Dr Shakeel Afridi has been sentenced 33 years in prison, but if the US had its way, he would be feted as a hero.
More than a month into 2012, the past year already feels like a distant memory. Newsline has compiled some of the biggest events of 2011 as a reminder of the many tragedies and occasional triumphs that took place not so long ago.
What were the biggest events of 2011 that impacted Pakistan’s internal security and foreign policy imperatives?
Newsline looks back at the biggest events of 2011 and gives them a satirical spin.
This is where “breaking news” is ‘broken’ in such a way that it can never be ‘fixed.’ And here, Pakistanis, in general, buy the spin and live happily ever after.
If the civilians are called into question for their loyalty to the constitution of Pakistan, why not also put the spotlight on high-placed military officials, including coup-makers and their abettors?
It’s a bizarre and incredible scandal that is unlikely to fizzle anytime soon. Here are the major events that have led to the resignation of Husain Haqqani and put all eyes on President Zardari.
Secretary Hillary Clinton’s team attempts to salvage their ruptured relationship with the Pakistani establishment.
Is the US scapegoating Pakistan for its failures in Afghanistan, or is there any justification for the serious allegations it has levelled against the ISI?
The current showboating between Pakistan and the US will not bring any solution to the table.