US ‘extremely concerned’ about worsening situation in Pakistan

By Arun Kumar, Washington,March 13 (IANS) The US is “extremely concerned” by the political crisis in Pakistan but doesn’t believe there is a “high probability right now” the situation will prompt the military to intervene. The situation “continues to deteriorate very, very slowly under a political leadership which is very challenged because of the totality…

Another View of Pakistan

Men in Black By M. REZA PIRBHAI Turban-topped, gun-totting mountain men, stern military dictators and corrupt civilian politicians dominate the global media’s representations of Pakistan, from Washington to New Delhi best fitting the preferred image of the ‘most dangerous place on earth.’ The Pakistani press, however, provides equal coverage to a movement born in the…