Category Archives: Pakistan

Agencies told to prep for displacement of over 350,000 as Nato/Pakistan plan offensive in N. Waziristan: Reuters, the News

Tweet Headline and abridgment by Rawlinsview Pakistan tells agencies to prepare for North Waziristan evacuation Mon May 30, 2011 4:15pm GMT (Reuters) By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Humanitarian agencies active in Pakistan’s northwest have been quietly told to prepare … Continue reading

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Behind the Pakistan F-16 deal, a tale of many wheels: The Hindu

NEW DELHI, May 30, 2011 Arun S. Mohan The sale by the United States of F-16 military aircraft to Pakistan, announced in 2005, was celebrated as a sign of deepening strategic ties between Islamabad and the Bush administration in Washington. … Continue reading

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NATO plans “blitz” with attack helicopters and “bunker busters” in Libya as casualties mount in imperial wars.

Imperial powers intensify air campaign in Libya under the guise of “protecting civilians” as war casualties in North Africa and Western Asia over the past decade pass the million mark. Tweet May 29, 2011–New York Opinion/Analysis by Rawlinsview with press … Continue reading

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Thousands protest against US drone attacks in Pakistan: AFP

Thousands protest against US drone attacks in Pakistan (AFP) – 1 day ago KARACHI — Thousands demonstrated in Karachi on Sunday to demand an immediate end to US missile strikes in Pakistan’s lawless tribal areas and urge the blocking of … Continue reading

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London Independent reports on multiple anti-war and pro-democracy protests planned for Obama visit to UK

Protesters to rally outside banquet at palace The London Independent By Sarah Morrison Monday, 23 May 2011 Protesters are expected to mount a wave of demonstrations during Barack Obama’s state visit. Stop the War Coalition (STWC), the Campaign for Nuclear … Continue reading

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Protest Against Drone Attacks on Pakistan in London, Wednesday, May 25

Tweet A page has been created on Faceboook calling for a demonstration against US drone attacks in Pakistan. The location is to be London City Parliament House Wednesday, May 25, 2011 London UK The call reads as follows A protest … Continue reading

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Gunmen attack Saudi consulate car in Pakistan, one Saudi dead: Reuters

Gunmen attack Saudi consulate car in Pakistan, one Saudi dead from Reuters Twitter Feed Victim in attack on Saudi Arabian consulate car in Karachi was a Saudi diplomat – Ambassador KARACHI, Pakistan | Mon May 16, 2011 12:53am EDT (Reuters) … Continue reading

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Socialist newspaper ‘The Militant’ editorial discusses erosion of workers rights in the context of assasination of Osama Bin Laden

Working class socialist newspaper reacts to Obama’s “Justice has been done” statement following the naked extra-legal assassination of reactionary anarchist-terrorist Osama Bin Laden as ordered by the administration of US president Barak Obama The Militant Vol. 75/No. 19      May 16, 2011 … Continue reading

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Eight Pakistani Shi’ites killed in Quetta Pakistan in first violence following death of Bin Laden. Youths protest social conditions.

Eight people killed as pattern of terror attacks on Pakistani Shia continues Youths of Parachinar stage protest May 7, 2011  New York By Rawlinsview and Press Agencies According to press reports from Al Jazeera, Reuters, the BBC and the Indian … Continue reading

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Socialist newspaper ‘The Militant’ reports on the increasing use of drone air strikes in Libya and Pakistan

The Militant Vol. 75/No. 18 May 9, 2011 Libya: White House talks about pullback, launches drone strikes BY BRIAN WILLIAMS Just weeks after President Barack Obama said Washington was ending its airstrikes in Libya, his administration April 23 unleashed aerial … Continue reading

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