Pakistan

Pakistan

1 March 2004 Blowing Up Pakistan By Gwynne Dyer “We’re going to get our troops inside Pakistan in return for not forcing Musharraf to deal with Khan,” said a former senior US intelligence official quoted in Seymour Hersh’s article on US-Pakistan relations in the most recent issue of ‘New Yorker’ magazine. It’s a perfectly balanced …

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Two Years On: The Score

OOPS! I LEFT THE LAST TERRORIST ATTACK IN JAKARTA OUT. PLEASE USE THE REVISED VERSION BELOW 7 September 2003 Two Years On: The Score By Gwynne Dyer Two years on, September 11th is still a raw anniversary for most Americans, who cannot forget the terrible scenes in lower Manhattan as three thousand of their fellow-citizens …

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Muslim Stereotypes

17 August 2003 All The News That Fits The Stereotype By Gwynne Dyer Sitting in Cairo in a flat borrowed from a friend. Turn on the TV and catch the news on BBC World: six stories in fifteen minutes. Iraqi guerillas blow up a couple of pipelines. European hostages released by Muslim guerillas in Mali. …

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The Question of Pakistan

16 February 2003 The Question of Pakistan By Gwynne Dyer When the National Security Council does the worst-case analysis in a US attack on Iraq, what do its members tell themselves about Pakistan? You know, the world’s second-biggest Muslim country, the one with the nuclear weapons. Do they ever worry that the backlash elsewhere against …

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Kashmir

22 September 2002 Kashmir Is Still Ticking By Gwynne Dyer “The Pakistani uranium enrichment facilities, as far as we know, are working three shifts around the clock,” said Zia Mian, a Pakistani physicist at Princeton University, in late May. So far as we know, they still are. The threat of a war over Kashmir is …

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