Siachen is the bleakest battlefield on Earth – and our soldiers manning it perhaps the bravest men on the planet.
Bhutto in power was a flawed figure, but Bhutto deposed is the stuff of legend and poetry.
Most Pakistanis are not aware of the depth and scope of the current Pak-American relationship. As such, it should be scarcely surprising if our American allies feel slightly bemused when they hear the sounds of Pakistani patriotism on the loose.
The hawks in Islamabad are learning to fly like doves, but in the absence of a clear-cut flight plan, will they be able to glean any advantage from their change of attitude, asks Ayaz Amir.