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General You are Tubed!

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General You are Tubed! by Adnan Gill Like mortals, political parties also go through life-changing events that can elevate their virtually unheard leaders into the stratosphere of prominence and idolization; similarly, it can throw a crown-bearer of a party into the dark depths of ignominy and oblivion. There was a time when it used to take a war or a catastrophe to bring a leader to fame and recognition, or contempt and disgrace. Now, fame and disgrace lay only a blog or YouTube away. In this day and age of…read more

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The Month of October

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This month will be remmebered in Pakistan as one of the most unfortunate months in the history of Pakistan. Majority of the Military takeovers have happened in this month, either it was Ayub Khan or Musharraf, all took over Pakistan in this month. October 7th was the declaring of Martial Law that brought Ayub Khan to power, tomorrow it will be the anniversary of Pervaz Musharraf’s sucession to the post. What have we seen during these seven turbulent years is that It has seen one of the most unpopular regimes…read more

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