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Who should decide for Afghanistan?

March 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Today many countries are involved in Afghanistan. It means the condition is very complicated. In one side neighbors like Pakistan and Iran have direct interests, in the other side western power which with the pretex of international terrorism have occupied it, seek their own benefits in Afghanistan. Taliban having a people base seeks its benefits. In the end stands the majority of Afghan people which should really stand at the center. Its the people and the real goverment that should dicide for Afghanistan.

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Three views about Islam and democracy

March 17, 2010 Leave a comment

Two group insist that Islam does not cope with democracy:
1. Radical Islamist group who believe demoracy is against Islamic rules. They say Islam comes from the God but democrcy is made by human wisdom, so they can not match each other
2. Anti Islam group who see Islam as pure superstitions which can not cope with the wisdom of democracy
Aside from these two groups, the moderates believe in compatibiliy between Islam and democracy they present examples for this copatibility in Turkey, Iran, Pakistan …

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Pakistan, the struggle for democracy

March 14, 2010 Leave a comment

The turbulant history of Pakistan has witnessed numorous and huge events. The most briliant is the recent struggle for democracy. After an honorable chalange against dictator Mosharaf the nation could stablish a true democracy. But democracy is not enough for progress. The poltical condition of the region, the economy and industry of Pakistan suffer complicated problem. But in her short history Pakistan has gained enough experince to overcome such problems.

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WB to provide $1.4 billion to Pakistan

October 15, 2008 Leave a comment

The World Bank has pledged to provide $ 1.4 billion support for Pakistan in the current year which can be front-loaded to fast track investment projects and budgetary lending. The amount includes $ 600 million for investment portfolio and $ 800 million for budget support as macroeconomic stabilization program moves forward. The offer, first made by World Bank President Robert Zoellick at a meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari last month in New York, was reiterated Saturday as Pakistan’s Adviser on Finance met with the Bank’s Managing Director Ms. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Read more »

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India, Pakistan and Afghanistan join hands with America to prevent Taliban

October 15, 2008 Leave a comment

Could Pakistan fall to a Taliban-al-Qaida coup? Is India looking at the possibility of a Talibanized neighbour to its west, one with access to nuclear weapons? If Pakistan’s senior minister for information Sherry Rahman is to be believed, Pakistan is in the midst of a serious internal security threat from a collection of Taliban, al-Qaida and J&K terrorist elements who want to take over the country, according to a news report in Times of India dated 15.9.2008.   Indian security sources said they have been receiving reports of a steady infiltration of Taliban and al-Qaida elements in Pakistan’s biggest cities of Lahore and Karachi recently. In fact, in a recent incident which rang alarm bells, there were a number of Taliban posters in Karachi and Taliban spokespersons were quoted promising a better government in Sindh. Read more »

Suicide bombings prohibited in Islam: Ulema

October 15, 2008 1 comment

LAHORE: Suicide bombings are strictly prohibited in Islam and no Muslim could ever think of killing innocent people, Patron of Jamia Namia, Dr Sarfarz Naeemi, said this, while addressing a press conference here on Tuesday. He also said that government should change its policy on war on terror, which has aggravated the situation and also caused worst law and order situation in the country. Read more »

More Suicide-Bomb Deaths In Pakistan Than In Iraq Or Afghanistan This Year

October 10, 2008 Leave a comment

Suicide Attacks A Growing Threat In Pakistan
— Christian Science Monitor

Pakistan has overtaken Iraq and Afghanistan in suicide-bomb deaths this year, its intelligence agency reports. Thursday’s attack in Islamabad struck the police’s antiterrorism squad. Islamabad, Pakistan – A suicide bomber struck the headquarters of the Anti-terrorism Squad of the Islamabad police force Thursday afternoon, just as lawmakers were preparing to convene 15 miles away to discuss growing militancy in the country. Read more…