Posts Tagged ‘ Kerry-Lugar ’

Reality check for “insignificant” US aid

Jul 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Pakistan Today

While the American Congress debates whether to cut aid to Pakistan, the media seems to be taking it upon itself to make the case that the US doe snot need to be sending any more money to Pakistan. No, I am not referring to FOX News, I’m talking about Pakistani media. A prime example can be […]

Inconsistency And The Nation's Editorials

Dec 18th, 2009 | By | Category: The Nation

The Nation has taken a contradictory position on US Aid, saying that Pakistan should both refuse all aid and request more aid from the US depending on whether the claim fits The Nation’s immediate political agenda. These contradictory positions demonstrate that the only consistency in the The Nation‘s editorial page is anti-Americanism and anti-government. Today’s […]

Trying to Knock out Zardari and Army Simultaneously?

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Jang

Making Sense of Shaheen Sehbai’s Recent Diatribes By Shaista Sindhu The Chief of the Anti-Zardari campaign in the Jang Group (Jang, The News, Geo), Mr Shaheen Sehbai at one time ran a similar campaign against the Pakistan army and General Musharraf. These days he is working over time to give the impression that the Pakistani […]

Lage Raho Media Bhai!

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: The News

I don’t know how we missed this the other day, but thank you to Adeel for sending it to us to post! The article below is an excellent example of taking the media to task for ignoring the real stories that are affecting our lives and instead hawking wild conspiracy theories and unfounded rumour. I […]

Editorial Provides Insight Into Mazari's Lunacy

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

It’s not particularly difficult to find contradictions and outright misstatements in the work of Shireen Mazari, but yesterday’s editorial in The Nation proves particularly insightful into Mazari’s special kind of luncay. The editorial in question takes on an important topic – the need for a vibrant opposition in democratic politics. But the editorial is so […]

Talat Hussain makes a $640 Million Mistake

Oct 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

If anyone needs evidence that Pakistan’s most popular TV anchors just reel off nonsense without checking facts, please watch the interview given by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to a group of Pakistani anchors. Talat Hussain of Aaj TV, who often speaks as if he knows everything, wanted to embarrass Hillary by “proving” that […]

Hamid Mir and his Ridiculous Benchmarks for Success

Oct 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Sana A’s point-by-point rebuttal of Hamid Mir’s latest piece…an excellent read! If anyone needed more proof of the media being overrun by the disgracefully uninformed, here it is. In this preposterous piece, Hamid Mir makes outlandish demands of United States’ policy whilst having the nerve to wonder at the mistrust between the US and Pakistan. […]