Date archive forMarch, 2013
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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The Gatekeepers

Amos Guiora [3] The Israeli movie The Gatekeepers, nominated for an Oscar award earlier this year, serves as extraordinary background for a discussion of critical issues—and not just with respect to the Israel-Palestine More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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Pakistan’s Democracy at a Dangerous Crossroads

By Isobel Coleman Pervez Musharraf, former general and president of Pakistan, returned to Karachi after years in exile to contest the country’s upcoming national election expected later this spring. As the election More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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America’s War on Terror Is Now a War Against Tribal Islam

By Akbar Ahmed With the United States relying on the use of drones to target Islamic extremists, Nonresident Senior Fellow Akbar Ahmed writes in his new book, The Thistle and the Drone, that what began as the war More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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BRICS Leadership Will Be Tested by Syria

By Salman Shaikh The humanitarian tragedy unfolding in Syria is probably the most serious crisis facing the world today. And yet, the international community is struggling to find a way forward. With more than four More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Shipbreaking: World’s most dangerous job?

By Mariya Karimjee For laborers who tear the world’s ships apart, death comes in many forms Gaddani is a three-dimensional maze of hazards, as chaotic as a major industrial site can get. Steel, in all its More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Pakistan: Installing An Interim Government

By Shabbir H. Kazmi One completely fails to understand why installing a “caretaker” is taking such an extraordinarily long time to be installed to oversee fair, free and transparent general elections in Pakistan? More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Arms Race & Proliferation adding Regional Instability

By Zaheerul Hassan Cold war era though ended after disintegration of Soviet Union, but pilling up of weapons has multiplied the arms race generally all over the globe. The reasons of multiplication of arm race are; More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Provocation Of Inter-Faith Strife

By M Khan Chishti The recent incident of vandalism at a predominantly Christian colony over an alleged blasphemy in Badami Bagh Lahore, startled all concerned quarters regarding possibility of reactive inter-faith More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Sectarianism: What went wrong?

Farid Khan Kasi Pakistan was born under the ideology of Two-Nation theory, this new state had promised a better future for the Muslims of sub-continent. But with changing times this theory received utmost criticism More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Pakistan: A Paradise on Earth

By Shaukat Qadir Yes, what a country! A paradise on earth, that’s what Pakistan, got from shining sea to the second highest peak in the world. Before you declare it paradise lost, tarry a while and think: More...