Dr. A Q Khan
Mohsin e Pakistan

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Sweet talk – Sour lemons

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June 24th, 2009

Random thoughts
By A Q Khan

There was a lot of publicity and great expectations about President Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia and Egypt. While not much was expected in terms of public engagements, all attention was focussed on his visit to Egypt and his address to students and faculty at the famous Al-Azhar University in Cairo. I heard that speech live and, as was to be expected, it was more rhetoric than substance.

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Sweet talk – Sour lemons

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June 24th, 2009

Random thoughts
By Dr A Q Khan

In continuation of last week’s article on the same topic, the first unfortunate episode I would like to mention here is a decision made by Field Marshal Ayub Khan. Right from the time he was made commander-in-chief of the Army, he was reported to have been conspiring to usurp government powers. Lord Cockcroft, head of the British Atomic Energy Commission and father of Britain’s nuclear weapons programme, mentions in his autobiography that once, while passing through Karachi in the early fifties on his way to Australia, he met Ayub Khan at a state banquet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sweet talk – Sour lemons

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June 24th, 2009

Random thoughts
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The Sri Lankan army has wound up the bloody separatist movement of the Tamil Tigers. A country that was once known as a tourists’ paradise was turned into a terrorists’ den. Surprising (and hypocritical) reactions have come from some Western countries, which suddenly became “worried” about the humanitarian aspects of the war. The very governments that had allowed the Tamils to openly collect funds in their respective countries in support of the insurgency now suddenly profess that they require protection. If that is so, why not a word about the Kashmiris? Read the rest of this entry »

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