Monthly Archives: August 2011

Why Pakistan should not sign FMCT?

Dr. Shaista Tabbasum After the use of nuclear bomb on Hiroshima Nagasaki the policy of nuclear non-proliferation was introduced mainly by the United States. The policy was meant to discourage any attempt of acquiring nuclear technology to the other states,

Pakistan’s political whodunit

Ishtiaq Ali Mehkri Politicians in Pakistan are back to their erstwhile business of foul-mouthing. The marriage of connivance is, thus, unravelling. The so-called political reconciliation, which was thrust upon the nation on the crutches of a reprehensible ordinance, is on

Humiliation for Petraeus

Despite Troop Surge, Taliban Attacks and US Casualties Soared Gareth Porter Data on attacks by armed opposition forces and U.S. combat casualties since the U.S. troop surge in Afghanistan was completed last summer provide clear evidence that the surge and

NATO using nuclear weapons in Libya

Stephen Lendman As part of a Libya international observer team, Middle East analyst Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya headlined his July 5 Global article, “NATO War Crimes: Depleted Uranium Found in Libya by Scientists,” saying: Sites targeted include “civilians and civilian

China says US spends too much money on military

Alexa Olesen The United States is spending too much on its military in light of its recent economic troubles, China’s top general said Monday while playing down his country’s own military capabilities. The chief of the General Staff of the

North supply route

Mazare Sharif – Tarmez Railway Line Interaction report The project will build a railway line linking Hairatan and Mazar-e-Sharif. The project will have two components: (i) railway construction and (ii) railway sector and institutions development. The Project will be enhanced

The return of the Christian crusaders

What reveals that Breivik is no lone freak is that the ideology behind the manifesto overwhelmingly condemns not only Islam per se, Muslim immigration in Europe, and multiculturalism, but also all the neo-Nazi, racial supremacist rants against these “evils”. Breivik,

No to FMCT – Fissile Material Cut off Treaty

Nusrat Mirza American policy has changed and America intends to press us from left to right and from east to west. America is not willing to accept us as Nuclear Power while it has accepted India nuclear power by signing

FMCT A discriminatory Pakistan specific ploy

Dr. Huma Mir The scientifically orchestrated bogey of ‘ISLAMIC BOMB’ spanning almost 25 years failed to prevent the nuclearization of Pakistan. Alhamdolillah, we entered the select group of Nuclear Weapons States in 1998. Since then the West is creating one

Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty

Ikram Sehgal On December 16, 1993, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution calling for the “negotiations of ‘a non-discriminatory, multilateral and internationally and effectively verifiable treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other