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Supreme court to investigate

http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/hub.1324331373.html Pakistan to investigate ‘memogate’ scandal that warned of military coup Ambassador to US Husain Haqqani denies being author of note asking for American help to rein in Pakistan’s powerful military Reuters in Islamabad guardian.co.uk,             Friday 30 December 2011 16.39 GMT   Pakistan’s president, Asif Ali Zardari, faces questions over links the the ‘memogate’ … Continue reading

But Not a Coup —-

Published on Thursday, December 22, 2011 by Reuters Exclusive: Pakistan Army Wants Zardari Out But Not a Coup by Michael Gregory   Pakistan’s powerful army is fed up with unpopular President Asif Ali Zardari and wants him out of office, but through legal means and without a repeat of the coups that are a hallmark … Continue reading


Editorial: U.S-Pak relations:  the Memo Conundrum and a Shooting War Rasheed Hasan Khan The last days of the departing year 2011 are very eventful. In a sense they constitute defining moments in the history of Pakistan-U.S. relations. Perhaps the gravest event was the attack on the Salala Check Post by N.A.T.O. forces on 26 November … Continue reading

Life in a Human Zoo

Paris show unveils life in human zoo Sense of shock as exhibition reveals how people were displayed in freak shows in the 19th and early 20th centuries Angelique Chrisafisin Paris guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 29 November 2011 18.22 GMT Models of heads of Botoduco men on display at the Quai Branly museum in Paris. Photograph: Remy de … Continue reading

The New Authoritarianism

  The New Authoritarianism: From Decaying Democracies to Technocratic Dictatorships and Beyond   by Prof. James Petras Introduction            We live in a time of dynamic, regressive, regime changes.  A period in which major political transformations and the dramatic roll back of a half century of socio-economic legislation are accelerated by a prolonged and deepening economic … Continue reading

Viet Nam Style Exit

  Vietnam-Style Exit: Russia Could Deliver Death Blow To NATO in Af-Pak War Theater     Russia could deliver death blow to Nato, say analysts ISLAMABAD: With the Russian threat to cut land routes for supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, the Afghan battleground may turn into a cold death trap for NATO, defence analysts … Continue reading

Target Iran

  Target Iran: Washington’s Countdown to War  by Tom Burghardt The Iranian people know what it means to earn the enmity of the global godfather. As William Blum documented in Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II, 1953’s CIA-organized coup against Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh, guilty of the “crime” of … Continue reading

The Memo of Memogate

The secret memorandum to Mike Mullen Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff  by Pakistan’s envoy to the United States Hussain Haqqani allegedly on behalf of President Asif Ali Zardari   CONFIDENTIAL MEMORANDUM Briefing for Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff During the past 72 hours since a meeting was held between the president, the … Continue reading

NATO attacks Create Crises

Published on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 by the Guardian/UK Should We Allow NATO Free Rein to Attack and Kill People? The airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers is just the latest in a series of mistakes that raise doubts about NATO’s credibility by Pratap Chatterjee   Why did NATO forces kill two dozen Pakistani soldiers … Continue reading

Yasin Malik Denies

I have never met any RAW chief: Yasin Malik Yasin Malik, Chairman of JKLF, responds to the Tehelka story on Pakistan’s Memogate This is in reference to a report on Mansoor Ijaz published in Tehelka.com, “Memogate’s Mansoor Ijaz was once an NDA guest” by Iftikhar Gilani. The writer has mentioned about my meeting with Ijaz … Continue reading