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Deals, Deceit And Denials

Deals, deceit and denials

President Zardari admitted in a chat with journalists earlier this week that General Musharraf had been granted a safe exit from Pakistan under a deal underwritten by local, regional and…

More Turbulence Ahead

More turbulence ahead

onal and provincial assemblies, which were elected in February 2008 under the shadow of Musharraf’s emergency, will be completing their five-year tenure in March 2013. But already the betting is…

IMF And Economy

IMF and economy

Pakistan's economic team has now openly acknowledged that it has begun preliminary talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a new assistance package. The IMF revealed to this paper…

Supreme Court Reborn

Supreme Court reborn

The Supreme Court, in its landmark judgment on Friday last, declared all the actions taken on or after November 3, 2007, by former military dictator General (r) Pervez Musharraf as…

HA New Political Party Needed

HA new political party needed

OVER the last year and a half the feisty ‘lawyers movement’ captured the imagination of the world press by challenging Musharraf’s ‘emergency’ rule and demanding the restoration of the former…

The Four-point Formula

The four-point formula

The spokesman of the United Jihad Council (UJC) Syed Sadaqat Hussein’s belated attack on June 28 on the four-point formula on Kashmir reeks of factual error and unrealism. Gen Pervez…

Writing Of History Or Triumph Of Amnesia?

Writing of history or triumph of amnesia?

“Historic”, we are being told — and told without end — is what the judgment of their Supreme Court lordships is. General (r) Pervez Musharraf’s Nov 3, 2007, action has…

The Rage In My Heart

The rage in my heart

With General Musharraf’s exit, we thought we had reached the summit. Alas! The ascent of one ridge simply revealed the next daunting challenge. Mr Jinnah could not have foreseen the…

Remembering Benazir

Remembering Benazir

December 27, 2012 marks the fifth death anniversary of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, the great visionary leader, who resisted with great courage the agenda of neo-colonial forces - pushing Pakistan to…