Daily Archives: February 2, 2009


SBP monetary policy statement: risks and challenges: outlook for second-half-fiscal year 2009

Recent Economic Environment and Emerging Challenges: Th e impact of global financial crisis varies across countries. 1. Global financial crisis that has been brewing for over 18 months has deepened. From being a small sector problem, the crisis has widened with US and Europe ‘s financial sectors experiencing acute liquidity […]


Afghanistan: Obama’s Vietnam

The analogy isn’t exact. But the war in Afghanistan is starting to look disturbingly familiar. About a year ago, Charlie Rose, the nighttime talk-show host, was interviewing Lt Gen Douglas Lute, the military adviser at the White House coordinating efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq. “We have never been beaten tactically […]


CIA plans to break India by 2015?

Agencies NEW DELHI: Indian army officer, one of the 452 witnesses in the September 29 Malegaon blast case, has revealed in his statement that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had a grand design to split India into smaller independent countries by 2015.