Newsclick Production, May 3, 2012
Pakistani lawmaker and Senior PPP leader traces the ways in which hostility between India and Pakistan has been sharpened – from elusive visas and bureaucratic hurdles to dangerous nukes piling up on both sides of the border. Given this situation, what are some positive, two-way strategies to shape a safer subcontinent?
Newsclick Production, June 25, 2011
Fahim Khan, of the Dawn Group of Newspapers, comments on the conjencture that the Pakistani security establishment finds itself in - under pressure from the US demanding action on fundamentalists (some of whom it is closely allied with), hardly any support for its actions from the people of Pakistan and a political establishment that is attempting to assert its independence. A Newsclick Production.
Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch, June 18, 2011
Cleverly, the Washington establishment seeks to reorder events so that it can take credit for things it did not do and pass on the blame for things it did do. President Barack Obama not only wants to share the Arab Spring's glory but, with the Group of Eight (G8) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), wants to help shape its aftermath. On the other hand, Obama seeks to avert his eyes from the mess of Afghanistan and pay less heed to the desperate rants from President Hamid Karzai about the manufactured futility of his country.
Pervez Hoodbhoy, Himal, June 11, 2011
The killing of Osama bin Laden could provide Pakistan an opportunity to reverse its downward slide, though changing course will not be easy. The country must decide whether to decisively confront Islamist violence, or continue with the military’s current policy of supporting jihadi militants with one hand even as it slaps them with the other..
Fahim Zaman, dawn.com, May 19, 2011
The Abbottabad Operation not only ended the American quest for the most wanted fugitive in the world, it also exposed the ‘incompetence’ of Pakistan’s military establishment.
Newsclick Productions, April 16, 2011
Newsclick interview with Karamat Ali, Pakistani labour and peace activist.
Newsclick Productions, March 16, 2011
Aijaz Ahmad, senior political analyst, comments on the assassinations of Salman Taseer and Shahbaz Bhatti in Pakistan. He focuses on the collusion between the security establishment, the democratic polity and the fundamentalists in the country. He also comments on the "Davis affair" -- suggesting that it is an outcome of a game played between the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
Newsclick Production, 7 August 2010
Farooq Tariq from Pakistan Labour Party talks about the changing relationship between the Islamic Fundamentalists and the State of Pakistan. Newsclick Exclusive.
Komita Dhanda, Newsclick production, 22 July 2010
Veteran Journalist Sukumar Muralidharan talks about the meeting between Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi and S.M Krishna.
Newsclick Production, 29 May 2010
The Indus Water Treaty was signed by India and Pakistan in 1960. Contrary to the fact that it was seen as one of the long lasting agreements, the issue of water distribution has become an unending dispute and tension between both the countries. Farooq Tariq, General Secretary of Pakistan Labour Party talks to Newsclick about India-Pakistan water dispute.