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Drone Strike served CIA revenge…..

Published on Thursday, November 7, 2013 by Inter Press Service Drone Strike Served CIA Revenge, Blocked Pakistan’s Strategy by Gareth Porter WASHINGTON – After a drone strike had reportedly killed Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud Nov. 1, the spokesperson for the U.S. National Security Council declared that, if true, it would be “a serious loss” … Continue reading

Editorial: November 2013

Editorial:November 2013 Day of the Dead and Drone Warfare Dr.Rasheed Hasan Khan The first of November every year, Christians all over the world celebrate the Day of the Dead or Halloween as it is popularly known. This year the US Establishment celebrated it by launching a drone strike in the Federally Administered Tribal Area which … Continue reading

Pakistan Drone Story ……

Pakistan Drone Story Ignored Military Opposition to Strikes Friday, October 25, 2013 by Inter Press Service Did the CIA leak because Obama was seriously considering ending the drone war in Pakistan? by Gareth Porter WASHINGTON – The Washington Post on Thursday reported what it presented as new evidence of a secret agreement under which Pakistani … Continue reading

Aik Masoom Critique….

MASOOM YA DAHSHATGARD– AIK MASOOM CRITIQUE Syed Khalid Anwer Someone was once asked how he managed to finish so many books in a year, with his very busy schedule. He replied, that he carried a book with him and while on the phone someone said, could you please hold in a minute, he would start … Continue reading

The War in Afghanistan …..

“The War is Worth Waging”: Afghanistan’s Vast Reserves of Minerals and Natural Gas The War on Afghanistan is a Profit driven “Resource War”. By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, October 21, 2013 “The War is Worth Waging”: Afghanistan’s Vast Reserves of Minerals and Natural Gas US and NATO forces invaded Afghanistan twelve years ago in … Continue reading

Sweat Shop Apologists …..

October 4, 2013 by Sweatshop Apologists Cover for Intransigent US Retail Giants by John Miller Dollars & Sense Garment workers rally for living wage and dignity in Dhaka, Bangladesh Saturday, September 21 (Photo: Reuters / Andrew Biraj)The April 24 collapse of the Rana Plaza building, just outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital city, killed over 1,100 … Continue reading

How do you tell a story like Ramayana?

How do you tell a story like the Ramayana? Devdutt Pattanaik The story of the Ramayana is simple enough: once upon a time there was a king with three wives and four sons; palace intrigues force the eldest son into exile in the forest where his wife is kidnapped by a demon; he rescues her … Continue reading

How the Shia Sunni Schism is dividing the world

Oct.24, 2013 by The Independent by Robert Fisk How the Sunni-Shia Schism is Dividing the World The unprecedented Saudi refusal to take up its Security Council seat is not just about Syria but a response to the Iranian threat The Muslim world’s historic – and deeply tragic – chasm between Sunni and Shia Islam is … Continue reading

London Faiz Mela 2013

London Faiz Mela 2013 By Izhar Khan (Aberdeen) September the 21st 2013 will always remain in my mind as a memorable day. I had travelled from Aberdeen the night before at the request of my dear friend and comrade Dr Umer Daraz Khan, who we know affectionately as UD. Some months before UD had sent … Continue reading