Tag Archives: Sindh

Pakistan: Summer’s Discontent

Asif Ali Zardari outburst might be “the defining moment” PPP needed to re-invigorate itself as the dynamic force it once was in Pakistani politics.

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Accountabilty and Pakistan’s War on Terrorism

Principles and standards for honesty and integrity must apply impartially because it is patently unfair to hold only civilians accountable and not target those in uniform. If Pakistan is to fight terrorism successfully, principles and standards for honesty and integrity must apply impartially.

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Pakistan’s Shias Face Slaughter, Apathy

Tens of thousands of Shias have been slaughtered in a slow genocide over the past several years, yet those who publicly vow to purge Pakistan of the Shia roam free.

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The Ostrich Mentality

On Jan 12 Pakistan’s children gave their courageous answer to the terrorists. When it has such brave parents and children, terrorists have no future in the South Asian nation. Those with an ostrich mentality can never confront that truth.

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How Pakistan Can Defeat Terrorism

The time for rhetoric is over, it is time for Pakistan to take action against the devils of perpetrated the worst terrorism in country’s history in Peshawar. Instead of lip-service rhetoric and vacillation, there must be a credible and effective counter to the existential terrorism threat faced by this country.

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Pakistan: Monetizing Rights

Pakistan has seen most of the deaths due to hunger and abuse of blasphemy laws in the regions that the country’s two political dynasties — the Bhuttos and the Sharifs — claim to be their bastions. And shamefully enough, none are ready to take the blame.

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Pakistan Needs Homeland Security Command

Combining unity of command with amalgamated intelligence potential and commonality of personnel, weapons and equipment, etc under one single entity saves money by avoiding duplication. Instead of lip-service rhetoric and vacillation, there must be a credible and effective counter to the existential terrorism threat faced by Pakistan.

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Drip Irrigation Makes Slow Gains in Pakistan

Liaquat Ali says he is happier than he was five years ago. That was when the farmer from Hatoongo village, in the arid district of Sanghar in Pakistan’s Sindh province, gave up using conventional irrigation methods and switched to drip irrigation.  The technology has allowed him to double the amount of land he cultivates. He now grows lemons, olives and …

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Enforcing Peace in Pakistan’s Largest City

  Having obtained consensus from all the political parties for a dialogue with those terrorists who are misusing religion as a platform, the Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan turned its attention to the militant-infested crucially important city of Karachi. Law and order being a provincial subject, the federal government cannot deal directly with the problem without sending the provincial government …

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