At the prospect of the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran, Saudi Arabia has reportedly taken a decision to call in an old favor from Pakistan and get some of its nuclear weapons.
Jim W. Dean…”India is exhibiting some national pride to the American Sanctionistas, that it also has some interests that it would like to protect.”
by Jim Fetzer and Press TV “Imran Khan is taking a courageous and principled stance. . . . Let us hope that other nations will follow his lead.”–Jim Fetzer As an outcry is growing over the increasing use of drones by the United States both at home and abroad, an American professor says […]
By James Fetzer and Press TV Press TV has conducted an interview with James Fetzer, professor emeritus of the University of Minnesota Duluth (from Madison), about China releasing a report on human rights in the United States. To listen to the interview, click here: “China on firm footing regarding US crimes” What follows is […]
According to the Guardian, Pakistan’s high court justice Shaukat Asiz Siddi has ruled that murder charges be brought against Jonathan Banks, the former CIA station chief in Islamabad. The charges relate to CIA drone strikes against innocent civilians in North Waziristan.
“We didn’t even really know who we were firing at”
Shabana Syed for Veterans Today Editor’s note: Imran Khan is a follower of VT and good friend of VT editors, Gordon Duff and Raja Mujtaba. Mujtaba died only a few short weeks ago. Pakistan is volatile at present, the country is going through one bloody crisis after another, however when one of its […]
The short and easily way of the peace is to convince and motivate America to real peace process, to announce withdrawal of the US troops and cancelation of the BSA or changes in BSA terms, to start direct dialog with Taliban and later on intra Afghan dialog.
The war-on-Islam psy-oppers are mutilating women – and blaming it on their Muslim enemies.
Nawaz led team is thinking and talking high and has announced highly ambitious mega projects which it intends completing during its mandated five-year tenure expiring in May 2018.
The US needed it’s own Taliban to keep Pakistan engaged in internal house-cleaning and meanwhile give free space to India to attain what is has always desired: a large strategic stake in Afghanistan.
The Taliban’s (Pakistan Chapter) has lived up to the tagline of unpredictable from the battlefield to the negotiation table. Surrounded by smoke screen, the GOP finally was able to convince all stakeholders that peace shall be given the first slot through negotiations with TTP.
Though the government (prosecution and defense) rested its case and the judge ruled on the evidence, the public jury remained unconvinced that the September 11, 2011 attack was not an inside job, a false flag Coup d’ Etate to justify America’s declaration of war on the world and on its own citizens.
The stalemate stretching over the uncertain future for warzone Afghanistan has markedly matured in the past few months, credited to American realization (though with limitation) that inclusion of Taliban in accepted norms into power will guarantee a lasting solution.
For the past few days, Indian media and the parliament are going full blast to build a war hype against Pakistan for five of their soldiers got killed.
Delving into the history of Pak-US relations spread over six decades one finds that the US relationship was always transactional in nature.
Borders, whether declared or symbolic have always played a pivotal role in the revolving dynamics of two nuclear armed neighbors from South Asia, India and Pakistan.
Another day breaks across Pakistan’s largest province, but unlike associated with the dawn, little hope accompanies it.
A Florida lawyer has written Congress alleging that some veterans are falsifying Department of Veterans Affairs benefit claims for sleep apnea.
Another story not reported in the west, hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis are protesting recent elections.
Sudden emergence of Tehrik-e-Taliban-Pakistan (TTP) in December 2007 under unknown Baitullah Mehsud (deceased) from nowhere was in reaction to Gen Musharraf’s pro-US policies and its continued vendetta is because of the role of liberal parties pursuing Musharraf’s policies.
Anti-Kalabagh dam (KBD) lobby in Pakistan has successfully scuttled plans to construct KBD which is technically most feasible, economically viable and beneficial for all the four provinces.
The Obama Administration’s policy of “rebalancing” to the Asia-Pacific appears to be a nascent attempt to contain China. It would behoove US policymakers to recognise a key distinction between Washington’s current proto-containment of China and its successful containment of the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
Pakistan is less than a month away from one of its most narrowly contested general elections, scheduled for May 11, 2013. It’s the election fever which should have gripped a country on the eve of elections, but somehow out of the blue all gossips and rumors have been overcome by the unprecedented arrest and trial of former General/ President/ Dictator, Pervez Musharaf (PM).
Going through the political history of Pakistan, one is constrained to learn that till 1956, Pakistan was without a constitution and it banked upon Government of India Act 1935 as an interim instrument to govern the country.
There is no denying the fact that Pakistan suffered from leadership crisis after the untimely death of Quaid-e-Azam in September 1948.
India has a long history of aggressions against Pakistan since its inception in August 1947. Soon after partition, India burdened Pakistan with plethora of unsettling problems and then forced a war on newly born Pakistan in October 1947 by making illegal intrusion in princely state of Kashmir that was to become part of Pakistan in accordance with the aspirations of Kashmiris and laws framed for princely states by outgoing British rulers.
Apart from hostile eastern border which has remained a chronic security concern for Pakistan since its inception, Pakistan’s western border has also remained a source of constant irritation and anxiety.
Who’s really behind the “sectarian violence” in Pakistan? Hint: Real Muslims don’t blow up mosques.
Few thousands fighters under Taliban leader Mullah Omar and Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbadin Hikmatyar have been fighting the occupation forces and ANSF for twelve years.