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November 2011

Memogate Scandal: Zardari regime again fails to control the powerful army
By Abdus Sattar Ghazali:
The so-called memogate scandal, that cost the job of Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, is perhaps a sequel to the July 2008 abortive attempt by the US client government of President Zardari to put the powerful military-run spy agency, Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), under civilian control.
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The politics of gas pipelines in Asia
By Abdus Sattar Ghazali:
On November 14, Pakistan and Turkmenistan signed an agreement to build the $7.6 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project under which Pakistan will get 1.3 billion cubic feet per day of gas. The agreement was signed during a visit by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan to Islamabad.
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The American Revolution and the Foot-Imprints of American Muslims- Part III
By Syed R. Mahmood:
While the Americans of the thirteen colonies were fighting their Revolutionary War during the period of 1775 - 1783 against the Tyranny of the King of Great Britain, one of the most powerful Muslim Empires, the Ottomans, were ruling a vast area of land in Europe and the Orient (modern day Middle East and beyond). The people of Europe and the American colonies had very little or only biased understanding of Muslims and Islam. There were deliberate efforts by some Orientalists (European Christian scholars of the Orient) to demonize Islam.
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Obama to aid Uzbek dictatorship
By Stephen Zunes:
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, in a move initiated by the Obama administration, has voted to waive Bush-era human rights restrictions on military aid to the Islam Karimov dictatorship in Uzbekistan, one of the most brutal and repressive regimes on the planet. The lifting of the restrictions, now part of the Foreign Operations bill, is before the full Senate and appears to have bipartisan support. The Obama administration has indicated that it intends to provide taxpayer-funded military assistance to Uzbekistan once the legislation passes both houses of Congress. Read More

We create dictators, then...
By Abdulateef Al-Mulhim:
Muammar Qaddafi built the most beautiful mansions. He had a subdivision in Tripoli named Alazizyah. The place had more protection than the Pentagon. He had his sons, relatives and close friends to be his only contact to the world. Qaddafi wanted to be the president of the Arab world. Leader of all the revolutions in the world. King of all African kings. He bragged about being able to stand up to America and confront it on two occasions.
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America fired itself from a job
By Abdulateef Al-Mulhim: The American homes have more Chinese products than in Chinese homes. Sears and Wall Mart, the American symbols were full of Chinese products. The Chinese goods are in such big demand that Wall Mart built mega ships that travel between the two countries in half the time regular ships would take. They come to America full of goods from China and the only thing they take to China from America is the ballast water.
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