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[China Daily] U.S. changes anti-terrorist strategy

By Fu Xiaoqiang  The death of Osama bin Laden and the turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa are two factors that determine the trend in global terrorism in 2011 and call for renewed counter-terrorism efforts in the post-bin Laden era. The United States has changed its anti-terrorism strategy...

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BAAGHI: Remembering Benazir Bhutto, personally! —Marvi Sirmed

BAAGHI: Remembering Benazir Bhutto, personally! —Marvi Sirmed

One wonders what potent challenge she posed to the establishment that they had to invest all their might, money and resources to gather all the opposing political parties on one platform against BB’s PPP “Is she okay?” I was screaming at the top of my voice on the phone with...

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Identifying the “unidentified”

Identifying the “unidentified”

He was just 18. On his way from Skardu to Rawalpindi by bus, he was targeted by some ‘unknown militant(s).’ Johar Ali Shigri was a student of class 10th who left his home (Baltistan) in a local bus- Mashabrum on December 25, 2011. When the bus stopped near ‘Juglot’ (50 km...

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[Editorial] Democracy is the guarantee for future stability of Pakistan

The political environment of Pakistan is changing fast. The rhetoric, manoeuvres, ‘meetings’, and the upbeat judicial activism, aided by a fiery and sensationalist mainstream media, have for the past several weeks successfully shaped an environment where people have almost prepared themselves for a military coup, yet again. This feeling, of fear,  got a...

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[The NEWS] Sectarian violence in Gilgit-Baltistan

[The NEWS] Sectarian violence in Gilgit-Baltistan

Aziz Ali Dad For the last one decade Pakistan has been facing the worst kind of law and order. From Fata to Karachi, Pakistan has been constantly embroiled in conflicts that have created quasi civil warlike situations. Although, the region of Gilgit-Baltistan has remained immune from Islamists’ militancy, ethnic violence...

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