Down the AfPak Rabbit Hole

March 4, 2010 at 1:12 pm (Global Issues, History, Media, Politics) (, , , )

BY THOMAS H. JOHNSON, M. CHRIS MASON

Source: Foreign Policy Magazine

The release of Tim Burton’s new blockbuster movie, Alice in Wonderland, is days away. The timing could not be more appropriate. Lewis Carroll’s ironically opium-inspired tale of a rational person caught up inside a mad world with its own bizarre but consistent internal (il)logic has now surpassed Vietnam as the best paradigm to understand the war in Afghanistan.

The war in Afghanistan, as we have written here and in Military Review (pdf), is indeed a near replication of the Vietnam War, including the assault on the strategically meaningless village of Marjah, which is itself a perfect re-enactment of Operation Meade River in 1968. But the callous cynicism of this war, which we described here in early December, and the mainstream media’s brainless reporting on it, have descended past these sane parallels. We have now gone down the rabbit hole.

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Orya Maqbool Jan- Bud Diyanat Tareeekh Ka Ahem Morr

March 3, 2010 at 5:27 pm (Education, History, Islam, Media, Politics) ()

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Sheikh Imran Hosein- Iqbāl and Pakistan’s Moment of Truth – FULL ESSAY

February 21, 2010 at 4:37 pm (Allama Iqbal, Education, History, Islam, Khilafa, Pakistan, Politics) (, , , , )

By Sheikh Imran Hosein

Introductory comment

Time is running out for the republican State of Pakistan. Only those who see with one eye will fail to recognize the evil reality that clients of Israel now control strategic decision-making both in Pakistan’s government as well as in the Armed Forces. The writing appears to be on the wall for Pakistan – unless Pakistani Muslims can rid themselves of those clients of Israel. The best way to do so appears to be through massive peaceful public demonstrations similar to those which brought down the USSR with narry a nuclear risk, rather than civil war which will automatically invite external military intervention that will eventually dismember Pakistan.

Scholars of Islam have a duty to prepare Muslims for destructive attacks that are soon to be launched which will target not only Pakistan but perhaps, Turkey and Iran as well. The situation is not entirely hopeless since at least the Iranian Armed Forces do not appear to be under the control of Israel’s clients. In fact Iran seems to have already succeeded in building a strategic alliance with Russia. It is interesting to note that an authentic Hadīth has prophesied an end-time Muslim alliance with Rūm (i.e., Byzantine Christianity that was based in Constantinople), and Russia is part of Rūm. The Saudi and Pakistani governments and Armed Forces on the other hand, are allied with the Anglo-American-Israeli alliance which does not form part of Rūm.

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Orya Maqbool Jan- Hum nay sab ka theka lay rakha hay

February 21, 2010 at 3:34 pm (Global Issues, History, Pakistan, Politics) ()

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Orya Maqbool Jan- Tareekh, Badshah, Aaeein, Adaalat

February 21, 2010 at 3:28 pm (History, Pakistan, Politics) ()

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Dr. Israr Ahmed- The Last Crusade

January 28, 2010 at 10:43 pm (Allama Iqbal, History, Islam, Pakistan, Politics) (, , , , , )

part 1

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Gog and Magog- The Documentary

January 21, 2010 at 11:35 pm (History, Islam, Politics) (, , , )

part 1

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Divide and Fool

January 15, 2010 at 4:31 pm (Education, Global Issues, Governance, History, Pakistan, Politics) (, , , , , , , )

By Komal Hashmi

T

he Divide and Conquer Strategy enables one power to break another into smaller, more manageable pieces, and then take control of those pieces one by one. It generally takes a very strong power to implement divide and conquer strategy. In order to successfully break up another power or government, the conqueror must have access to strong political, military, and economic machines. In reality, it often refers to a strategy where small power groups are prevented from linking up and becoming more powerful, since it is difficult to break up existing power structures.

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Dr. Israr Ahmed-Waqeeya-e-Karbala ka tareekhi pasmanzar

January 14, 2010 at 9:32 pm (History, Islam) (, )

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Cults among the Muslims- MIRAAJ or MIRAGE.

January 12, 2010 at 12:40 pm (History, Islam, Pakistan) (, , , )

By Hesham Syed

A few facts about Yusuf Ali (Lahore) who claimed himself to be the continuity of Muhammed ( saw ) but was assassinated in Adwala jail in Rawalpindi Pakistan by one of Sipah Sahaba member imprisoned with him in the same jail in 2000.

[ Based on personal meeting and observations made by Hesham A Syed ]

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The United States of America, An American Tragedy

January 11, 2010 at 3:55 pm (Economics, Global Issues, History, Politics)

By Darryl Robert Schoon

Source: pakistanintellectuals.com

The 20th century will be remembered as the century when America became a world power. World Wars I and II would decimate the then great powers of the world, e.g. England, Germany, Russia, France, Japan, etc., leaving the US as the last nation standing-the world’s sole superpower.

At mid-century, in 1950 the US would be the world’s banker, its only creditor and repository of the greatest hoard of gold in history; but in only 20 years most of the gold would be gone, the remaining owed but never paid and the US would soon become the world’s largest debtor, a virtual deadbeat who could only pay its debts by borrowing more.

The 21st century would speed America’s decline. In the first decade, the US would launch an expensive war in Iraq then Afghanistan, further destabilizing its already heavily indebted balance sheet; and by 2009, China and Japan, its primary creditors, would significantly slow their purchases of US debt, forcing the US to begin borrowing from itself in order to continue spending what it did not have.

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AMERICANS MUST ASK; WHO IS BREEDING TERRORISM?

January 11, 2010 at 2:48 pm (Global Issues, History, Islam, Politics) (, , , , , , )

Source: Pakalert

The above-captioned article was written by John Pilger in the daily The Yumiuri Shimbun, of Japan, dated 30th August, 1998. He says “In recent years Muslims have been the greatest sufferers from state terrorism.” The excerpts of his above-mentioned article are as below.

“By knowingly killing innocent people, for political ends, President Clinton is a terrorist. By supporting his actions, the Prime Minister and the Defense Secretary, of Britain, are accomplices. The dictionary meaning of terrorism allows no other interpretation; the rest is willful obfuscation, or propaganda. What matters now is our informed reaction.

In 1986, there was an ‘evil’ Colonel Gaddafi, whose country President Reagan bombed from bases in Britain, killing mostly women and children, including Gaddafi’s 16- month-old daughter.

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Esoteric Agenda

January 10, 2010 at 4:56 pm (Economics, Education, Global Issues, Governance, History, Media, Politics) (, , , )

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Phase 3

January 10, 2010 at 3:54 pm (Economics, Global Issues, Governance, History, Islam, Media, Politics) (, , , , )

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The Holy Roman Empire Is Back!

January 6, 2010 at 10:58 pm (Global Issues, Governance, History, Politics) (, , , , , )

By Gerald Flurry

Source: thetrumpet.com

A foundational prophecy of your Bible has just been fulfilled. The perfect military storm is about to explode. Let the world beware!

The Holy Roman Empire became official January 1, 2010. On that date, the European Union implemented its diplomatic service and appointed other officials. That made the Holy Roman Empire official.

Now they have already begun to build their own military, which is destined to become a world-shaking superpower!

The EU constitution was signed in November 2009. It is far from being a democratic constitution. The EU is absolutely domineered by Germany—a nation that started World Wars i and ii!

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Celebrating New Year

December 30, 2009 at 2:59 am (History, Islam) ()

By Komal Hashmi

Man has advanced so far and yet knows so little. Many a times we donot realize that the customs we deem normal in our daily lives may have origins that are contradictory to our religious believes. Celebrating the solar new year is one of them.

A common man does not know the roots of the calendar we follow and the origin of the names of the days we happily teach our children and use in our daily lives. This is my humble attempt to educate others who like myself, were naïve to this reality.

Traditionally, the original Roman calendar consisted of 10 months, totaling 304 days, winter being considered a month less period. Around 713 BC, the semi-mythical successor of Romulus, King Numa Pompilius, is supposed to have added the months of January and February, allowing the calendar to equal a standard lunar year (355 days). Although March was originally the first month in the old Roman calendar, January became the first month of the calendar year either under Numa or under the Decemvirs about 450 BC (Roman writers differ).

Various Christian feast dates were used for the New Year in Europe during the Middle Ages, including March 25 and December 25. However, medieval calendars were still displayed in the Roman fashion of twelve columns from January to December. Beginning in the sixteenth century, European countries began officially making January 1 the start of the New Year once again — sometimes called Circumcision Style because this was the date of the Feast of the Circumcision, being the eighth day from December 25.

The names of the months are derived from names of pagan gods or goddesses or from names of paganistic rituals.

January is named after Janus (Ianuarius), the god of the doorway; the name has its beginnings in Roman mythology, coming from the Latin word for door (ianua) – January is the door to the year. 

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The Ongoing Deadly Threat

December 27, 2009 at 7:23 pm (History, Pakistan, Politics)

Brig (R) M. Shafi Khan

This paper covers the real and imminent threat to Pakistan’s survival. When the partition became imminent, Hindu leaders and Mountbatten advanced the date of transfer of power from June 1948 to August 1947 to impose a sudden/abrupt implementation of the partition leading to chaos: migration of 10 millions and death of 5 millions seekers of their own homeland. Pakistan was denied means to run the state. Mountbatten was refused the position of common Governor General by Quaid-i-Azam which embittered him further. Quaid-i-Azam had read his mind to scuttle the establishment of Pakistan and prove it unworkable and failure on ground hence his rejection of M.B’s offer. On 19 July 1947 Mountbatten, bitterly venomous, addressed Quaid-i-Azam:

M.B: “Do you realise what this will cost you?”
Jinnah: “It may cost me several crores of rupees in assets.”
M.B: “No, it may will cost you the whole of your assets and future of Pakistan.”

The evil eye followed Pakistan all the way.

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Retrospective Study of Muslim League – A Book Review

December 27, 2009 at 7:05 pm (History, Pakistan, Politics) ()

By Basharat Hussain Qizilbash

The Pakistan Historical Society is keeping the spirit of scholarship and enquiry alive by consistently producing thought provoking issues. This issue contains fourteen research papers by Pakistani and foreign scholars and constitutes the first part of the investigation into the role of the All India Muslim League in the creation of Pakistan.

Dr. Arshad Islam, an Associate Professor at the Department of History and Civilisation at the International Islamic University Malaysia, explores the role of Syed Ahmed Khan in Shifting Muslims focus to modern education under the British rule. The task turned out to be daunting. The challenge from the Muslim conservatives was most threatening. The propounder of the ‘Two Nation’ theory was dubbed as an atheist, a traitor, a ‘neicheri’ (believer in Nature, not God) and a British agent.

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Pakistan and Mountbatten Deceits

December 27, 2009 at 6:56 pm (History, Pakistan, Politics) ()

By Syed Mohammad Tahir

Pakistan and Israel are the only countries in the world based on religious ideology. Surprisingly and unfortunately Pakistan inherited a lot from its colonial roots. The following lines would make starling disclosures about the sordid role of Lord Mountbatten in giving three districts to Indian dominion having Muslim clear majority along with head works and a significant part of army and ammunition and thus gave massive lose to newly born state Pakistan combined with a touch of Kashmir problem.

Previously it was supposed that Lord Radcliffe – a commission assigned to mark boundaries between two states – the arbitrator did everything on his own, but fresh light has been thrown after careful investigation conducted by many researchers including by an Indian writer on Mountbatten’s intervention who altered the Radcliffe Award in India’s favour at eleventh hour.

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Zaid Hamid- The Truth About Partitition of Pakistan

December 21, 2009 at 1:30 pm (History, Pakistan, Politics) ()

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