Since current Israeli policy has reflected the philosophies of the Bush Administration, it only follows that the change in philosophy marked by the incoming Obama Administration will mark less tolerance for such policies On January 11, 2008, the both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives passed resolutions […]
Interestingly, it was debated at the UN whether the International Criminal Court should be empowered to try international terrorists, which is actually the only genuinely workable solution to an international problem. The only reason a decision could not be reached was because members could not agree on a definition for […]
It is high time that India and Pakistan consider the primacy of ecological cooperation as a means of lasting conflict resolution. Several proposals have already been presented to both governments to consider jointly managed ecological conservation zones in border areas which could help to reduce tensions Amidst the political circus […]
PAMA reports decrease in sales of new cars by 55 percent during 2008 * Jail Road Traders Association general secretary says sellers of used cars hard to find * Dealer says cars used for five years in high demand By Nauman Tasleem LAHORE: With an increase in the prices of […]
Masood Sharif Khan Khattak The late 1970s saw a series of Soviet-propelled political changes in Kabul. In April 1979, elements from the 40th Soviet Army Group deployed at Bagram near Kabul. This was followed on Dec 24 by a full-scale Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Masood Sharif Khan Khattak From the 70s to date Pakistan has often been on the centre stage in the global power struggle and its role has always benefited the USA immensely. One such role was played when Pakistan brought about President Richard M Nixon’s visit to China in Feb 1972. […]
Like a ship caught in a raging storm in uncharted waters, Pakistan appears to be rudderless. The most telling example of this has been the government’s management of the seven-week old crisis with India, precipitated by the terrorist attacks in Mumbai last November.
NEW DELHI: It was not the quality of weapons but poor training of policemen that handed terrorists an advantage during the Mumbai attack, a ounter-terrorism report from Stratfor, a think tank on geopolitical intelligence has said. “In the end, the attackers outclassed the Indian police with their marksmanship far more […]
The Open Society Foundation, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Royal Holloway, University of London invites applications for scholarships for the academic year 2009-2010.