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Next Stop is Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Wayne Madsen on 31, January 2012

Paraphrasing the old anti-Vietnam War song, "And it's one, two, three, What are we fighting for ? Don't ask me, I don't give a damn, Next stop is Pakistan" It does appear that for some Pentagon brass, including Defense Secretary Leon Panetta; the CIA under former U.S. Central Command and Afghanistan commander General David Petraeus; and

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WHAT OUR MILITARY LEADERS ONLY SAY BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

  0 comments   |     by Gordon Duff on 31, January 2012

Open today’s newspaper and get a map of the battle zones in Afghanistan and Pakistan.  You say they aren’t there?  Open today’s newspaper and find out how many troops our enemies have, who their leaders are.  Can’t find that either?  Look in the paper to find out why we are fighting at all.  Not there too?  This isn’t half of it, we ar

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Investigation – Attack on Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by The News International on 31, January 2012

The Pakistani military leadership’s response to the U.S. report on its helicopter attack on two Pakistani border posts Nov. 26 assailed the credibility of the investigation by Air For

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Pak Iran Gas Pipeline

  0 comments   |     by Usman on 31, January 2012

WASHINGTON: The United States has shown concern at the Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline project. State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said the US continued to talk to Islamabad on repairing the bilateral relations, severely strained by a Nato strike on Pakistani border post

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Pakistan Reviews Ties With U.S. After Deadly NATO Strike

  0 comments   |     by Muhammad Tahir on 31, January 2012

The November 26 attack was the 8th NATO strike on Pakistani posts in the last three years, according to the Pakistan army. A total of 72 Pakistani soldiers have been killed in such NATO strikes, but the latest strike has prompted an unprecedented angry reaction from the Pakistani milita

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Insurgent Movements in India -Kashmir Moves Centre Stage

  0 comments   |     by Usman Khalid on 22, June 2011

India has been a home to many insurgent movements ever since it came into being in 1947. It is because India is not one nation; it is many nations too numerous to count. India was united under imperial rule – first in Asoka’s Buddhist Empire, then in Muslim Empires

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Pakistan No Obedient Ally

  0 comments   |     by Eric Margolis in Toronto on 22, June 2011

WikiLeaks data shows how volatile nation is forced to act against own self interests (The writer hits the nail on the head when he says, “Trying to make Pakistan into a satellite state will result in that vastly important, nuclear-armed nation one day exploding with anti-American hatred, as was the case in Iran in 1979.” America has for too long been dic

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Self-defeating attitude of the Taliban

  0 comments   |     by Usman Khalid on 22, June 2011

Among many stories that come out of Afghanistan I read one which is remarkably similar to the experience of the people of Swat and Waziristan. In the village of Hiratian in Afghanistan's Helmand province, locals found the body of eight-year-old Dilawar hanging from a tree of a small fruit farm. The Tal

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China blocks India's move to ban Jaish chief Masood Azhar at UN

  0 comments   |     by The Dawn on 01, April 2011

China blocks India's move to ban Jaish chief Masood Azhar at UN NEW DELHI: China on Thursday blocked India's call to ban Jaish-i-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar at the United Nations (UN), Times of India reported. Hours before the deadline, China requested the UN’s Sanction Com¬mittee, which was considering a ban on Azhar, to keep the designation on hold, the report quoted highly placed s

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