In civilized societies, it is considered near-taboo to take advantage of someone in deep distress. Nations do take advantage of other nations’ hour of need for their own strategic objectives but taking advantage of a nation devastated by an earthquake is nothing short of strategic callousness. As if the episode of Dr Shakeel Afridi was … More Strategic callousness: Deep inside the President’s Secret Army….
Pakistan has remained under US pressure to attack North Waziristan Agency (NWA), one of the agencies of its Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), in order to destroy sanctuaries of Afghan Taliban. This pressure was being mounted by the USA and NATO because their forces are under threat from Taliban who are believed to be … More The positive side to delayed N Waziristan operation….