Daily Archives: May 1, 2009

Obama throws a ton of bricks on Zardari 1

By Shaheen Sehbai WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama’s 100th day prime TV time press conference on Wednesday night has created a grossly uneven playing field for President Asif Ali Zardari’s upcoming visit to Washington, as the candid and frank, almost brutal, observations of Obama have cut Zardari to a very small […]

Pakistan eases fears by sharing nuclear secrets

·         Briefings to Western diplomats meant to ‘reassure’ them of safety measures. ·         Diplomats say nukes reside in a safe, ‘ring-fenced’ part of military. Senior civil and military officials are sharing tightly-held information about the country’s nuclear arms programme with Western countries in an effort to allay fears about the […]