Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=president+barack+obama&iid=7349027″ src=”f/2/a/f/OBAMA_af7d.JPG?adImageId=8298547&imageId=7349027″ width=”380″ height=”472″ /] Even though the phrase is repeated ad nauseum, Pakistanis seem to be more annoyed than usual on hearing US leaders urge Pakistan to ‘do more’. The Daily Times on Sunday has United States President Barack Obama saying to CBS News that ‘Pakistan must help US against Qaeda.’ […]


Proxy Wars

21Nov09

[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=US+forces+afghanistan+border&iid=3005760″ src=”7/a/b/8/US_And_Afghan_7188.jpg?adImageId=7695196&imageId=3005760″ width=”500″ height=”334″ /] The director of the United States Central Intelligence Agency, Leon Panetta has been in Pakistan. He met President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Chief of Army Staff, Ashfaq Kayani and ISI head, Ahmed Shuja Pasha. According to the Daily Times, ‘Panetta praised the Pakistan […]


[picapp src=”c/2/4/8/Karzai_vows_to_6e27.JPG?adImageId=7264887&imageId=7001406″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] Richard Holbrooke might have insisted that his recent trip to Pakistan had nothing to do with Afghanistan, but the timing speaks otherwise. After all, the United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan was headed to the Afghan presidential elections. Also, the administration of Barack Obama has been clear in […]


[picapp src=”a/d/4/f/US_Ambassador_To_c4ea.jpg?adImageId=7265126&imageId=1462402″ width=”500″ height=”336″ /] I have been asking myself a question lately that I want share with you: What is the American game anyway? I’ll tell you why I’ve been going over and over this in my head. Last week I met a wonderful woman who has been sent to Pakistan as a cultural […]