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Separating Myth From Fact on the Kerry-Lugar Bill by U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

WASHINGTON, DC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 8, 2009

Contact: Frederick Jones, Communications Director, 202-224-4651

Separating Myth from Fact on The Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 Continue reading

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Britain Lobbying For Musharraf?

This is disturbing news on the eve of our independence day.  Why is Britain lobbying for Musharraf in Pakistan?  Whether we decide to charge him, imprison him or elect him prime minister is our business.  What is Britain’s locus standi in the matter? -YLH

Sir Mark Lyall Grant, political director of the Foreign Office and a former High Commissioner in Islamabad, was reported to have visited the former premier Nawaz Sharif and urged him not to press for Mr Musharraf to be extradited to Pakistan to face trial over his imposition of emergency rule in November 2007. Continue reading

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The Problem with Hizb-ut-Tahrir

By Taimur Rahman

Hizb-ut-Tahrir (HT) claims to be a pan-Islamist sunni organization. It proposes that the enforcement of Khilafah over the world is a solution to the miseries that afflict mankind.

Let us examine the political and economic views of Hizb ul Tehreer. If the politics of the HT is to be put a nutshell, they are reactionaries that want to take Muslim societies back a couple of hundred years. Here are their reactionary views: Continue reading

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Objectives Resolution- the first dagger in Pakistan’s heart!

by Yasser Latif Hamdani

Daily Times has commissioned a 7 part series from the former Governor of Punjab  Shahid Hamid, the first part of which appears in today’s paper.  It is about time we revisited this document and had a debate on it.  So it is most welcome but perhaps choosing a former civil servant, cabinet minister and the governor of Punjab, hence an entrenched establishment man steeped in state-mythology, was not a very good idea.    Here is an excerpt from the article: Continue reading

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