Peter Symonds , WSWS
The US is intensifying its drone attacks in the Federally
Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan, as
the Pakistani army prepares a major military operation against Islamist
militants in North Waziristan.
The latest attack on Friday
involved missile strikes from CIA-controlled drones on three separate
locations in North... » read this article
Imran Khan , Al Jazeera
It was a telling statement. On Wednesday, the US defence secretary Robert M Gates said there was no evidence that anyone In Pakistan's senior leadership knew that Osama bin Laden was hiding in the garrison city of Abbottabad.
He quickly followed it up, however, with his own theory: "Somebody did... » read this article
Lal Khan , Daily Times
Patriotism, nationalism and self-sufficiency are myths created to
confuse and distract the deprived and the oppressed. National interests
in the last analysis are the interests of the ruling classes. In every
nation there are two nations, the exploiters and the exploited
The episode of Raymond Davis’s release has exposed the... » read this article
Rana Sanaullah , AFP
LAHORE: US national Raymond Davis, the accused in the double-murder case in Lahore has been released, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah confirmed on Wednesday. The Punjab government claims it played no part in the release of Davis.
Sanaullah added that the families of the victims in the Lahore shooting pardoned Davis,... » read this article