Archive for July 2011

The ‘Main Problem’ with The Nation’s editorial on drones

Jul 9th, 2011 | By | Category: The Nation

An editorial in The Nation on Friday claims that the main problem of Pakistan is drones. This may seem like an unremarkable story since it is not the first time that The Nation has taken such a position on drone strikes. But this time the editorial gives away a bit more than the editors may have […]



پھر وھی بات ” مبشر لقمان کے ساتھ “

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Blogs, Dunya, اردو

مبشر لقمان صاحب کے کل رات کے پروگرام کو دیکھنے کے باد اس بات کا انداذہ ھوتا ھے کہ شاید لقمان صاحب پروگرام سے پھلے اپنا ھوم ورک کرنا بھول گئے۔  لقمان صاحب نے پھر وھی سات ھزار ویزاز والا سوال کیا جس کا جواب کئ بار دیا جا چکا ھے۔ اس کے الاوہ لقمان […]



Disturbing Pattern Emerging at Dunya TV

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Dunya

Two items must be noted about the episode of Khari Baat of 4 July. First is that Mubashir Lucman repeats the old debunked visa conspiracy theory. Actually this claim that there are 7,000 Raymond Davis’s running around Pakistan is not only disproven but quite ridiculous also. In February, Ambassador Husain Haqqani held a press conference […]



Western Media: Reliable Source…When Convenient

Jul 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

In a curious turn of events during the past week, the Western media has suddenly become the most reliable source for information about the war on terror. Beginning with a Reuters (UK) report that the US is refusing to leave Shamsi airbase, media groups have begun once again pointing to American media as the paragon […]



اب کس کی بات مانیں؟

Jul 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized, اردو

آج کے جنگ اخبار کی سرخیاں  دیکھنے کے باد اس بات کا اندازہ ہوتا ہے کہ ہم پاکستانی صرف  وہ باتیں مانتے ہیں جو ہم ماننا چاہتے ہیں۔ آج  کی ایک سرخی نیچے ملاحذہ فرمایے     اب ایک دوسری سرخی ملاحظہ  فرمائے جو کے اسی  صفہے کے کافی نیچے ہی چھاپی گئ     […]



Media Reporting On Shamsi

Jul 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

According to headlines in the newspapers today, the US refuses to vacate Shamsi air base. The United States is rejecting demands from Pakistani officials that American personnel abandon a military base used by the CIA to stage drone strikes against suspected militants, US officials told Reuters. This news is certain to confirm the fears of […]



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