Day: January 9, 2013

Pakistani Media’s Glorification of Militancy: The Case of Qazi Hussain Ahmad

Pakistanmediawatch: The News Projects Sympathy For Militants In Report on JI Leader A report on the life of former Amir Jamaat-e-Islami Qazi Hussain Ahmed in The News (Jang Group) projects sympathy for religious extremism and militancy. The report terms Qazi Hussain Ahmed as ‘a man of valour and courage’ and uses as evidence his relationship with Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. […]

Secret Double Standard

By TED GUP THE NEW YORK TIMES IN the last week, the American public has been reminded of the Central Intelligence Agency’s contradictory attitude toward secrecy. In a critique of “Zero Dark Thirty,” published last Thursday in The Washington Post, a former deputy director of the C.I.A., Jose A. Rodriguez […]

Pakistan suggests UN inquiry over Indian killings

Express Tribune: ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday denied Indian allegations that its troops killed two Indian soldiers in a second cross-border ceasefire violation in days and called on UN observers to investigate. India summoned Pakistan’s high commissioner to New Delhi to protest against Tuesday’s killings, in which India’s chief military spokesman said […]