Month: April 2014

Iraq’s sham elections

Story Summary At the last elections, in 2010, it was clear that what the people of Iraq wanted did not really matter, and that with Iran’s backing, Nouri al-Maliki was sure to be re-elected. Having endured so much over the last 11 years, with hundreds of thousands dead and a […]

US, PH reach new defense deal

ABS.CBN news — MANILA — The signing of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation (EDC) between the United States and the Philippines has been scheduled on Monday morning, ahead of the arrival of US President Barack Obama. Prime Berunia, information officer of the Department of National Defense, said the agreement will be […]

Reign of radicalism in Pakistan

Daily Times: The recent discourse regarding terrorism and terrorists has taken a turn from combatant to non-combatant stakeholders and it has left the citizens of Pakistan bewildered about whether they are the democratic citizens of Pakistan or the denizens of an alien land In recent times, a lot has been […]