Zimbabwe: Engaging the Inclusive Government

INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP – NEW BRIEFINGZimbabwe: Engaging the Inclusive GovernmentHarare/Pretoria/Nairobi/Brussels, 20 April 2009: After years of violence, repression and a catastrophic economy, there is optimism Zimbabwe is turning a corner, but the international community must do more to make the process irreversible.Zimbabwe: Engaging the Inclusive Government,* the latest policy briefing from the International Crisis Group,…

The Destabilization of Pakistan

The Destabilization of PakistanByProf. Michel ChossudovskyDecember 30, 2007The assassination of Benazir Bhutto has created conditions which contribute to the ongoing destabilization and fragmentation of Pakistan as a Nation.The process of US sponsored “regime change”, which normally consists in the re-formation of a fresh proxy government under new leaders has been broken. Discredited in the eyes…

Blackmail In Balochistan The truth is that the three murdered Pakistani Baloch politicians had become a political liability and a security risk for Brahamdagh Bugti and a threat to his entire infrastructure of terror inside Pakistan. The three had developed a good working relationship with Pakistani security officials during hostage negotiations. Brahamdagh and his handlers…

Warning that Pakistan is in danger of collapse within months

Paul McGeough Chief Correspondent In Washington April 13, 2009       David Kilcullen… Pakistan keeps him awake at night. Photo: Supplied PAKISTAN could collapse within months, one of the more influential counter-insurgency voices in Washington says. The warning comes as the US scrambles to redeploy its military forces and diplomats in an attempt to stem rising violence…

US plans go beyond Pak existenceSunday, April 12, 2009News DeskRAWALPINDI: Two former top American officials have said that if the US failed over any important issue in Pakistan and subsequently Pakistan dismembered, then Washington will have to either hand over Pakistan and Afghanistan to terrorists and extremists or fight against them with or without world…

Bill Carmichael: Quick action but threat remains Published Date: 10 April 2009A SENIOR police officer, carrying a top-secret document about a planned raid on a UK terror cell, strolls into Number 10 Downing Street in full view of the assembled photographers.If you suggested that as a plot for a new television drama, you would be…

Warning that Pakistan is in danger of collapse within monthsPaul McGeough Chief Correspondent In WashingtonApril 13, 2009 David Kilcullen… Pakistan keeps him awake at night. Photo: SuppliedPAKISTAN could collapse within months, one of the more influential counter-insurgency voices in Washington says.The warning comes as the US scrambles to redeploy its military forces and diplomats in…

What Obama Wants Pakistan To Do: Implications

By AMICUS: Unveiling the new US strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan on 27 March 2009, President Barak Obama stated that Al-Qaeda and its allies – the terrorists who planned and supported the 9/11 attacks – were in Pakistan and Afghanistan. According to him, “multiple intelligence estimates have warned that al-Qaeda is actively planning attacks on…