Posts Tagged ‘ Disclosure ’

What Ikram Sehgal Forgot To Mention About His Purchase of G4S

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Express Tribune

The Express Tribune reported earlier this week that foreign security firm G4S’s stake in Pakistan operations was recently purchased by its local partner, Ikram Sehgal. We have noted before that Mr Sehgal has a small problem with disclosing relevant facts and conflicts of interest related to his business ventures when talking to media, and unfortunately […]



Ikram Sehgal’s Analysis Needs Better Disclosure

May 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

This time last year, Ikram Sehgal wrote a piece for The News suggesting that the Supreme Court should give up trying to enforce the rule of law and consider that military intervention in government may be necessary. Today, The News published another piece by Mr Sehgal calling on the Chief Justice to consider trying another […]



Pakistan’s conspiracy theories

Nov 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then … anyone who tells you it is a duck must be hiding something. So goes the logic of conspiracy theories which are gaining increasing currency in Pakistan because of the wave of gun and bomb attacks in its towns and cities. […]



American Contractor Praises Clinton: A Conflict of Interest?

Nov 10th, 2009 | By | Category: The News

In two recent pieces published in The News ‘Just Say No’ and ‘The Ultimate Defining Moment’, former army officer turned security consultant turned defense analyst Ikram Sehgal, praised Hilary Clinton’s recent visit to Pakistan. Since PMW believes in fighting for “A Free, Fair and Factually Correct Pakistani Media” we believe Mr. Sehgal should be upfront […]



Ahmed Quraishi Criticizes VOA, Fails to Disclose He Asked VOA For Job

Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: The Nation

Last week, Ahmed Quraishi wrote in The Nation, “VOA takes over PBC?” While Mr. Quraishi was critical of the Voice of America (VOA), he failed to disclose that he previously applied for a job with the same agency. In his article, Mr. Quraishi refers to the VOA as a “US propaganda network,” but a 2007 […]



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