Utilizing our strengths to the maximum in these testing times

July 22, 2010

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By Mehroz Siraj Sadruddin It goes beyond doubt to believe and mention that Pakistan today is passing through a very critical stage of its short life of being an independent nation-state. While targeted killings, along with rising street crimes have impacted civilian life in Karachi and Balochistan, interior Sindh has been partially engulfed by long-standing […]

Posted in: South Asia

21st Century Terrorism and Wars Against Terror (via Theburningissue’s Blog)

June 2, 2010

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this should be read many times over… Also published at: http://chowk.com/articles/17056 By Mehroz Siraj Sadruddin Almost Every Widely Held Idea That We Currently Entertain About 21st Century terrorism and its relationship to the wars against terror is wrong and must be thoroughly rethought. A meticulous study of events that have taken place over the last […]

Posted in: Uncategorized

A case of misplaced priorities

May 26, 2010

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By Mehroz Siraj Sadruddin BurningIssue Exclusive!!! One major difference between Pakistanis living in the country and those living overseas is that the former category often finds it difficult to understand that why is the world so much confused when it comes to understand and dealing with them and their country’s political establishment and people. The […]

Interpreting the verdict of the Ajmal Kasab case

May 24, 2010

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By Mehroz Siraj Sadruddin The Burning Issue Exclusive!! A few weeks ago, an Indian court headed by judge ML Thaliyani had found Mumbai attacks terrorist Ajmal Kasab guilty on 86 different charges, which included  those of killing innocent civilians and waging war on India.  On Thursday, May 5, Mr Kasab was also awarded the death […]

Posted in: South Asia

The show must go on…

April 19, 2010

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Burning Issue exclusive! Defeat, more often than not is an idea in an individual’s mind suggesting to that person that a struggle has already been lost. Such a feeling could be independent of any of the ground realities. It is precisely this form of defeat, that the Taliban and its regional surrogates are wanting to […]

Posted in: Editorials

Propaganda and the war in Afghanistan

April 7, 2010

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Editorial, BurningIssue exclusive. Truth normally becomes the first casualty of a war. In an era when the West, led by the United States is spending hundreds of millions of dollars in what is called ‘psychological operations,’ it is becoming harder for journalists to excavate the truths of war and human suffering. This  does not mean […]

Posted in: Editorials

21st Century Terrorism and Wars Against Terror

March 14, 2010

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Almost Every Widely Held Idea That We Currently Entertain About 21st Century terrorism and its relationship to the wars against terror is wrong and must be thoroughly rethought.

Posted in: War on Terror