Category: Pakistan: Waziristan

Violence Returns to Pakistan’s Major Cities

BEN WEST & KAMRAN BOKHARI STRATFOR At dawn July 12, militants raided a prison guard residence in Lahore, Pakistan, leaving nine staff members dead and three more wounded. The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the guards…

NEW THREATS FROM MONSTER CALLED LeT

by SURENDER KUMAR SHARMA* American journalist Sebastian Rotella’s twin exposes in ProPublica – America’s botched chances to stop the American Lashkar operative David Coleman Headley behind India’s 9/11 and LeT operational head, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi’s jail life with all the trappings…

B’desh reads riot act to Pakistan, Demands apology for 1971 genocide

By Malladi Rama Rao Bangladesh’s renewed demand that Pakistan must tender a formal apology for the 1971 Genocide does indeed come as a surprise. Not its timing though.  The demand articulated on Sunday Nov 20 by Foreign Minister Dipu Moni…

What Made Musharraf Pull Down A Portion Of His Farm HOuse…?

By M RAMA RAO It is difficult to resist the comment that former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf has not lost the jest to pull off a surprise though  he  had bowed out of the country  in 2007 under a…

Pakistan’s N-Power Ambitions Amidst R-leaks

By Malladi Rama Rao Pakistan will purchase two atomic power plants with a combined capacity of 2,000 MW from China and the negotiations are in an advanced stage. The report does not come as a surprise because Pakistan is known…

Hizb-ut-Tahrir’s Penetrates Pakistan Army

By Surender Kumar Sharma* Pakistan intelligence agencies have instructed its units all over the country to constantly keep a watch on the activities of Hizb-ut-Tahrir and other religious outfits such as Sunni Tehreek, Tabligh Jamaat and Dawat-e-Islami to thwart their…

Karzai Visits Delhi, Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement

By Shubha Singh* “Breakfast in Amritsar, lunch in Lahore, dinner in Kabul and then breakfast in Teheran,” -Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai unveiled, with these words, his vision for the region as an area of seamless travel. The Afghan leader was…

India Beware: US BENDING TO PLEASE ‘TERRORISTAN’

By ATUL COWSHISH New Delhi (Syndicate Features): This year again the Americans drained their emotions, as they have been doing for a decade on the day, on the 10th anniversary of the 11 September, 2001 terror attacks by Al Qaeda…

Repression in Balochistan – ‘brutal and inhuman’: Report

By Ali Ismail Human Rights Watch (HRW) has come out with a  devastating exposure of the brutal and inhumane tactics Pakistan’s military and security agencies are using  in the country’s poorest province. The 132-page report documents the widespread use of…

India-Pak dialogue: Walking the Talk

By Subha Singh* The India-Pakistan Foreign Ministers meeting in New Delhi ended without much hype. While External Affairs Minister, SM Krishna said that the talks had been “useful” and on the right track, his young Pakistani counterpart, was more upbeat…

Action Against Haqqanis -Key to Success in Afghanistan

By Surender Kumar Sharma Columnist on South Asian affairs The US has given Pakistan time until July to capture Taliban supremo, Mullah Muhammad Omar and Operations Chief of the Haqqani Network, Sirajuddin Haqqani and has warned of military offensive in…