10 things we must do for a fighting chance against the TTP and the Zalimaan

A very close friend as upset about the Peshawar tragedy as we all are, sent me a note requesting a more specific action plan on next steps rather than my recent hyperbole laden emotional rhetoric.  So here’s an attempt. THINGS WE MUST DO TO ELIMINATE THE ZALIMAAN and the TTP TERROR MENACE. 1. First by Read More …

What Now and Next after the Peshawar Tragedy?

So we have a few steps that the political leadership of our country has taken in the aftermath of the terrible Peshawar tragedy. Here is what I think we need to do. 1. FIRST DECISION Removed moratorium on death sentences for convicted terrorists. So If the PMLN is serious and  not going to discriminate than Read More …

16th December 2014 – Taliban’s attack on our schoolchildren in Peshawar.

16th December 2014. On the Taliban’s attack on our schoolchildren in Peshawar. And why this?   And this is why!! When our currently most populist leader will not come out with a straight clear and unambiguous position about these animals. When these people will not be publicly declared anti Islam and anti-state by Imran Khan, Read More …

The Real PPP BHUTTO Legacy & Bilawal Zardaris embarrassing Karachi Jalsa

The PPP is a party of Vultures. I can never understand why the likes of Raza Rabbani, Sherry Rehman and Taj Haider still remain in this party which is actually a gereditary monarchy of sorts. It’s origins are shameful. There is no progressive PPP. There never was, never will be, at least under its current Read More …

Why we must support Change even if we dont like Imran Khan or Dr Tahir Ul Qadri

Ihave always admired the analysis and commentary of many leading geo political thought leaders and subject matter specialists from within and outside Pakistan, who specialize and voice their views on Pakistan and its current crisis. Most of them have the masterful ability to analyse and present complex issues with amazing simplicity and powerful facts and Read More …

The Reason we don’t have a Mars program like India or something equally sexy

Some one asked me why India was able to develop a Mars program and we couldn’t. ..here’s what I think…. THE REASON WE DON’T HAVE A MARS PROGRAM. ..or something equally sexy… Our predicament today is where one stands on the Chicken and Egg CAUSE and EFFECT scenario. So perhaps the question is whether our Read More …

Why good people support Pakistan’s Status Quo – It’s the GENES stupid

Why good people support the forces of Status quo in Pakistan. It’s the Genes Stupid…. Our favourite subject after IKs Dharna and Nawaz Sharif’s amazing and legendary stupidity is the flogging and whipping of the Pakistan Army at every opportunity. And even more painful that it is done to berate IK and TUQ and their Read More …

Please Dont let these Fledgling Embers of Change …Die

It is simply sickening to see and hear how every discussion about Imran Khan and TUQ’s Dharnas land at the Khaki door. Grow up people…every boot that breached its barrier into the political field and I agree should not have ….was ALWAYS fuelled by the abject incompetence and corruption of the civilian politicians…And the only Read More …

31 August 2014. The Dharna. So Where do we go from here?

31 August 2014. The Dharna. So Where do we go from here?Many people not supporting the IK / TUQ lead effort have raised all sorts of arguments to destroy, demean and sully the intent and he actions. They sound like ( not that they are because many of them are my friends whose views on many Read More …

The Apathy in Pakistan to Support Reform

I am appalled. I am appalled at the apathy of Pakistani society in not supporting for once what is clearly ( in my lifetime at least ) the most serious and deep rooted attempt at reform.  I am appalled at the pretentiousness of many otherwise perfectly logical and sane people, for not supporting this serious Read More …