The dawn raid carried out by Navy SEAL operatives on Pakistani soil last year is still contentious, but it hasn’t stopped Team Obama from trying to imply that the Republican contender Mitt Romney lacks the political muscle to take such a decision.
At the same, European countries and America must realise that at this stage Pakistan should not be left alone to face the repercussions of Osama’s killing.
The deep crisis in the capitalist world’s economy does not let up and threatens to go into the dreaded depression that everyone fears, although there are writers who think it is at that stage already. In any case, this is much more than a structural crisis of capitalism. This is a crisis of civilization that demands [Read more]
Osama's killing triggered celebrations across the US, India, Israel and some western countries followed by a deliberate propaganda against Islamabad. In this context, a blame game against Pak Army and ISI was revived especially by the US and Indian media.
The woeful voice raised by foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar that the Obama administration is not listening to Pakistan’s voice against drone attacks, may also be added to the grievances that Islamabad has been airing against Washington’s attitude.
The Afghan Taliban are reported to have spurned the ‘safe passage offer’; the Taliban as a whole could not have done otherwise and the offer is to those of them who may be ‘willing to talk’.
In a cynical and deceptive editorial published last Saturday, the New York Times intensified its campaign in favor of political subversion and American military action against Syria, all the while urging Washington to adopt a more aggressive attitude toward Russia and China.
Titled “Assad’s Lies,” the editorial [Read more]
The United States’ lukewarm response to the Spanish-Argentine crisis, caused by Argentina’s expropriation of Repsol-YPF, has irritated Spanish Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo. This humble writer wasn’t at all surprised. And surely neither were the international analysts or the Spanish diplomatic [Read more]