacking the details of US-Pak relations is complicated. Still, the view that the US needs Pakistan to continue its efforts in Afghanistan lacks any merit. The perception, supported in some segments of the elite and the media, ignores the fact that the ... [Published Daily Times - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

The PPP’s strong stance

October 18 is seen as another gloomy day in the blood-ridden history of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). On this day, in 2007, after the return to her motherland filled with hope in her heart after a long exile, Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed was targeted ... [Published Daily Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dharna and London Gate

Who is really behind it all?At first the agenda was hidden but now it is no more a secret. Strangely, another scandal is in the process of unearthing within a short span of two years. Earlier, it was the Memogate. Many shocking revelations would be busted ... [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Elisabeth Moss and Alex Ross Perry listen up to some common notes

Elisabeth Moss, she of Peggy Olson fame on "Mad Men," was circulating last month in the airy living room of a country house. Coffee-table books and discarded beer bottles were scattered throughout the space. She stopped to joke with several young people ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘We have done our homework’

INTERVIEW: Mian Manzoor Ahmed WattooPPP Punjab PresidentPPP is hard at work in Punjab, planning for something!These are definitely interesting time for the Peoples Party in Punjab. It’s been some time since the sting of the ’13 defeat. And however much ... [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

PPP’s role in Punjab

THE shoe is on the other foot now and the PPP in Punjab is finding that it pinches somewhat. When the PPP led the coalition that was in power in Islamabad, the PML-N often suffered taunts from opponents and criticism from within over its so-called friendly ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

What if Musharraf is allowed to go abroad?

LAHOREThe PTI-PAT sit-ins in Islamabad which were viewed as a “joint session” of politico-religious workers, compared to the joint session of the two houses of parliament, are almost over after about six weeks. But Imran Khan and Dr Tahirul Qadri, now ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Can Pakistan's new spy chief restore security?

Pakistan's army has chosen a new head of the country's controversial spy agency. Seen as experienced in counter-insurgency operations, Lieutenant-General Rizwan Akhtar is being called "a professional soldier". But as M Ilyas Khan reports, the question ... [Published BBC - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Change of command

Promotions and changes in the command of the armed forces have sometimes in the past engendered controversies, either at the time of such appointments or later during the tenure of the incumbents. It goes without saying that the closer such decisions ... [Published Daily Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

The new ISI chief

And the affairs of the secret organisationWhatever good the ISI has done for the country, and presumably it is a lot, is known only to the secretive organisation. Some of its semi-covert activities have however brought its image down in the public eye. ... [Published Pakistan Today - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 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 - Sep 23 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Salon: 'Notorious Pro-Military War Hawk' Lara Logan's High Profile on CBS News a Gift to Angry Conservatives

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 ... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - May 09 2014]

Quotes

"The big difference between us, I think, is I like New Jersey and he likes New York" Moss said
And then there is the crucial question of Nato's planned pull-out from Afghanistan over the next three months. So, "what's in store for the ISI and its meddling in Afghanistan and the Taliban?" asks The Nation newspaper in an editorial
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
"And as we know, for images and perceptions to change, we need a change in the reality in which they may be rooted."

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The long shadow of Afghanistan [Published Daily Times - Oct 28 2014]
The PPP’s strong stance [Published Daily Times - Oct 18 2014]
Dharna and London Gate [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 16 2014]
Elisabeth Moss and Alex Ross Perry listen up to... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 16 2014]
‘We have done our homework’ [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 11 2014]
PPP’s role in Punjab [Published DAWN Group - Oct 05 2014]
What if Musharraf is allowed to go abroad? [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 28 2014]
Can Pakistan's new spy chief restore security? [Published BBC - Sep 26 2014]
Change of command [Published Daily Times - Sep 24 2014]
The new ISI chief [Published Pakistan Today - Sep 23 2014]
Madness and gravity [Published Daily Times - Sep 23 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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