The hawks sitting in Washington thought that the US military presence in Iraq would take care of these designs - acquisition of huge oil reserves and containment of the Iranian influence.
Islamabad -- It has been known through well-placed sources that the President Pervez Musharraf is quite ready to play a political role; however, he is now a spent force. It seemed from the current circumstances that the parties which ruled the power roost during his good-old-days are now enjoying, his worst times. When [Read more]
Barack Obama should be the next president of the US. Obama's rhetoric is all-pervasive; most Americans seem to believe the substance of the "American Dream" inherent. Decent and personable, with values that Americans cherish, Obama stands for change, rekindling the hopes and aspirations of the American people.
Frustrated by insurgents in his own country, Afghan President Hamid Karzai's recent threat to target militant locations inside Pakistani territories is self-delusive diplomacy. The threat was made just days after US-led NATO airstikes in the Mohmand tribal agency killed 15 Pakistani paramilitary troops. [Read more]