Preparing for war on Pakistan

Written by www.daily.pk Wednesday, 27 May 2009 02:10Sara Daniel is a well-known foreign correspondent for French weekly news magazine ‘le Nouvel Observateur’ and a so-called ‘expert’ in fundamentalist (only Islamic – not Jewish or Christianty!) guerrilla warfare (read resistance). Her father, Jean Daniel Bensaid (b. 1920) is an Algerian-born French Jewish journalist and author. He…

"Winning the Hearts and Minds of Pakistan’s Displaced",

Samina Ahmed in GlobalPostGlobalPost26 May 2009Winning hearts and minds is decisive in any counter-insurgency operation. As hundreds of thousands of displaced persons flee fighting in Swat, Buner and Dir districts in Pakistan, this single truth should drive the response by the Pakistani state and the international community. In short, how those people are treated will…

Winning over Pakistan

Winning over Pakistan the ‘peace deal’ was just Step One in a broad Taliban agenda. What’s next? By Adnan R. Khan on Thursday, May 21, 2009 13:20 Tags: Islam, Pakistan, TalibanTwo months ago, Bashir Hussein was hoping that a peace deal between the Taliban and the provincial government in Pakistan’s North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) would…

The Art of War

The Art of War BY Eyal Weizman Frieze, Issue 99The Israeli Defence Forces have been heavily influenced by contemporary philosophy, highlighting the fact that there is considerable overlap among theoretical texts deemed essential by military academies and architectural schools.The attack conducted by units of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) on the city of Nablus in…

Technology key issue at defence meeting

Technology key issue at defence meetingBy Jumana Al Tamimi, Associate EditorPublished: April 27, 2009, 23:16Dubai: The top brass from several Arab and non-Arab countries along with representatives of several international defence companies opened a meeting in Dubai yesterday aiming at sharing experiences and further encouraging cooperation between military leaders and global defence enterprises.Holding the “UAE…