State of the Global
Last September, President George W. Bush declared in no uncertain terms the start of a new global anti-terror campaign. He proclaimed that any nation harboring terrorists would be in peril as part of the campaign. The “you are with us or against us” phrase is memorable from last fall..........More...
The Al Qaida in Pakistan: Clandestine Guests or
Strategic Trading Cards?
The Bush administration doesn’t hesitate to proclaim to whoever will listen that Pakistan is a “front-line ally” in its now stuttering global war against terror. It points to Gen. Musharraf’s cooperation in the Afghanistan war, and to his steps against Pakistani extremists........More...
Burlesques Known as
Referendums in Pakistan make interesting contributions to the world of art, often producing memorable portraits and larger-than-life caricatures. Among the array of colourful posters displayed before the just-concluded referendum to extend Pervez Musharraf’s Presidency for the next five years, one in Lahore stands out......More...
You are born in a place. You spend good part of your life in the lanes and by-lanes of this place. You inherit a great culture from the people of this place. You identify yourself with its land, its air, its trees, its rivers, its mountains, its temples, its shrines, and its way of life. You are planning for the rest of your life in that place........More...