Tag: #pakistan

A Blow to the US

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | BENAZIR Bhutto was a gifted progeny of a remarkable mind. Confronted by a three-decade long adversity and tragedy, she displayed...

Re-interpreting The Message

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | On the second day of Eid Al Adha, in Pakistan, GEO TV marked its partial comeback on the country’s cables...

Not a Banana Republic!

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | I write these lines in a state of euphoria. A prominent Pakistani columnist is often accused by his jealous critics...

Hope beyond the Failure of Boycott?

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | NAWAZ Sharif has finally decided to contest the polls. APDM has thrown PML(N) out — as if it really mattered...

Good Show, General!

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | On November 28, the Pakistani dictator finally decided to shut the doors to the most colourful wardrobe in the land....

Media Under Siege

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | It is Karachi. We are all standing, pushing and shoving, outside the offices of Jang, Pakistan's largest paper. This private...

Musharraf and the Media: What is the Way Forward?

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | The ongoing ‘mysterious ban’ on the private TV channels may be over within the next few days but General Musharaf’s...

These Lawyers Seem Somewhat Above the Law

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | These are great times. Pakistani state, civil society and the judiciary are in a state of flux. Some observers are...

The Continuing Challenge?

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | IN 1986, Mikhael Gorbachev declared Afghanistan a “bleeding wound”. More than two decades later it is still festering. Among those...

A New US Vision?

Moeed Pirzada | Khaleej Times | The US Congressional bill designed to implement the '9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007' contains the seeds of new thinking...

HAVANA DIARY: A Musharaf-Manmohan love affair: —Moeed Pirzada

Moeed Pirzada | Daily Times | The delegates condemned the current world economic order, unregulated privatisation, the doctrine of preventive war, the aggression against Palestinian people and...