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EDITORIAL —– DEMOCRACY, SELF- RELIANCE AND NATIONAL SALVATION Jamhooriat, Khud inhisari aur Qaumi Nijat   The events of 2 May, when the U.S. Navy Special Forces helicopters, in clear violation of the Sovereignty of Pakistan raided a compound near Abbotabad and killed four people, including (as they claimed) Osama Bin- Laden, have stunned the people … Continue reading

IMPERIAL EYE ON PAKISTAN

  IMPERIAL EYE ON PAKISTAN   PAKISTAN IN PIECES Part- 1   Andrew Gavin Marshall     Introduction As the purported assassination of Osama bin Laden has placed the focus on Pakistan, it is vital to assess the changing role of Pakistan in broad geostrategic terms, and in particular, of the changing American strategy toward … Continue reading

AFGHANISTAN— WAR WITHOUT END ?

Published on Friday, May 13, 2011 by The Guardian/UK Afghanistan: War Without End? Obama promised no open-ended occupation – and to draw down forces from July. A 2.5% cut is hardly an encouraging start by David Swanson Afghanistan was supposed to be the campaign promise that President Barack Obama actually kept. He said he would … Continue reading

NATO IS U.S.A’S CATSPAW

NATO IS USA’S CATSPAW ABDUL GHAFUR KASI During the world war II (WWII) European allies and Russia were fighting the Nazi forces. In WWII The US and UK lost total 869,000 thousand soldiers and civilians and Russia lost total 23.4 million soldiers and civilians (Death tolls of 20th century Hemoclysm; Michael Ellman & S Maksudov … Continue reading

HAS OBAMA MISCALCULATED IN PAKISTAN ?

Published on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 by TomDispatch.com China: Pakistan’s Other Partner. Has the Obama Administration Miscalculated in Pakistan? by Dilip Hiro Washington often acts as if Pakistan were its client state, with no other possible patron but the United States. It assumes that Pakistani leaders, having made all the usual declarations about upholding the … Continue reading

SHOULD THE LEFT BECOME SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC?

Should the Left Become Social Democratic? by Prabhat Patnaik On a television channel on counting day, the panellists discussing the assembly election results were asked to offer advice to the Left, which had lost both the large states it ruled, one of them quite massively, on how it should reform itself for a future resurrection. … Continue reading

AFTER THE OSAMA KILLING

Head-Examining after the Osama bin Laden Killing by John R. MacArthur There’s much to criticize about the bloody pageant surrounding the killing of Osama bin Laden: the assassination of an unarmed man apparently in front of one of his unarmed wives; the unseemly displays of patriotic fist-pumping by Americans who feel themselves superior to chanting … Continue reading