Today Swat is simply a district in our northern province, and only became...
Today Swat is simply a district in our northern province, and only became newsworthy recently due to the Taliban takeover there a few years ago, but till March 1969 it was a princely state and internally autonomous. It was a fascinating state since not only was it the last state to be formed and recognised in the British Indian Empire, it was a peculiar example of state formation in this region.
Pakistan has stomped over the notions of race, cast, colour and creed. When 200 countries were being carved out from 50 countries¸ the entire world was being divided into smaller nations. Some said we are Turks, Iranians, Arab or Germans. Amongst them there was only one country where the inhabitants had raised only a single slogan of demanding separation from them. Because they were different from them, they believed in the Oneness of Allah and faith in the prophet hood of Rasul Allah (May peace be upon him).
US Finally Admits: CIA Orchestrated 1953 Iran Coup Ousting Democratic Government and Installing the Shah of Iran
Mohammed Mossadegh was elected as prime minister of Iran in April 1951, and quickly set about opposing the British authorities who had long dominated the Middle Eastern country. CIA set its foot in, they orchestrated street protests, arranged a national propaganda campaign, influxed money and swiftly brought down the government.
The deposed leader was sentenced to three years in prison, then spent the rest of his life under house arrest before dying in 1967.
The 2014 Afghanistan pullout is not logically possible without an all-out support of Pakistan Army, The ailing superpower and guerilla forces gradually gaining ground understand this fact and both sides are vehemently prepared for it, not only for strategic reasons but for all other possible causes. With domestic, regional and international repercussions linked with every blink of Pakistan Army it would be wrong to underestimate the essence and power of the following question. Who will be the next Pakistan Chief of Army Staff?
Exposing the false and fabricated propaganda of Indian hysteria of LoC killings. The false media hysteria, the war warmongering politicians.The cowardice and Pak Phobia. The lies and deception
Tomas Young joined the Army two days after September 11, 2001 and was shot and paralyzed after serving only five days in Iraq in 2004. He was the subject of the powerful 2007 documentary Body of War – and since then, his health has worsened and he is currently under hospice care. On the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, Young wrote a personal, heartbreaking letter to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. It was originally posted on Truthdig.com; Young has given us permission to reprint it here.
The horrors of US Drone Attacks in Pakistani, the genocide of children. After nine friends and relatives were killed in a US drone strike four years ago, Mohammed Fahim took tranquillisers to blot out the nightmares.
A short walk through in the violent and conflict ridden land of Dera Bugti in Balochistan. The history of clans, tribal warmongering, rifts, Baloch nationalism, hyper sub nationalisms, feudal oppression, resistance and political mishandling by the state.
Officials said the administration of President Barack Obama has approved tens of millions of dollars to pay the salaries of police officers who joined the rebels. They said the officers were working to maintain order in rebel-controlled territory, mostly in northern Syria.
Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Sunday attributed simmering Hindu-Muslim tensions to a deliberate rewriting of history to project Muslim rulers as intolerant and bigoted, whereas ample evidence existed to show the reverse was true.