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Ayaz Amir
Friday, April 24, 2015
Islamabad diary
When was the last time a visiting head of state had a separate meeting with Pakistan’s service chiefs? General Headquarters has become a must port of call for important visitors – Afghan president, Iranian foreign ...
 
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary If this were the Lahore of old, bars open on the Mall and clubs resounding to the sounds of revelry as the shadows of evening fell, music players tuning their instruments and dancers getting ready for the night’s ...
Friday, April 17, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary There’s always the brighter side of things. A bit of Arab anger following our waffling but intrinsically sound stand on Yemen may hold the promise of some good. If this anger extends to the point where Arab sheikhs ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary Pakistan could have handled this mess better, with slightly more finesse and subtlety. But the quality of decision-making in Islamabad is what it is. So there is no point in moaning over it, or being surprised by ...
Friday, April 10, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary The advice that the kingdom’s friends are giving it now they should have given earlier when the Saudi royals, made nervous and paranoid by Iran, were getting ready to strike at Yemen. Now that, putting their ...
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary The hypocrisy and the charade on parade would stick in throats more capacious than ours. The defence of the Holy Mosques is every Muslim’s sacred duty, we are breathlessly informed. But who is threatening the Holy ...
Friday, April 03, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary We should be able to cut through the simulated confusion. If Pakistan gets into any part of the Yemen mess, if Pakistani troops are sent or not sent, if Pakistan gets militarily involved in any way, it will be ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary Look at the mess Muslim states are making of their affairs. From Tunisia to Yemen, Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan, the whole world of Islam is in turmoil. Pakistan has its own share of troubles, a unique republic ...
Friday, March 27, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary Army, air force and intelligence agencies are fighting on many fronts. The army and the air force are engaged in the fighting going on in the tribal agencies, currently the heaviest fighting taking place in the ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Ayaz Amir
Islamabad diary A few words about the parade...why must the accompanying commentary be so hysterical? I put on the TV at about a few minutes to eleven but the commentary, male and female, was just too much, going on and on without ...
Friday, March 20, 2015
Ayaz Amir
The Urdu-speaking population which migrated from India at the time of Partition came in two categories: 1) the upper-crust or the elite class which settled in such places as Clifton, Bath Island, PECHS and later Defence; and 2) the ...
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