24 November, 2020

A Decennary Of Misery

Coerced into Bush’s ‘coalition of the willing’ post-9/11, Pakistan has been on a slow boil since

A Decennary Of Misery

Casualties Of The War

  • Benazir Bhutto: The ex-PM was killed on December 27, 2007, when leaving the Liaqat National Bagh, Rawalpindi, following a rally.
  • Akbar Bugti: The head of the Bugti tribe in Balochistan, he was killed in a security operation on August 26, 2006.
  • Salman Taseer: The governor of Punjab, he died on January 4, 2011, when a member of his own security detail pumped 26 bullets into him.
  • Shahbaz Bhatti: Federal minister of minorities, he was assassinated on March 1, 2011. Like Taseer, had been critical of the blasphemy law.
  • Daniel Pearl: The American journalist was kidnapped and beheaded in February 2002.


The horrific images of September 11, 2001, will always stay frozen in memory—planes ramming into the World Trade Center (WTC) towers, flaming columns leaping into the sky and a thick fog of smoke...



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