The 10 Most Popular Posts for July 2011
Here’s a list of what were the most-read articles and blog posts on NewslineMagazine.com in July 2011. See what everyone else was reading and catch up on what you missed.
Our new female foreign minister is another victim of subtle gender discrimination, being judged not for her way with words but for her Birkin and pearls.
By Akbar S. Ahmed
“It’s going to get a lot worse before it gets better, but I have immense hope for Pakistan,” says Shehrbano Taseer.
By Schayan Riaz
When it comes to assessing CIA-ISI ties, there are no safe assumptions.
By Michael Kugelman
The PCB’s bumbling antics have led to the loss of one of Pakistan’s most accomplished cricketers.
By Khalid Hussain
Will a breakdown of the 2011-12 defence budget set a precedent for a more transparent debate on army expenditure in parliament in the years to come?
By Babar Ayaz
In its fourth episode, Coke Studio performed its usual balancing act of simple pleasures and ambitious experiments – and did a fine job.
By Danish Hyder
“The Pakistan military and its agencies are in a state where they cannot recognise their real enemy,” says General Hamid Gul, former DG ISI.
By Arif Rana
And it shows Musharraf loves to talk just as much as ever before — he’s just a bit rusty at it.
By Talib Qizilbash
Has the nexus between jihadists and rogue elements in the armed forces reached a critical mass?
By Sairah Irshad Khan
As India and Pakistan’s foreign ministers meet, it is a good time to explore exactly how healthy bilateral relations and the cross-border fight against terrorism are in the wake of the July 13 Mumbai blasts.
By Uddipan Mukherjee
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