Tag Archives: Pakistan

On This Day — Benazir Bhutto Is Assassinated (December 27 2007)

“The people of Pakistan had rejected bigotry and prejudice in electing a woman Prime Minister. It was an enormous honor, and an equally enormous responsibility… I had not asked for this role; I had not asked for this mantle. But … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Pakistan : Lt. General Naveed Mukhtar Appointed as Director-General of the ISI

“The idea that ISI is a rogue organization is very popular — and even the Pakistanis promote it — but having worked with ISI for the better part of 20 years, I know that ISI is very disciplined and a … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Dr A. Q. Khan : The Bomb, the Swiss and the CIA

“If you put the [A. Q. Kahn] puzzle together, you get the whole picture.”  Swiss magistrate Andreas Müller “If the Swiss can safeguard billions in hundreds of thousands of numbered accounts, they can guard a few CDs. The destruction of the documents … Continue reading

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Pakistan — Friend or Foe in the Fight Against Terrorism?

“An intelligent enemy is better than a foolish friend.” Afghan proverb “The former leader of Pakistan  [ Pervez Musharraf] plays the dispassionate broker very well. … [But] this is when Mr Musharraf’s camouflage starts to slip. The substance of the claim he … Continue reading

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India — “Honey -Trapped” IAF Officer Arrested For Spying

“During questioning, he admitted that he had taken pictures of the classified documents, which were in his custody, on his cellphone. He also confessed that he had sent the pictures of the documents to the two women on WhatsApp and … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Dr A. Q. Khan: The Bomb, the Swiss and the CIA

“If you put the [A. Q. Kahn] puzzle together, you get the whole picture.”  Swiss magistrate Andreas Müller A Swiss man whose computers were destroyed a decade ago during an investigation into the illicit sale of nuclear weapons material to Libya has … Continue reading

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Former CIA Operative’s Memoir Sparks Outrage in Pakistan

” ‘The Contractor’ is not the story of one man called Raymond Davis who shot three Pakistanis in Lahore in 2011 and how he, literally, got away with murder. It is actually a story of love and hate between the … Continue reading

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Germany — Bruno Kahl: Why is the BND spying on journalists?

“We are disappointed to hear these claims. The BBC’s mission is to bring accurate news and information to people around the world, and our journalists should be able to operate freely and safely, with full protection for their sources. We … Continue reading

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Fake News Report prompts confrontation between Pakistan and Israel. Who hides behind AWD News?

“Ignorance is power… and agnotology is about the deliberate creation of ignorance.” Robert Proctor — Stanford University Near the end of year 2016, a ‘Fake News’ Report prompted a potentially very dangerous  confrontation between Pakistan and Israel. Who hides behind … Continue reading

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Pakistan : Lt. General Naveed Mukhtar Appointed as Director-General of the ISI

“The idea that ISI is a rogue organization is very popular–and even the Pakistanis promote it—but having worked with ISI for the better part of 20 years, I know that ISI is very disciplined and a very able intelligence agency.” … Continue reading

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