Memogate

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Name: Memogate
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 Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Give reason to cheer about!

Head of PPP Media CellSyed Khursheed Shah, Opposition Leader in National Assembly, as a seasoned politician and an excellent parliamentarian has appealed to the PTI and the PML-N not to make Independence Day controversial. Its fallout will make us laughing ... [Published The News International - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Establishment did not let us work, alleges Gilani

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that parliament is weak and other institutions are strong, therefore, PM Nawaz should strengthen it, Geo News reported.Addressing at an Iftar dinner, hosted by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) ... [Published The News International - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Subordinate deals blow to General Kayani’s legacy

Saying no operation was eventually launched 'due to the indecision of General Kayani', Abbas replied in the affirmative to a question whether "personal weaknesses" of the former army chief played a partPakistan is reverberating with the damning indictment ... [Published Times of Oman - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Spying power

That the US spies on foreign governments hardly qualifies as news. The sole superpower has always held itself to a different, lower standard than everyone else even as it preaches morality and ethics. The value of the NSA documents released by Edward ... [Published The News International - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Redford to Play Dan Rather in ‘Rathergate’ Film

Robert Redford to play Dan Rather in a film about the 2005 “60 Minutes II” story about Pres. George W. Bush‘s military record, which became known as “Memogate” and “Rathergate,” and would cost several CBS Newsers their jobs, and cost Rather millions of ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition: Asset or liability

People took sigh of relief when they came to know through newspapers reports that back door diplomacy has been activated by the government to avoid the show down with the PTI because both political parties are inclined to exhibit equanimity and flexibility ... [Published The News International - Jul 07 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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...com as incidental given the nature of the questions asked of him, the reference to how "whatever the elements of the Haqqanis were there, intelligence (agencies) was supposed to manage them" in the dawn...
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
"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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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]
Establishment did not let us work, alleges Gilani [Published The News International - Jul 15 2014]
Give reason to cheer about! [Published The News International - Jul 15 2014]
Subordinate deals blow to General Kayani’s legacy [Published Times of Oman - Jul 14 2014]
Spying power [Published The News International - Jul 11 2014]
Robert Redford to Play Dan Rather in ‘Rathergat... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 09 2014]
Opposition: Asset or liability [Published The News International - Jul 07 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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