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[1 Sep 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Colourful Story

Christina Lamb embellishes her account of travel through Afghanistan with a touch of fiction.

News & Politics, People, Q & A »

[15 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Maulana Fazlur Rehman

“It has never been MMA’s policy to use force to implement Islam,” says Maulana Fazlur Rehman, JUI leader.

News & Politics »

[15 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Backward March

The MMA government attempts to turn the clock back through a series of extreme measures.

Editorial, Opinion »

[12 Jul 2003 | Comments Off | ]

Why is there so much hoopla about the fact that General Musharraf was invited to Camp David, heaped with praise by Bush and promised three billion US dollars in aid?

News & Politics, People, Q & A »

[12 Jun 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Syed Salahuddin

“We will continue our struggle to liberate Kashmir,” says Syed Salahuddin, Supreme Commander, Hizbul Mujahideen.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[1 Jun 2003 | Comments Off | ]
War Tales

Although most of Tanner’s thesis is much too superficial to explain Afghanistan’s complicated history, it does provide a comprehensive and fascinating account of its military history.

Editorial, Opinion »

[12 May 2003 | Comments Off | ]

Will Prime Minister Jamali’s 15-minute telephonic conversation with Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee, followed by the announcement from both sides to resume full diplomatic ties and air links, spell the beginning of an era of peace and prosperity in the subcontinent?

Editorial, Opinion »

[12 Apr 2003 | Comments Off | ]

Ten thousand missiles and bombs and several thousand civilian casualties later, the US establishment is vociferously expressing indignation that the Iraqis are not playing by the rules of the game.

News & Politics »

[10 Mar 2003 | Comments Off | ]
Silence of the Mullahs

Though the FBI continues to arrest Pakistani citizens in Quetta, the MMA looks the other way.

News & Politics »

[14 Feb 2003 | Comments Off | ]
State of the Union

In the newest Pak- American equation, the US is once again found wanting – but why is anyone surprised?