Young Pakistanis view their politicians with contempt, says a survey….

The five years’ period of loot and plunder by constitutional oligarchy may have bled the country to near death but the irreparable loss it has caused is to none else but democracy. The kind of kleptocracy which flourished in the last five years in the name of democracy has robbed the real democracy the respect … More Young Pakistanis view their politicians with contempt, says a survey….

Haqqani asks his American sponsors to teach Pakistan military a lesson….

Hussain Saqib This latest diatribe confirms the designs of Pakistan’s anti-Pakistan ambassador which were already put into action by him through Kerry Lugar Bill and infamous Memo against country’s military. It is yet to be seen if he is a lone ranger or has the backing of powerful elements of politics in Pakistan. The disgraced former … More Haqqani asks his American sponsors to teach Pakistan military a lesson….

Hazaras expose the ugly side of Pakistani democracy…..

Pakistan’s most persecuted minority, the Hazaras of Quetta have exposed the ugly face of country’s so-called democratic dispensation. As against the perception created by media about Army’s negative role in Balochistan, Hazaras have demanded once again that in order to save them from extinction, Quetta should be taken over by the Army. This can be the … More Hazaras expose the ugly side of Pakistani democracy…..

Beware Pakistan; TTP terrorists and Baloch insurgents are India’s Kao-boys….

Hussain Saqib Pakistan’s history of 1971 is now repeating itself in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtun Khawah (KPK) provinces. The only difference is that in 1971, it was Mukti Bahni, now it is BLA, TTP and their various offshoots. These outfits are made of Kao-boys who are out to carry out the notorious Kao Plan of … More Beware Pakistan; TTP terrorists and Baloch insurgents are India’s Kao-boys….

Bahawalpur air crash: Who killed the most powerful military dictator?

Gen Zia may have been punished for outsmarting the Americans in Afghanistan and Central Asia Hussain Saqib High-profile assassinations of most powerful people almost always remain shrouded in mystery for decades despite enormous resources at state’s disposal to unveil and identify the killers. The real handlers of assassin of JFK, and their motives, are yet … More Bahawalpur air crash: Who killed the most powerful military dictator?

Media manipulation: Trolls, paid anchors and opportunist politicians…..

By: Hussain Saqib  First of the 10 strategies for media manipulation, presented by Noam Chomsky, is the strategy of distraction. The primary element of social control is the strategy of distraction which is to divert public attention from important issues and changes determined by the political and economic elites, by the technique of flood or … More Media manipulation: Trolls, paid anchors and opportunist politicians…..

Reopening of GLOC: Despite dirty US tactics, Pakistan did not disappoint the world community….

In order to avert the risk of its international isolation, Pakistan has agreed to reopen the ground lines of communication (GLOC), critically vital to the logistic support of NATO forces fighting in Afghanistan. These forces are apparently engaged in war on terror but the menace of terrorism has been strengthened many times over since October … More Reopening of GLOC: Despite dirty US tactics, Pakistan did not disappoint the world community….

For sale: Pakistan’s cheap media anchors….

Compromising ones ethics in the hope for getting monetary returns is a trait attributed to the humankind’s oldest profession. This is a deviant behavior witnessed in almost all the professions. Since the occurrence of such incidents is very insignificant, it is exception rather than the norm. But these exceptions are not viewed favorably in civilized … More For sale: Pakistan’s cheap media anchors….

Even zero defense budget will not solve Pakistan’s economic problems…..

By: Hussain Saqib A ferocious debate has been triggered in print and electronic media by some vested interest groups that Pakistan’s military consumes the largest share of nation’s economic pie. The nation is being made to believe that Pakistan’s military is the root-cause of economic woes of the country. These voices may sound music to … More Even zero defense budget will not solve Pakistan’s economic problems…..