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PPP supports democracy, not Nawaz govt 18.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
LONDON  - Former President and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Monday said that PPP paid a heavy price for democracy by losing former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. He said that war against terrorism can be won by fighting the mindsets, adding, that his party wants better relations with the neighbouring countries. Addressing the media after PPP leaders meeting in London, Zardari said ...
America Still Has Hundreds of Military Bases Worldwide. Have They Made Us Any Safer? 15.11.2014 Mother Jones
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. With the launch of a new US-led war in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State (IS), the United States has engaged in aggressive military action in at least 13 countries in the Greater Middle East since 1980. In that time, every American president has invaded, occupied, bombed, or gone to war in at least one country in the region. The total number of invasions, occupations, bombing operations, drone assassination campaigns, and cruise missile attacks easily runs into the dozens. As in prior military operations in the Greater Middle East, US forces fighting IS have been aided by access to and the use of an unprecedented collection of military bases. They occupy a region sitting atop the world's largest concentration of oil and natural gas reserves and has long been considered the most geopolitically important place on the planet. Indeed, since 1980, the US military has gradually garrisoned the Greater Middle East in a fashion only rivaled by the Cold ...
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The bases of war in the Middle East 13.11.2014 Le Monde Diplomatique
With the launch of a new U.S.-led war in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State (IS), the United States has engaged in aggressive military action in at least 13 countries in the Greater Middle East since 1980. In that time, every American president has invaded, occupied, bombed, or gone to war in at least one country in the region. The total number of invasions, occupations, bombing operations, drone assassination campaigns, and cruise missile attacks easily runs into the dozens.
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The Bases of War in the Middle East: From Carter to the Islamic State, 35 Years of Sowing Disaster 13.11.2014 Truthout - All Articles
With the launch of a new U.S.-led war in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State (IS), the United States has engaged in aggressive military action in  at least 13 countries  in the Greater Middle East since 1980. In that time, every American president has invaded, occupied, bombed, or gone to war in at least one country in the region. The total number of invasions, occupations, bombing operations, drone assassination campaigns, and cruise missile attacks easily runs into the dozens. As in prior military operations in the Greater Middle East, U.S. forces fighting IS have been aided by access to and the use of an unprecedented collection of military bases. They occupy a region sitting atop the world’s largest concentration of oil and natural gas reserves and has long been considered the most  geopolitically important  place on the planet. Indeed, since 1980, the U.S. military has gradually garrisoned the Greater Middle East in a fashion only rivaled by the Cold War garrisoning of Western Europe or, in ...
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PAT reorganisation underway 9.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has said that it has started reorganising the party and the people should make firm decision to support the cause of getting rid of the corrupt rulers of the country. Sardar Mansoor Khan, deputy secretary general PAT, Saturday said that the elections of 2013 were evidence that the dictatorship was still imposed on the country in the form of so-called ...
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Despite alliance, JI & PTI free in politics 3.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR - Central Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj-ul-Haq has made it clear that despite alliance between Jamaat-e-Islami and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insafb both the parties are free and independent in their politics at national and international level. He was addressing a press conference here at Markazi-e-Islami Peshawar on Sunday. He was also flanked by Provincial Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Iqbal Khalil, ...
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HOUSE OF GRAFT: Tracing the Bhutto Millions -- A special report.; Bhutto Clan Leaves Trail of Corruption - New York Times 30.10.2014 Delicious popular
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Zarb-e-Azb launched on PPP’s pressure: Bilawal 26.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Karachi- Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has claimed that ongoing military operation Zarb-e-Azb against militants in North Waziristan, was launched on the political pressure of his party. In a statement today, Bilawal Bhutto termed this military operation against terrorists a ‘best policy’ and said there should not be any comprise on the writ of the ...
In Pakistan, a coup that wasn't 25.10.2014 AP Top News
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- It had all the elements of a classic coup: thousands descending on the capital, clashing with police outside parliament and commandeering state TV to demand the ouster of a civilian leader who had locked horns with the military in a country with a long history of turmoil and dictatorship....
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Mass protests fail to topple Pakistan PM, rattling conventional view of a country in crisis 25.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
PPP to remain strong political party: Speaker Sindh Assembly 20.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Karachi- Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj today has said that PPP is a strong political party and will remain so. He said that the 18th October jalsa proved that Bilawal has billions of supporters. He added said that dictatorship is over and Pakistan is a democracy now. He said that if MQM has any misunderstandings, then it should talk it ...
Bhuttoism can save country from civil war: Bilawal 19.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said that only Bhuttoism could save the country from civil war as it’s the only political philosophy that calls for unity of the people and the state. He said there are in fact only two political forces in Pakistan, one is Bhuttoism and the other comprises followers of dictators like Ziaul Haq and Pervez ...
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Gen Raheel foiled anti-democracy conspiracy, claims Beg 22.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Former army chief general (retd) Mirza Aslam Beg has claimed that PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri conspired with the US to create chaos in the country and pave way for military coup, however, Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif foiled their ‘conspiracy’. In an interview with a private TV channel on Sunday, the former army chief claimed that ...
Democracy can only establish world peace: Bilawal Bhutto 21.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI- Chairperson Pakistan People Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said a democratic Pakistan will contribute far better and effective role in world peace hence all the stake holders aspiring for international peace should supplement the efforts for strengthening democracy. In his message on the International Day for Peace being observed across the globe on today, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari ...
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C. Christine Fair | The Protests in Islamabad and the Future of Pakistani Democracy | Foreign Affairs 18.9.2014 Delicious popular
‘MQM can end corruption if came to power’ 18.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain on Wednesday said MQM could come into power with the support of ‘establishment’ with an aim to end the current corrupt culture of the country. Addressing a gathering at Jinnah Ground, Azizabad on the occasion of his birthday ceremony, he said, “I do not know why the ‘establishment’ is angry with the ...
As core al-Qaida weakened, its successors spread 16.9.2014 Twincities.com: Nation
WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama bin Laden is dead and al-Qaida dispersed, yet the horrors keep coming. Western hostages beheaded on camera.
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