Tag: Osama BinLaden

Hamza Alavi's Wisdom in 2011

An ardent critic of this unholy alliance, Hamza Alavi always thought we have been serving a super power that used us throughout the history of our existence for the last half-a-century for its own vested interests. The partnership has been unbalanced and one way, serving only the big boss that has been bullying and exploiting…

Aid Wars: US-Pakistan and Politics of Coercion

In a latest move, the US government has decided to  suspend $800 million military aid to Pakistan. It is fairly obvious that grounds for this had already been smoothed by the powers that be: The recent statements by senior US military officers about involvement of ISI in the murder of Syed Saleem Shahzad, it seems,…

The world after Osama bin Laden

It is grotesque to see media anchors like Hamid Mir in Pakistan refer to Bin Laden as “shaheed”—as though the man was a martyr in any Islamic sense. What a travesty of belief ! And that there were processions in some places in Pakistan—thankfully not many—led by the “ghairat brigade”—the so-called self-styled “honor-brigade” of right…

The Osama Kill: A New Era of Hi-tech Death Squads

In a spectacular night operation US gunship helicopters flew to Abbottabad, Pakistan to kill Osama Bin Laden: This has been the biggest story in the last week and if you are not aware of it you probably do live in a cave. I have no qualms about Osama’s death: He was a mass murderer of…