Tanvir Ahmad Khan

  • Since the turn of the century, a huge swath of the world extending from the Maghreb to Pakistan has contended with the projection of American power. Amongst its major manifestations are deadly wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, destabilisation of Pakistan, marginalisation of Palestinians and unforeseen ...

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  • One cuts through the fog of conspiracy theories that set out to prove that the Bush administration and Israel had, singly or jointly, staged the September 11 tragedy to create the casus belli for the re-conquest of the strategically indispensable Greater Middle East. One holds fast to the fact that ...

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  • The withdrawal of some key Arab ambassadors from Damascus and the sharp reaction by the spokesperson of the Syrian government, the redoubtable Buthaina Shaaban, to friendly advice from Saudi Arabia, Turkey and other Arab-Muslim states is a moment of great sadness. It may also be the tipping point ...

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  • The Pakistani street has not exploded with grief or rage at the killing of Osama Bin Laden on May 2 by the US Navy SEALs in the picturesque city of Abbottabad. This is testimony enough that after suffering much murder and mayhem at the hands of terrorists, the average Pakistani and nearly all the ...

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