Desi Thoughts

Return of the Taliban

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One of my favorite programs “Frontline” just had a report of Taliban insurgence in Pakistan and Afghanistan. It is very interesting and thought provoking documentary. Although it does put a lot of blame on Pakistan but I personally think it is not balanced reporting rather biased against Pakistan. Pakistan has been working hard to counter Al Qaida and Taliban recently. Although Americans sitting in the comfort of their homes might think there is nothing being done. The ground reality in Pakistan is very different, Pakistan has to deal with the…read more

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So Benazir made an Amazing discovery

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She said that the relationship between Pakistan and Afgahnistan are getting worse. I bet you had to be really smart to notice that. Well lemme put it straight If it was Musharraf, Benzair, Nawaz Sharif or Me as the leader of the pakistnai govt right now, my opposition would say the same. Everyone knows what Pakistan’s policy was in afghanistan, who trained and got Taliban into Afghanistan. we will never have good relations with a not friendly afghan govt. it is very visible that the current government is from the…read more

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Get Real about AQ Khan

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I knew some family friends who worked at the Kahuta Research Labs (KRL) or AQ Khan Labs. I remember every morning the Military Vans would come and take them to the KRL. The Street they lived on had quite a few Scientists from KRL living and the street had an ISI check post there to keep an eye on who came and who didn’t. These facilities were closely monitored and run by the Pakistani Military. Every step taken was either taken with the help of the military or under the…read more

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