Letters from Pakistan

Qaisar Farooq Gondal communicates with the world on the issues facing Pakistan and the ideas and values of the people of Pakistan.

 

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  • 2013 is a big year for Pakistan. It's the first time a civilian government has served its entire five-year term. And there's more. Photo: Associated Press

    Pakistan heads for new elections, new military leadership, new supreme court

    2013 is a big year for Pakistan. It's the first time a civilian government has served its entire five-year term. And there's more. Published 11:19 p.m. January 5, 2013 - Comments

     
  • The death of Maulvi Nazir in a US drone strike was a blow to the Taliban, al Qaeda, and to Pakistan's intelligence services.

    Maulvi Nazir: Why his death is important

    The death of Maulvi Nazir in a US drone strike was a blow to the Taliban, al Qaeda, and to Pakistan's intelligence services. Published 12:02 a.m. January 5, 2013 - Comments

     
  • American diplomacy isn't undoing the damage caused by American drones.

    America pressures Pakistan over Afghanistan

    American diplomacy isn't undoing the damage caused by American drones. Published 9:22 p.m. May 15, 2012 - Comments

     
  • America's actions in the Muslim world are posed in terms of saving lives and building democracy, but people there know that America serves America's interests, not theirs.

    America in the Muslim world: War, intervention, and nation building

    America's actions in the Muslim world are posed in terms of saving lives and building democracy, but people there know that America serves America's interests, not theirs. Published 4:03 p.m. March 18, 2012 - Comments

     
  • Without a strategic, religious and political solution in Afghanistan, the country could divide into separate countries, with competing interests.

    The Afghanistan question

    Without a strategic, religious and political solution in Afghanistan, the country could divide into separate countries, with competing interests. Published 4:10 p.m. February 26, 2012 - Comments

     
  • The Prime Minister and the Supreme Court are at war over a judicial ruling on graft. The fallout may be much more serious than that.

    Democracy at stake in Pakistan

    The Prime Minister and the Supreme Court are at war over a judicial ruling on graft. The fallout may be much more serious than that. Published 7:11 p.m. January 25, 2012 - Comments

     
  • Pakistan has cultivated militant and terrorist groups, making them ‘strategic assets’ in hopes of using them to maintain stability in the region and balance relations with India, Iran, Afghanistan and now the United States.

    Pakistan uses militants as strategic assets

    Pakistan has cultivated militant and terrorist groups, making them ‘strategic assets’ in hopes of using them to maintain stability in the region and balance relations with India, Iran, Afghanistan and now the United States. Published 11:04 a.m. January 12, 2012 - Comments

     
  • The November 26, 2011 an attack by U.S.-led NATO coalition on a Pakistani checkpoint, killing a reported 24 Pakistan soldiers, is converting the proxy war waged between the U.S. and Pakistan into a real war.

    2011 ends with U.S waging a covert war against Pakistan via Afghanistan (Video)

    The November 26, 2011 an attack by U.S.-led NATO coalition on a Pakistani checkpoint, killing a reported 24 Pakistan soldiers, is converting the proxy war waged between the U.S. and Pakistan into a real war. Published 12:24 p.m. December 31, 2011 - Comments

     
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    The Pakistan - U.S. memogate scandal

    The "memogate" scandal exposes the fragile relationship between the civilian government of Pakistan and the government of the United States. Published 4:24 p.m. December 21, 2011 - Comments

     
  • Since its independence 64 years ago, Pakistan has been a major recipient of US aid.  Several times during that history, the US has suspended assistance because of Pakistan’s nuclear program, then reinstated aid when other issues became more important.

    U.S. aid to Pakistan

    Since its independence 64 years ago, Pakistan has been a major recipient of US aid. Several times during that history, the US has suspended assistance because of Pakistan’s nuclear program, then reinstated aid when other issues became more important. Published 1:43 p.m. December 12, 2011 - Comments

     
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Qaisar Farooq Gondal

Qaisar Farooq Gondal is an ordinary moderate muslim living in Pakistan. He is facing the challenge of living in a country which is rapidly loosing its friends in the global community because of its policies. He is trying to bring ...

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Qaisar Farooq Gondal is an ordinary moderate muslim living in Pakistan. He is facing the challenge of living in a country which is rapidly loosing its friends in the global community because of its policies. He is trying to bring close people of Pakistan and America in an attempt to avoid any catastrophe. He is a physician by profession but enjoys writing and feels more in control of the things through his literary efforts.

 

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