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First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Delayed reckoning

Since Musharraf’s ouster from power six years ago, the Pakistan Army has come a long way in accepting the supremacy of the constitution and submitting to the authority of the civilian government. It had an occasionally rocky relationship with the PPP-led ... [Published The News International - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Scope of suo motu

THE judicial conference held in Islamabad over the weekend ended with an important declaration read out by Supreme Court Chief Justice Tassaduq Jillani which, among other things, sought to define the scope of the superior judiciary’s suo motu powers. ... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Husain Haqqani on Pakistan: "The World's Most Dangerous Plac…

Husain Haqqani, one of Pakistan’s most highly regarded diplomats and a close adviser to the late Benazir Bhutto, will talk to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the fraught ties between the US and Pakistan, “the world’s most dangerous place” ... [Published Beverly Hills Patch - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Challenges to democracy

An evaluation of the years from 2008 to 2014That the PPP government completed its five-year tenure was by itself an achievement of sorts, for no elected government in Pakistan had so far been able to perform the feat. It was all the more significant because ... [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sixth joint move of Nawaz and Zardari in six years

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and PPP Co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari are committed to moving forward jointly for the sixth major success of the democratic system in the last six years.Six months ago, Nawaz Sharif hosted a farewell for the outgoing ... [Published The News International - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The military-Muslim League spat

The Pakistani security establishment is visibly upset. Its reservations are about former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf’s trial for high treason and the negotiations with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The army — let us face it, the ... [Published Daily Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Restoring the civil-military balance

It is expect­ed civili­an leader­ship will show greate­r unders­tandin­g, compas­sion toward­s milita­ry in their statem­ents.The writer is a retired lieutenant general of the Pakistan Army and served as chairman of the Pakistan Ordnance Factories Bo ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Democracy still in its infancy

The Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif's statement on Monday, a little over five months after he was appointed, that "Pakistan army upholds the sanctity of all institutions and will resolutely preserve its own dignity and institutional pride" has ... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

General Sharif versus Civilian Sharif

Like Don Corleone making offers no one could refuse, Chief of Army Staff Raheel Sharif’s vague platitude that he would safeguard the military’s dignity was suffused with threatening undertones.The implication is that there are forces out to bring the ... [Published The News International - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sharif versus Sharif

As is on the brink of unfold­ing, the state erodes one “non-combat­ant” at a time.The writer is a lawyer and partner at Ijaz and Ijaz Co in Lahoresaroop.ijaz@tribune.com.pkThe statement from “ Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon ” was to become, perhaps, ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Repentance before pardon

Hours after Musharraf was formally charged with high treason last Monday, Khawaja Asif rose in the National Assembly to proclaim that this was a defining moment in the history of Pakistan. The minister spoke of the establishment of the glorious principles ... [Published The News International - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

How Washington thinks the Musharraf circus may end

WASHINGTON: While Gen Musharraf’s lawyers in London have formally asked for UN and Saudi intervention in his case and in Islamabad all concerned parties are caught in an embarrassing situation — unable to explain their role clearly — in Washington those ... [Published The News International - Mar 23 2014]

Quotes

...whether the government proactively sanctions these raids though Nawaz Sharif in January this year appreciated the role of security forces in "helping to bring normalcy in Balochistan and directed both political and military leadership to devise a joint strategy to ensure peace in the province." The failure to resolve the issue politically accounts for heinous massacres by the Baloch nationalists as well as destruction of gas pipelines with army...
"Despite the fact that spying, intelligence gathering and counter-terrorism are messy jobs, it will have to be seen how clean the mess can be kept by the new ISI spymaster" it added. (IANS)
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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Delayed reckoning [Published The News International - Apr 21 2014]
Scope of suo motu [Published DAWN Group - Apr 21 2014]
Husain Haqqani on Pakistan: "The World's Most D... [Published Beverly Hills Patch - Apr 20 2014]
Challenges to democracy [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 19 2014]
Sixth joint move of Nawaz and Zardari in six years [Published The News International - Apr 17 2014]
The military-Muslim League spat [Published Daily Times - Apr 16 2014]
Restoring the civil-military balance [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
Democracy still in its infancy [Published Business Recorder - Apr 14 2014]
General Sharif versus Civilian Sharif [Published The News International - Apr 10 2014]
Sharif versus Sharif [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
Repentance before pardon [Published The News International - Apr 07 2014]
How Washington thinks the Musharraf circus may end [Published The News International - Mar 23 2014]
By their mantra of ‘Change’ politicians mean st... [Published DAWN Group - Mar 21 2014]
Dan Rather on Memogate: ‘No Question The Story ... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Dec 10 2013]
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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Former CBS Evening News Anchor Dan Rather, despite being fired as a result of the bogus story, continues to maintain that he got it right in September 2004 when he aired forged documents concerning George W. Bush’s record with the Air National Guard. ...
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