Killing of US Ambassador in Libya is not only a condemnable act, it is sad and gory. An ambassador is supposed to be the most protected precious asset in the host country even when the two countries are at war with each other. And Libya and the US won friendship the hard and bloody way. … More Mini-9/11 in Benghazi: Why the Americans are so adept at turning friends into foes?
By: HUSSAIN SAQIB The nature of War Theater and the number and kind of force multipliers have undergone complete transformation after WWII. The Great War was followed by Cold War which provided counter balance to the hegemony of one super power ushering the world into a bipolar world order. However, after collapse and disintegration of … More Drone economics: A business case for killing machines….
The world was ushered into the present millennium with growing threats to its security; some countries face existential threats, others face threats to their economic hegemony. And those having military might at their disposal would prefer the use of naked force to neutralize even the threats to their economy. Normally, economic threats are minimized through … More When rich and mighty use naked force to thwart economic challenges…..
By HUSSAIN SAQIB According to Wikipedia, Colonialism is the establishment, maintenance, acquisition and expansion of colonies in one territory by people from another territory. Colonialism is a set of unequal relationships: between the colonists and the indigenous population. The term colonialism normally refers to a period of history from the late 15th to the 20th … More Libya turmoil; Interventionism is West’s new colonialism….
The military intervention of the United States and other allies in Libya to support the rebels was lacking in international ethics for many reasons; particularly when the West has dual standards of operation in the global arena. While the turmoil in Libya has raised concerns (read: interest) in the West, a similar turmoil in the … More US intervention in Libya is spearheaded by three ladies….
It was during Libyans’ fight against the occupation forces of Italian colonists when a young teen-age girl, Fatima appeared in the battle scene to inspire the fighters so much so that her heroic deeds during the war were immortalized by no other than Allama Iqbal, a great philosopher poet of the 20th century. Inspired by … More A fully veiled woman inspires fight against Qaddafi….