Monthly Archives: September 2011


The Selfish Affairs of a State

By Qaisar Sultan Are we genetically designed to be selfish or selfless? Based on natural selection theory, we are supposed to be self-centered to survive. The survival of the species is mainly linked to the concept of survival of the fittest, a phrase coined by Herbert Spencer. The specie has […]


LET ISI COMMAND AFGHANISTAN

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER For the last many years this prediction is selling very hot thatPakistanis going to be no more on the world map in the near future. But every yearPakistanis always there, giving a tough time to all those who are dreaming ofPakistanchanging into a waste land.Pakistanhas become the […]


UAE President terms FNC elections a major step towards empowerment, further democratization

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has tremed the Federal National Council (FNC) elections in his country a perfect opportunity to make a major step towards empowerment and further democratization. Addressing the nation ahead of the elections, which were held on Saturday, the President of the […]


American generals misleading their president

By Farrukh Saleem ISLAMABAD: President Barack Hussein Obama II is bent upon extracting political mileage out of America’s military misadventure in the ‘graveyard of empires’. A double-dip recession hanging over Obama’s re-election ambitions and the one hundred twelfth United States Congress having the largest number of Republican members since 1947 […]


Kashmir: A Legacy of British Colonialism

By Zafar Iqbal Since decolonization of sub-continent, Kashmir has always been a central part of the string of most dangerous disputes of the world. Much has been reported by the media and academia about the human rights situation in Kashmir, but recent Amnesty International call for urgent action to probe […]


Want to be happy and slim? Wake up early

A new study has found that people who wake up early are slimmer, happier and healthier than those who get up later in the day. Researchers at the Roehampton University concluded that those who fight the urge to ignore the alarm clock complete morning chores faster pack their children off […]


PAK-CHINA RELATIONS AT STAKE?

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER It was 18th of last July when some terrorists attacked a police station of Xinjiang Province of China which borders Pakistan. The attack claimed lives of more than 18 innocent people. Soon after the attack the western and Indian media started spreading the disinformation that the suspects […]


Pak-GCC security bloc

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan Being the sixth largest army in the world and sole nuclear Muslim states, Pakistan proposed to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates) the setting up of a formal ‘security bloc’ to combat any external or internal security threats […]