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Entries by Saad Khan from 09/2009

Pakistan's India Infatuation

| Posted 09.01.2009 | World

India is not a threat to Pakistan, Islamic militancy is. If Pakistan's leaders are still not able to overcome their 'infatuation' with India, then it could prove disastrous for regional stability.

The Afghanistan Problem, and a Solution

| Posted 09.02.2009 | World

The only solution to the Afghanistan problem is a mass engagement with the Taliban leadership, excluding their very top leaders.

Pakistani Women: The Islamic Militants' New Target

| Posted 09.08.2009 | World

The urban lower- and middle-class of Pakistan is fast becoming a hostage to Islamists. In recent years, numerous Islamic organizations have been set up, many of which cater to average Pakistani urban women.

Growing Extremism in Pakistan

| Posted 09.11.2009 | World

The lack of major bloodshed in Pakistan is 'compensated for' by regular attacks on religious minorities and the desecration of their religious and personal assets.

Where Are the Malays and Indonesians Heading?

| Posted 09.19.2009 | World

The recent killing of a major Indonesian militant might decelerate the rise of extremism, but there are other organizations that are ready to pick up the pieces and continue their 'mission.'

Pakistan's Poverty Bomb and the Hypocrisy of Elite Classes

| Posted 09.22.2009 | World

Pakistan is one of those unfortunate countries where the elite classes have virtually taken over every aspect of life and have left no breathing space for the public.

Pakistan Gets Billions, But What About Scrutiny?

| Posted 09.29.2009 | World

If the US wants to gain a positive feeling among common Pakistanis, it has to ensure direct aid to the masses instead of spending taxpayer money on corrupt government agencies.