Tag: #pakistan

US Double Standards

Moeed Pirzada | The News | The turn of events since the bombings of the Indian embassy in Kabul should be of interest to anyone interested in...

Obama and the World

Moeed Pirzada | The News | US Presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama, sharing breakfast with the US soldiers in a canteen in Kabul, and patting affectionately on...

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...

Nuclear Divide of Politics

Moeed Pirzada | The News | Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan’s statements are being treated as an individual act of desperation. Far from that the ease of restrictions...

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...

Dinner with the President?

Moeed Pirzada | The News | This week, hundreds of thousands of people across Pakistan ended up watching the documentary “Dinner with the President” co-produced by acclaimed...

Fighting the Wrong War

Moeed Pirzada | The News | With the confirmation of Sen Barack Obama as the Democratic nominee for the US presidential election and with President Bush’s last...

US Diplomacy of Desperation?

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | US Ambassador to Pakistan, Ms. Anne Patterson, was distributing awards in a ceremony organised by Roots College International in Islamabad when...

View: Murder, media and intolerance : —Moeed Pirzada

Moeed Pirzada | Daily Times | In a media driven and controlled by popular and often pedestrian national moods, it is no wonder that no one had...

Comment: YouTube and all of us: Moeed Pirzada

Moeed Pirzada | Daily times | Immanuel Kant in his 1795 essay, "Perpetual Peace" had argued that it is not the state of peace but the state...

Age of Interdependence

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | In days of such “narrow focus” the wider world gets blurred. No wonder few have paid attention to the kaleidoscope...

Post Election Fault Lines

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | These overtures were a must to ensure the continuity of US strategic interests in a period of transition. However, it...

Mother of All Elections?

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | People forget about creators while their creations live on and multiply. In the six years since then the expression has...

Conspiracy Brigades

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | General (retd) Musharraf’s recent interview with Singapore’s The Straits Times was widely misquoted, misrepresented and blown out of proportion. His words...

Illusions of Reality

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | We don’t know if Pervez Musharraf was ever an avid reader of Flaubert’s Madame Bovary or played some roles in...