“There is a conspiracy against me by the Jewish lobby,” says General Aslam Beg.
Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan was visibly shaken when he appeared on Pakistan Television, reading out from a well-scripted text, a confession of selling nuclear technology.
The ceasefire between India and Pakistan is a boon for divided Kashmiri families.
The alleged sale of Pakistan’s nuclear secrets has raised grave doubts about the security of the country’s nuclear programme.
Journalist Khawar Mehdi has been accused of treachery and allegedly detained by intelligence agencies, even though no formal charges have been brought against him.
“Terrorists are getting support in Pakistan,” says Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan.
Just one year after its spectacular electoral success, the six-party Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) appears to be in troubled waters with signs of a widening division among the coalition partners.
The Musharraf government has high hopes pinned on the unification of the splinter factions of the PML, but the history of the party indicates these might be pipe dreams.
“The MQM can raise objections whether it sits in the opposition or in coalition with the government,” says Dr Imran Farooq, convenor, MQM.
While President Musharraf continues to deny that he has any intention of packing up Parliament or dismissing the Jamali government, Islamabad is rife with rumours of an imminent political shake-up.