Monthly Archives: January 2015

Indian remain friendly to world powers but not Pakistan

Nations are as living beings whenever they feel cold they try to have some fuel for keeping him/herself warm, do sunbathing, find energetic food to keep him more warmer, when the weather take its turn and it comes to hot summer. The same individuals try to drink cold and keep themselves in shelter away from the scorching sun.

Lets look into India and Pakistan changing their policies toward world powers.

When Pakistan joined the imperialist block in 1960s and the Indian moved to ‪#‎USSR‬ because the two neighboring states were pursuing their rivalries over the water & territory disputes of Kashmir. I remind the quote that states that politics is not something written on a rock piece to remain permanent.

Now or some decades earlier after the USSR down, India has switched back to US for the betterment of a prosperous and peaceful developed Indian state. Political thoughts and views can see a change when there’s will of the masses. The people of India formed a real democratic nation having a diversity of dozens of nations inside it providing shelter to the bigger share of world masses I mean No.2 after China. But she still tries her best to switch those policies which are never in the shape of religious ideology but clearly interest based.

Look, just got a news how mourning starts in India over the death of ‪#‎KingAbdullah‬, a Muslim monarch from Saudi Arabia, she never miss the chance & ignore the death because in the near future she’d be planning to have a space in Middle East market for her exported goods as well as men-power who work there in different fields and earn plenty of some return back to their families in India or to their Indian nation.

Now, lets come our side, I means Pakistan. We are still stuck to the theorem of he’s Yahood & she is Nasara [Indians see interests whether it is in Muslim, Yahood, Nasara or anyone else she doesn’t care her foreign policies be formed with a mix up of her Hindo religious thoughts]. And Indians are now peaking the mountain of development, business and trade as a key player in the South Asian or I will say in Asia.

Isn’t it a chance for Pakistan to follow the way Indians and other neighbors and regional countries do instead of stuck to the decades old expired policies of strategic depth in Afghanistan and “Kashmir Hamari Shehrag hay”. Yeah, we know we want to bleed this Shehrag that would kill us automatically. Wise people and leadership chalk out wiser decisions.

It is clear that India has made wiser decision but I feel a complete absence on Pakistani side when we go through the chart of history explaining Pakistan in international relations with neighboring countries and world power.

Therefore even now as I type this blog those who [Pakistan intelligentsia responsible for policy change] are still stuck to their decades old mindset and mentalities. Please you are requested to have a look over the result of the previous deadliest policies and its impact on Pakistan as a south Asian nation. That’s why this enrich country would surely have its death by the hands of terror groups she had supported to breed in its soil for decades.


Waziristan: A land kept spare for strategic activities

Is Pakistan sincere with our masses?

Who settled world international militants in 80s & 90s in Waziristan and then doubled their number after 9/11 when Tora Bora was hit by American bombardment. It should not remain a question anymore. Because no one from Wazirs, Mehsuds, Bitannis, Dawars, Dothanis and other tribes are having state policies in neither their hands nor these tribes have security authorities.

A well versed Pashtun Nationalist leader Mahmood Khan Achakzai always says, Tribal from Waziristan are not knowing the areas from where the world top ranking militants comes. If someone ask a tribal where is Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Uzbakistan, Xingiang, Middle East situated. No one will tell you the direction of those countries. Then who brought these world class militants to the lands of tribes?

This question is clearly responded even before asking it. No one can enter the tribal agencies without the permission of Political Agent [Bureaucrats from Pakistani state ruling the agencies as a supremo]. Then how the flow of thousands of militants took place? It is obvious that Pakistan used the areas as sanctuaries for these militants with an aim to interfere in Afghanistan again.

It was Pakistan’s powerful state and its establishment who ran Federally Administered Tribal Areas [FATA] under Frontier Crimes Regulation [FCR]. The said law is not letting the masses of FATA to remain in the mainstream of country political and human rights laws circle.

Just take an example of treatment humans of tribes. Here in FATA whole of the villagers whether they are male or female, elders or even children is given a collective punishment if an individual of the same tribe is involved in any sort of crime. Means if I am from Mehsud tribe, and I abduct someone from another tribe. FCR rules will punish my whole tribe. You can imagine how harsh is the attitude of Pakistan toward these tribes? That even didn’t let tribal masses to decide their own lives. Or we’ll say they are kept in a land of no laws.

Basic human rights reach to justice, freedom of speech, basic needs of health and education do not exist in FATA, everyone will understand it all once going through the British colonial black law Frontier Crimes Regulation.

After all this; Pakistan launched Zarb e Azb and Khyber One that not only pushed 1 million tribal to migrate from their villages and towns. And their remains were bombed. And now foreign ambassadors are told that how well Pakistan did its job. So sad is the moment for Pashtun nation that has lost more than 70 sons and daughters in the deadliest attacks of these militants. And are even today killed with the same impunity, I don’t think it will take a calmer end until unless Pakistan change its mentality toward terrorism and extremism. Waziristan will remain a spare piece of land for Pakistan’s strategic activities whether it is interference in Afghanistan or a holly war launch on Indian Kashmir.

Pakistan: Peshawar Army Public School re-opens after Taliban deadliest attack

The Peshawar school re-opens after a month of Army Public School Peshawar incident that killed some 132 children, staff members and security personnel on 16 December 2014. Some 126 children were reported injured and rushed to different hospitals in Peshawar.

Everyone watching the Pakistani media would have heard and felt the mothers, sisters, fathers, brothers, relatives, teacher’s feelings who had lost their loved ones. And those who are on social media would have surely focused the flower like faces of these innocent children.

The attack shocked the masses from around Pashtunkhwa, Pakistan, region and globe. This was the reason when Indian Prime Minister Narendar Modi was from the first leaders who strongly condemned the attack and called to his Pakistani counter-part Nawaz Sharif to condole with on the incident killing flower like children in Army Public School. Same were the message from neighboring Afghanistan and other leaders.

The massacre was condemned globally when UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and the American president Barak Obama put forward their messages.

The attack was claimed by Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan spokesman Muhammad Khurasani and then the chief of the organization Mullah Fazlullah. Both had told in their email and video message the Peshawar Army Public School was an Army run school and the Army children who were adult 18 years and above students were singled out of the school.

The incident was linked [reaction] to the Pakistan army deadliest operation killing “Tribal women, children and innocent people” in Federally Administered Tribal Areas and around Pakistan. The TTP chief even warned that if the killing of tribal children and women continues so Pakistan Army’s strategic points will be targeted. He called on the Army not to kill civilian; and chase us [Taliban] in the open battle.

The Pakistani government called their emergency meeting at Peshawar where all parties were present and the Premier Nawaz Sharif accompanied by rest of the political, democratic, religious parties vowed to eradicated both “Good and Bad Taliban” alike. And also mentioned that they’ll chalk out a strategy against terrorism, in this regard the Pakistan’s Army chief and ISI head visited Kabul to discuss the security issues with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani and the Nato commander in Afghanistan.

A Pashtun girl, Bibi Fatma the sister of a student Afaq who was among the students killed in the Army Public School Peshawar, tells VoA Deewa Radio in tears, “Mom, stands in our way and tells that she will never let us go to school any more. Because it is better to stay home in spite of being lost forever”.

She adds, that her mom is not normal because she lost her loved one and is in a complete psyche shock and trauma. Therefore she is never agreed sending us [remaining children] to schools anymore.

Just came across a child going to school accompanied by his parents, says, “I’ll go to my school regularly, as it will remain normal onward”.

The Chief of Army Staff Gen: Raheel Sharif will be probably chairing the event of the school re-opening and paying his tribute to the lost souls.

Called another social and youth activist Sana Ijaz busy in welcoming the school coming children says, “I feel these children so energetic, the girls are more confident than boys are. As some boys are accompanied by their parents and seems unwilling to go to school”.

She adds these are the saddest moments when parents are having photos of their lost children tied to their hearts. “No one can remain without cries because that flower like children won’t visit Army Public School anymore. Even some parents lost their only children and they are having none at their home”.

Here comes the Question what we [Pakistanis] do that such incidents would not take place in the future. And what are the federal and provincial government plans. How is the share of Pakistan’s strong army establishment to tackle the issue of terrorism?

Pakistan is having its historical background in breeding terrorism on its soil. Because Pakistan needed these militant organizations for re-claiming Kashmir, the Indian state of majority Muslim population that pushed Pakistan and India to fight 3 greater wars.

Second comes Afghanistan after 1979 the Saur revolution and the USSR invasion of the country when Pakistani based jihadist not only pushed Soviets to withdraw from Afghanistan but also got Afghanistan their [fifth province] in the shape of the then Mujahideen led civil war and then the Taliban regime.

At least Pakistan role came visible into media; intelligentsia, globally well known intelligence communiqués after the country took a “U” turn in its policy toward the militant organizations based in Afghanistan. Who had claimed the 9/11 attack on World Trade Center in the United States of America’s New York City.

After a decade it is known that Pakistan never took their “U” turn. Because in spite of eradication of terrorism it got a complex shape the attacks on Nato, ISAF and Afghan forces via AlQaeda militants, Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network are going on. Though FATA, Peshawar, Karachi, Quetta and rest of the areas are named by Afghan and Nato forces to be the nest of militancy breeding organizations. Pakistan never tried assisting her allies [Afghanistan and Nato] in the war on terror. But received heavy funds from the US and coalition partners on the name of counter terrorism.

Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan, an umbrella organization for the Pakistani militants got its birth from the belly of Pakistani establishment state policy of “strategic depth”. In 2007, the then leader of the organization Baitullah Mehsud launched the deadliest campaign against Pakistani government and army. As TTP is linked with both Al-Qaeda and Afghan Taliban, the said organization names Mullah Muhammad Omer, the Afghan Taliban chief as emir of the faithful. At the same time TTP seeks the implementation of “Sharia Law” in Pakistan. As they [TTP] had fought for the purpose of the said law in Afghanistan.

The only way Pakistan can gain peace in the region should be a peaceful existence in the region and no interference in Afghanistan and rest of the neighbors, saying no to any sort of militancy and terror trainings on own land. And let the democratically elected government decide its foreign policy.

Some security analysts don’t believe in Pakistan’s shift in policy toward Afghanistan and India after the Peshawar attack. And states only bad Taliban are singled out from the Good. Because still the good Taliban can work for the Pakistan’s military establishment interests in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of Nato forces in 2015. Therefore Quetta, Peshawar, Fata and Karachi are used as sanctuaries for the deadly militants.

If the above paragraph is fact then how many more Peshawar School like attack we should wait for? And how often will they [militant] kill us with that impunity? As our own policies [strategic depth, interference in neighboring nations] are deadly and we destroy our own people this way. Taliban are nothing more than the wrong policies we pursued.

Note: For God sake we are not able to shoulder more funerals as 70 thousand people [Pashtun] are killed during the last decade. The nation is asking a change into deadliest policies we have in our skulls. This can be the only solution of our problem.

The future of Afghanistan: A reply to an opinion by an Afghan writer.

The writer is much impressed by the news releases he has read; as well as the so called modules produced by US MPs and their think tanks. I would refer him reading the local version as well as regional and global instead of putting your focus only on the US version. I don’t think Afghanistan will face any death by the hands of Taliban after the withdrawal of Nato; as Taliban would loose their moral and religious ideology backed support. As they wouldn’t be fighting a war against non-Muslim they call “infidels”.

You are right Afghanistan is both strategically and economically important for regional and world powers. Here you have pointed Russia, US and China. I would not agree; if they are using Taliban and other militants against one and other. Because they are agreed to the phenomenon of Terror hazardous to global peace. So, it is not a nation or a region crying over the militancy and terror. It is now almost every nation who is suffered.

The role of Pakistan and India; I don’t think we can prove Indian support to Taliban; as the same religious groups are against Indians because of the Taliban or TTP ideological background linked to Sharia Law. That’s never recognizing borders.

But one thing you miss here is the historical rivalry between Kabul and Islamabad; the Pakistani Army deadliest policies toward Afghanistan in the nut shell of “strategic depth” causes the biggest problem in the region.

I am never agreed to your Salafi, Shiite and Turkish Hanafi ideologies fight in Afghanistan. If we look in the history window of Afghanistan; nothing such bad have taken place as all these religious sects and many religions have lived in Afghanistan.

I would conclude your my comment; that there is never an ethnicity fight among Afghans. I still remember how warmly the then Afghan presidential candidate and now Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah was welcomed in Kandahar the southern center of Afghanistan. And he got enough votes from here when Kandaharis heard his speeches for the betterment and broader scheme of his political program. Same were the respects given to Ashraf Ghani and he even got a bigger share from the northern areas of Afghanistan.

At the end; political system in Afghanistan needs a change? If yes then Afghan parliament and government can bring it and change it from Presidential to parliamentary system. But I don’t think it is that much important issue as former Afghan president Karzai and his team run the country with the same system for 14 years and took it out of the destroyed Taliban ruled Afghanistan into today’s progressing nation.

You can read the writer views in the link below:

Afghanistan: Unaccomplished Mission, Uncertain Future – Analysis