New Delhi: The USD 10 million bounty on Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed was the subject of a verbal tit-for-tat at an interaction Home Secretary R K Singh had with journalists in Islamabad last week.
Saturday, July 24, 2010 Farooq Sulehria Afghan leader Malalai Joya is resistance personified. She is the most vocal critic of both US occupation of Afghanistan and the ruling warlords. At the same time, she speaks dismissively of the Taliban: “Their violence is no resistance”. However, Malalai Joya hardly grabs headlines in the Pakistani media that [...]
Saturday, July 24, 2010 Nauman Asghar Pakistan and Afghanistan are renegotiating their transit trade agreement which was signed in 1965. The revision is not only with regard to Afghan goods’ transit to the Arabian Sea but also for the definition of the terms for Pakistan to secure routes to the Central Asian republics through Afghanistan. [...]
Friday, July 23, 2010 Aijaz Zaka Syed I sometimes wonder if Shakespeare had Indian and Pakistani leaders in mind when he wrote those immortal lines in As You Like It: “All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his [...]