Deal in Swat: Good Move or Bad Move?

Posted on February 16, 2009
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Jauhar Ismail According to a recent Yahoo news update: The government (of Pakistan) agreed to impose Islamic law and suspend a military offensive across much of northwest Pakistan on Monday in concessions aimed at pacifying the Taliban insurgency spreading from the border region to the country’s interior. In my opinion, the devil is really in […]

Electricity Crisis in Pakistan

Posted on January 6, 2009
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Jauhar Ismail The latest crisis that has Pakistani’s from all walks of life up in arms is the lack of electrical power throughout the country. While rolling blackouts or load shedding as its locally known has always been a staple of daily life in Pakistan, the problem has become acute in the last couple of […]

Signs of a Brewing Storm

Posted on December 22, 2008
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Jauhar Ismail The photo to the left shows stormy clouds gathering over Islamabad on December 16, 2008. Today, which is just six days later from when this photo was taken, I believe there is another storm brewing in Islamabad on its political and foreign relations front. Not withstanding the conspiracy theories still circling around in […]