Memogate

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Name: Memogate
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

Of Imran Khan and his links with badge-bearers

ISLAMABAD: There is nothing new in Javed Hashmi’s allegation that Imran Khan is pursuing the agenda of ‘the badge-bearers’, given the fact that he had been repeatedly accused by his political opponents of getting the backing of the mighty establishment ... [Published The News International - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Soft Coup, Hard Reset?

“The man’s undone forever; for if Hector break not his neck in the combat, he’ll break it himself in vain-glory” — Shakespeare.Things are still extremely fluid in Islamabad as we go to press but whether the ultimate outcome of the protests is a soft coup ... [Published Pakistan Link - Aug 29 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 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The new circus in town

By ANI | ANI  –New Delhi, Aug.28 (ANI): This is no Arab Spring. There is no Tahrir Square either. There is no spontaneous peoples' movement. Only a movement led from the top and more a soup of four ingredients - one man's ambition (Imran Khan), another's ... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Soft coup, hard reset?

“The man’s undone forever; for if Hector break not his neck in the combat, he’ll break it himself in vain-glory” — Shakespeare.Things are still extremely fluid in Islamabad as we go to press but whether the ultimate outcome of the protests is a soft coup ... [Published Daily Times - Aug 21 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]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Deceit and deception in politics

- TALKING to media after offering Eid prayer in sukker, Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khurshid Shah said that the loyalty of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan with the Prime Minister was doubtful in his eyes. He accused Chaudhry Nisar ... [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

111 Brigade: only the formality remains

Islamabad diaryCalling on the army to protect Islamabad, from dangers yet to be adequately defined, is no one-off affair. It is the latest addition to a pattern we have seen growing rather dramatically over the last three months: the army’s influence ... [Published The News International - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

‘Indo-Pak tensions may escalate after the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan’

After detailing linkages between the Pakistani military establishment and jihadi networks, Pakistan's former Ambassador to the U.S., Husain Haqqani $ who was hustled out of office $ is in India to promote his second book, Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lull before the storm

The senior PPP leader and deputy speaker of the Sindh assembly, Shehla Raza’s bold revelation about a ‘silent clause’ in the now annulled National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) not only caused serious ripples in the country, but also invited a stinging ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 25 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]

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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...
...is in the midst of a deep politco-military crisis after Prime Minister Gilani sacked the defence secretary, a retired general, and the latter "s responsibilities being handed over to the Cabinet Secretary."

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Of Imran Khan and his links with badge-bearers [Published The News International - 4 hours ago]
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]
Deceit and deception in politics [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 02 2014]
111 Brigade: only the formality remains [Published The News International - Jul 29 2014]
‘Indo-Pak tensions may escalate after the U.S. ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
Lull before the storm [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 25 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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