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Manufacturing Dumbness

Originally published in the Daily Times on Monday June 27, 2011 as my weekly column BAAGHI Breathing in 2011, one would not doubt Francis Bacon, a 17th century…

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The Zawahiri Factor

Originally published in Daily Times on Sunday June 19, 2011 as my weekly column BAAGHI A rather belated but widely speculated announcement of Zawahiri’s ascension to the terror…

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We Should Respect Army

Appeared in Daily Times as my weekly column BAAGHI on June 12, 2011 Dubious policies of the uniformed establishment, their unchallenged influence on strategic decision making of the…

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From Notoriety to Damnation

Originally published in TehelkaDotCom in the June 18, 2011 issue   THE MURDER of Asia Times bureau chief Syed Saleem Shahzad on 31 May left Pakistanis in utter shock…

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Our Causes Leak on Pakistan

This was originally published in Dawn.com on May 21, 2011   As WikiLeaks finds new media friends in Pakistan, there is a deafening silence in some corridors of power….

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