Tag archive for ‘Pakistan’
By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Pakistani Bloggers “Disappeared”

nsnbc : Samar Abbas, the prominent social activist and head of the Civil Progressive Alliance Pakistan “went missing” in Islamabad on January 7, 2017. Four others went missing within a week. Pakistan More...

By nsnbc On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Islamists Open New Fronts in India and Myanmar

nsnbc : Recent intelligence strongly suggests that foreign-funded Islamist organizations with Al-Qaeda and Muslim Brotherhood links are targeting Muslim communities in India for a “final war” while More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Pentagon Report Blames Pakistan for Harboring Taliban and Haqqani Network

nsnbc : The Pentagon issued a report entitled “Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan”, to the Congress, blaming Pakistan of harboring Taliban, the Haqqani network and other Islamist insurgencies. The More...

Female musicians at the wedding of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, 1636. CC BY-SA
By nsnbc On Saturday, November 12th, 2016

A sad song of musical censorship in India and Pakistan

Laksmi Subramanian (TC) : At the end of September 2016, the Indian motion picture producer’s association, India’s largest organisation related to entertainment, announced a ban on all Pakistani artists. Female More...

By New Eastern Outlook On Sunday, October 9th, 2016
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On the Role of Water in the India-Pakistan Conflict

Vladimir Terekhov (NEO) : The armed conflict that has recently broken out between India and Pakistan (the most serious one after the Kargil crisis of 1999) has attracted attention to a relatively new element whose More...

Urdu-language maxims adorn a school in the Swat Valley, Pakistan. EPA/Bilawal Arbab
By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Imposing an arbitrary national language would only divide Pakistan further

Arthur Dudney (TC) : For a country seven decades old, Pakistan is dealing with a surprisingly fundamental political and cultural problem: a struggle over what language to use for government. Urdu-language maxims More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, August 21st, 2016

Former Gitmo Guard Meets Former Inmate Mozzam Begg – The Background Story

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Mozzam Begg, a British – Pakistani citizen who was detained at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, met one of his guards, Albert Melise, in London. A closer look at the “chance More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, July 15th, 2016

Former Afghani Spy: Pakistan Uses US Funds to Sponsor Terrorism

nsnbc : Rahmatullah Nabil, a former chief of Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS), disclosed classified documents which reveal that Pakistan’s Interagency Services Intelligence (ISI) More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, May 27th, 2016

New Taliban Leader Vows “No Peace Talks with Afghan Government”

nsnbc : The new leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban, Haibatullah Akhundzada, vowed that the Taliban would not negotiate with the Afghan government and fight to the end. Haibatullah Akhundzada was appointed after More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

U.S. Drone Strike in Pakistan Kills Afghan Taliban Leader

nsnbc : The Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed in a U.S. air strike carried out on Pakistani territory. Pakistan asks for an explanation. The killing comes only days after a meeting of the More...