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Extremists shake up Bangladesh

By S. Binodkumar Singh
AREA 14/8

On May 12, 2015, Ananta Bijoy Das (32), a progressive writer, blogger, editor of science fiction magazine Jukti, and an organizer of Gonojagoron Mancha (People’s Resurgence Platform), was hacked to death, using machetes, by four assailants at Subidbazar Bankolapara residential area of Sylhet city, for writing against religious fundamentalism. 1,498 more words

Pakistani Army

MQM's London based "boss"


Guardian article from 2013, reports on links between the MQM and foreign intelligence agencies:

“police raids in the investigation have produced rich material. Shortly after the 2010 murder the police found a significant number of papers stashed in Farooq’s home. 2,822 more words

Pakistani Army

Drone Strike Kills Five Suspected Militants In Northwest Pakistan

A US drone strike has killed at least five suspected militants in northwestern Pakistan’s Shawal Valley, Pakistani intelligence officials have said. 262 more words


Why the War Against Jihadism Will Be Fought From Within

It has long been apparent that Islamist militants cannot be defeated without intellectually confronting the ideology of jihadism. And yet, 14 years after the 9/11 attacks, experts have made little progress toward achieving this goal. 1,372 more words

Pakistani Army

Dawn - North Waziristan questions

Editorial, 17 May 2015. News from North Waziristan, when there is any, tends to underscore the problem with much of the information from the region — there is too little of it; it is difficult to independently verify; and both government and the military spokesperson tend to offer the barest of details. 428 more words


General Raheel Sharif meeting, Commanding officer SSG unit

COAS meeting, Commanding officer SSG unit during his visit to Miranshah Bazar.


Fair’s unfair affair with Pakistan


Christine Fair’s most recent article (tirade) — ‘America’s Pakistan Policy is Sheer Madness’ is a true masterpiece of distortion and opinionated utterances. She calls members of the US Congress, White House, Departments of Defense and State pusillanimous besides faulting them for not just a flawed policy but a policy that harms US interests. 662 more words

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