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“Victory against terror and militancy will be achieved at all costs”: Kayani

COAS describes Swat deal as an ‘operational pause’ and says victory will be achieved at all costs.—File
Opposition criticises Swat deal

ISLAMABAD: As fears of an imminent march of the Taliban militants beyond the Malakand region caused shudders within and outside the country, Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Friday rejected the notion that the peace deal through Sufi Mohammad amounted to giving any ‘concession’ to the armed Islamists, and declared that not only the Army had the resolve to take on the militants but, according to him, ‘victory against terror and militancy will be achieved at all costs’. Continue reading

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An awakening but is it enough?

By Cyril Almeida ( from Dawn)

THANK you, Sufi Mohammad. With one speech Sufi has done more to galvanise public opinion against militancy than a hundred suicide bombings and beheadings.

Suddenly, people have woken up to the fact that the great soldier of Islam is a dangerous kook. ‘He thinks we’re what?’ ‘He wants to do what?’ Yep, he thinks the rest of us are sick and what we really need is a dose of Sufi’s medicine. Y’know, to straighten us out about our romance with infidel democracy and yearning for quaint things like basic rights, a functional economy, education, etc. Continue reading

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Supreme Court, Sharia and Sufi

By Yasser Latif Hamdani

16th March 2009 was a great day in Pakistan’s history.  We managed to defeat the forces of status quo and established for ourselves an independent judiciary.  It seems like a life time ago though- and it is only 20th of April, 2009. Continue reading

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MPs who opposed Nizam-e-Adl are no longer Muslims: Sufi

By Ghulam Farooq reports in the Daily Times

MINGORA: The parliamentarians who opposed the promulgation of Nizam-e-Adl Regulation in the National Assembly are no longer Muslims, Tehreek Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM) chief Sufi Muhammad said on Friday. Continue reading

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