Posts Tagged ‘ diplomatic immunity ’

Misinformation Dominates Raymond Davis Conspiracies

Mar 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Pak Observer, The Nation

Conspiracy theories continue to dominate the coverage of the ongoing Raymond Davis saga, and it seems that the wilder and less supported by evidence, the more popular the conspiracies become. Ata Rabbani writes in The Nation that Raymond Davis was part of a secret plot to destroy Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal. In the first sentence of […]



Diplomatic Immunity Is Not A Parlour Trick

Mar 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

An editorial in The News describes the Raymond Davis situation as a positive for Pakistan relations with the US as it demonstrates that we are standing up to a global power. But the editorial misses the point of international relations and actually makes Pakistan look foolish in the larger world community. The short piece suggests […]



Ayesha: Javed Chaudhry’s Blatant Distortion of Facts

Feb 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Blogs, Daily Express

Excellent fact checking by Ayesha! Cross-posted from her blog Sharp Perceptions. The reading of Javed Chaudhry’s op-ed ‘Beech Ka Rasta’ (The Middle Way), printed in the February 4th Urdu newspaper Daily Express, made me realize that the media in general and the Urdu press in particular is so much bent on molding the public opinion […]



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