Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Listen to Mr. Haroon, Pak ambassador to UN...

This guy is amazing. Wish we had more like him... What ideas, what aplomb, what delivery, what style, what articulation, what language - wonderful. I have no adjectives to praise him enough. We may differ with him here and there but that does not matter. Listen to him. We are the world biggest Peace Makers. Just listen to the guy and feel good.
If only we had the other two of his stature. They look like little informed minions in front of him really. I am talking of Hina Rabbani Khar - the Foreign Minister whose only credentials is her feudalism and Ms Sherry Rahman's credentials the consistent loyalty not exactly to the country but the party, one who chose to stick on despite all rejections. Just imagine if the trio was of the stature of Hussein Haroon.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Pir Mazhar ul Haq nails Zulfiqar Mirza lies...

Pir Mazhar ul Haq finally speaks up and tells all... exonerates Altaf of the Zulfiqar allegation...
I am surprised not even a fraction of air time of press coverage is given to Pir Mazhar Ul Haq who has finally spoken up and told the truth and categorically told the world what happened when he was present with Zulfiqar Mirza when they met Altaf Hussain.

In no uncertain terms he has said that Altaf never spoke of breaking up Pakistan and he said this in front of God. He also said that Zulfiqar Mirza should ask forgiveness of Allah for lying under oath of the holy book, holding it on his head, although in Sindh it is not considered good and only thieves are required to do so.

Zulfiqar Mirza says he wants to save Pakistan. May one ask from whom and how? How can you possibly be saving Pakistan when he is constantly making noises of creating hatred between citizens. When you divide people you create problems to the extent that it divides. What are you doing Mr. Zulfiqar? Please stop it if you mean what you say. Pakistan bachana, saving Pakistan.

He plays the Sindh card, the Shia card or any card to get even with those who he had differences with of personal nature. Nothing was for substantive issues or any structural reforms or so. He did not do this for better governance or better law and order or better policies for that matter. The law and order was the worst in his tenure. People were robbed and looted at gun points and killed the maximum.

Leaders have people's issues at heart not personal issues. He talks of issuing hundreds of thousands of guns and talks of openly killing people in thousands if given a chance of ministership again. He wants to be the policeman, the judge, the jury and the hangman. See this videos and comment on this blog and these videos below.

Mr. Zulfiqar in his tenure made no reforms to ensure that dacoits were caught or mobile and purse snatechers nabbed all at gunpoint. Every single person in Karachi has been looted at gun point one time or the other. What did he do? Nothing. He did not go after them as he was busy in just putting down some citizens.

Instead of making it difficult for one to acquire a weapon he made it easy and says he will do much more of the same. You did not even make it impossible for any body to buy used, second hand mobiles which would have made snatching mobiles useless. You did nothing. These are people's issues not your seat.

Everyone in the police knows where the ransom guys come from. But you do not take action because you want to pitch them against the people of Karachi. So you took no action. You never chased them and made no plans to stop them. You never took your job seriously. Ransom goes on with gay abandon. As a home minister you were a total failure. What are you trying to achieve by this defamation and vindictive politics sain? For God's sake be positive. I am not talking of blood group.
In Sindh it is not good to take oath on Quran:

Please listen to Manzoor Wassan in Lekin, see how Zulfiqar Mirza blames one and all:

Pir Mazhar ul Haque exposes Zulfiqar Mirza:

Zul Mirza's zahar afshani: Given maximum air time for months on end.

Look how much he cares for the law: See his language. Just because he is kicked out of the ministry now he is taking revenge with the country.

Kamran Khan and Zulfiqar Mirza

Also watch the accomplice Sharjeel Memon's interview:

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Memo to Mike Mullen - if true it is dangerous. Army is not going to like it.

This is an article from Washington Post. Thinker thinks that such messages if at all are given orally and not through a memo to have a record. Seems highly incredible. But if it has happened it shows how stupid the handlers have been...

In Pakistan, a deep civil-military divide

ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images - Pakistan’s powerful army has become enraged after a secret memo indicated President Asif Ali Zardari’s government asked for U.S. help to prevent a military coup following the Navy SEAL raid in May that killed Osama bin Laden.

LAHORE, Pakistan — A growing storm over a confidential memo is laying bare the profound division between Pakistan’s powerful army and its civilian government, and the nation’s relationship with the United States is again at the center of the gulf.

At issue are allegations that the government of President Asif Ali Zardari asked for U.S. help to prevent a military coup after the Navy SEAL raid in May that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The claim is thought to have enraged Pakistan’s army, and the resulting controversy prompted Pakistan’s ambassador to Washington, Husain Haqqani, to offer his resignation this week.


Following the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, tensions have increased between the United States and one of its top Middle Eastern allies, Pakistan. (Oct. 27)

Following the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, tensions have increased between the United States and one of its top Middle Eastern allies, Pakistan. (Oct. 27)


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Zardari’s government has nominally been leading Pakistan since 2008. But real power remains in the hands of the military, which has ruled the South Asian nation for half its 64-year existence and was livid after the U.S. operation against bin Laden. Though both the army and the civilian government receive billions of dollars in American assistance, the military views the United States, and its support for Zardari’s unpopular administration, with deep distrust.

That attitude is widespread in Pakistan, where patriotism is equated with support for the military and the United States is often seen more as bully than friend.

Against that backdrop, a column published last month in the Financial Times has proved explosive. In it, Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz asserted that a senior Pakistani diplomat — whom he identified Thursday as Haqqani — asked him to help relay a request to the then-chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen, to stop the military from staging a coup.

The memo, a copy of which was provided by Ijaz to The Washington Post, warns that a military takeover would result in “potentially the platform for far more rapid spread of al Qaeda’s brand of fanaticism and terror.” The upheaval in the wake of the bin Laden killing, it said, provided “a unique window of opportunity” for “civilians to gain the upper hand over army and intelligence directorates.”

It said that in exchange for U.S. “direct intervention” to convey a strong no-coup message to Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, leader of Pakistan’s military, a newly appointed civilian national security team would shepherd an independent investigation of the bin Laden matter and terminate any “active service officers” found to have been complicit in concealing the al-Qaeda leader.

Pakistan, it said, would also move to hand over all remaining al-Qaeda leaders on its soil, as well as Taliban leader Mohammad Omar and Sirajuddin Haqqani of the Haqqani insurgent network. Alternatively, it could give “U.S. military forces a ‘green light’ to conduct the necessary operations to capture or kill them on Pakistani soil,” the memo said.

It said the civilian government would eliminate “Section S” of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency, a unit that handles relations with insurgent groups; bring to justice the perpetrators of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai; and implement new measures to secure Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Sarkozi, Obama and Netanyahu the liar...


Sarkozy tells Obama Netanyahu is a "liar"

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France's President Nicolas Sarkozy gestures towards President Obama during the G20 Summit of major world economies in Cannes, November 3, 2011. REUTERS/Chris Ratcliffe/Pool

PARIS | Tue Nov 8, 2011 3:25pm EST

(Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy branded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "a liar" in a private conversation with U.S. President Barack Obama that was accidentally broadcast to journalists during last week's G20 summit in Cannes.

"I cannot bear Netanyahu, he's a liar," Sarkozy told Obama, unaware that the microphones in their meeting room had been switched on, enabling reporters in a separate location to listen in to a simultaneous translation.

"You're fed up with him, but I have to deal with him even more often than you," Obama replied, according to the French interpreter.

The technical gaffe is likely to cause great embarrassment to all three leaders as they look to work together to intensify international pressure onIran over its nuclear ambitions.

The conversation was not initially reported by the small group of journalists who overheard it because it was considered private and off-the-record. But the comments have since emerged on French websites and can be confirmed by Reuters.

White House press secretary Jay Carney declined to comment on the conversation when asked by reporters traveling with Obama to an event in Philadelphia.

Obama's apparent failure to defend Netanyahu is likely to be leapt on by his Republican foes, who are looking to unseat him in next year's presidential election and have portrayed him as hostile to Israel, Washington's closest ally in the region.

Pushing Netanyahu risks alienating Israel's strong base of support among the U.S. public and in Congress.

Netanyahu's office declined to comment, but one of his deputies, Vice Premier Silvan Shalom, played down the episode.

"Everyone talks about everyone. Sometimes even good friends say things about each other, certainly in such competitive professions," Shalom, a former foreign minister and rival of Netanyahu in the rightist Likud party, told Israel's Army Radio.

"So you have to consider the main things. Is Obama a friend of Israel? Is Sarkozy a friend of Israel? Is their policy a consistent policy of support for Israel? The answer to all of these questions is affirmative and, as far as I'm concerned, that is what's important."


Obama and Netanyahu have had a rocky relationship as U.S. efforts to broker a Middle East peace deal have foundered, with the U.S. president openly criticizing Jewish settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territories.

It was unclear why exactly Sarkozy had criticized Netanyahu. However, European diplomats have largely blamed Israel for the breakdown in peace talks and have expressed anger over Netanyahu's approval of large-scale settlement building.

During their bilateral meeting on November 3, on the sidelines of the Cannes summit, Obama criticized Sarkozy's surprise decision to vote in favor of a Palestinian request for membership of the U.N. cultural heritage agency UNESCO.

"I didn't appreciate your way of presenting things over the Palestinian membership of UNESCO. It weakened us. You should have consulted us, but that is now behind us," Obama was quoted as saying.

The October 31 UNESCO vote marked a success for the Palestinians in their broader thrust for recognition as a sovereign state in the U.N. system -- a unilateral initiative fiercely opposed by Israel and the United States.

As a result of the vote, Washington was compelled to halt its funding for UNESCO under a 1990s law that prohibits Washington from giving money to any U.N. body that grants membership to groups that do not have full, legal statehood.

Obama told Sarkozy that he was worried about the impact if Washington had to pull funding from other U.N. bodies such as the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and the IAEA nuclear watchdog if the Palestinians gained membership there.

"You have to pass the message along to the Palestinians that they must stop this immediately," Obama said.

The day the conversation took place, the Palestinians announced that they would not seek membership of any other U.N. agency.

Sarkozy confirmed that France would not take any unilateral decisions when the U.N. Security Council discusses a Palestinian membership request, a debate expected later this month.

"I am with you on that," Obama replied.

(Writing by Crispian Balmer; Additional reporting by Dan Williams; Editing by Andrew Roche)