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Making Sense of Nuclear Divide in Musharraf Country

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | Pakistani nuclear scientist, Dr AQ Khan’s recent pronouncements implicating President Musharraf and the army in clandestine nuclear proliferation, and the storm...

Is a Palace Coup Unfolding in Pakistan?

Moeed Pirzada | FB Blog | A palace coup could be in the offing in nuclear-armed Pakistan as pro-Taliban army generals try to undermine democratically elected civilian...

Banning BBC World Service in Pakistan is stupid & counter-productive

Moeed Pirzada | FB Blog | The decision of the Pakistan Cable Broadcasters Association to ban BBC World Service in Pakisan is unwise. The Cable Association and...

Time to Look Beyond Hamid Karzai

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | Lies, denials and propaganda don’t change realities. Truth has a nasty habit of sneaking out. And sometimes it even bombards. In...

Nawaz, Modi, Dawn & Pakistan Army: What is happening & Why?

Pakistanis, Indians and the world at large may disagree on many many things; its almost impossible to count how many, but on one thing,...

Of Blasphemy Laws & Woman Protection Bill: Law of Unintended Consequences!

How could two be related? Blasphemy Laws and Woman Protection Act? These two pieces of legislation look so different. How on earth some one...

May Pakistani Politicians also consider this news item.

Moeed Pirzada | FB Blog | Title: EXCLUSIVE: Jeb Bush resigns all board memberships with eye on 2016 Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, moving closer to a possible...

Is Modi government busy creating war hysteria across India?

Is Modi Government trying to create a war hysteria across India before the forthcoming elections in Indian states?

Western Media’s War on Pakistan

Moeed Pirzada | Pakistan Herald | While most Pakistanis complain of a media blitz against their country and society few have given serious thought to what this...

Pakistan Peoples Party at the Crossroads?

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | The rot may have been brewing for a while. The natural thought, “what will I get?” must have dominated many...

A Forgotten President and Shape of Things to Come

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | Gen. Musharraf, once the darling of the mini-screen, has gradually disappeared from the Pakistani television. Some days ago even the most...

Crackdown against political workers : Democratic practices ?

Moeed Pirzada | FB Blog | How many people have been arrested in Pakistan to curb this political movement? - Govt's strategy is to keep a tight...

Seeing Pakistan Through the Eyes of Pakistanis

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | You know I am saddened by this increasing lack of poise and confidence in my Pakistani students,” my friend Bob...

Whose Terrorists are They Anyway?

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | President Franklin D. Roosevelt had once said about Nicaraguan strongman, Anastosio Somoza, that: “he may be a son-of-a-bitch, but he is...

Wars in Iraq & Afghanistan have cost upto $3.7 trillions to...

Moeed Pirzada | FB Blog | NEW YORK (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama cited cost as a reason to bring troops home from Afghanistan, he referred...

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