The people of this country laugh at everything only so that they do not weep. They use laughter as a fence against the handiwork of their leaders and the evils of life. It is said that comedy is tragedy that happens to other people. Here it is happening to us, so it is not funny.Read More
About the Author
Zafar Hilaly is a former Pakistan ambassador to Rome and one of the most respected analysts in Pakistan. / Azhar Masood received his Masters in International Relations from the University of Karachi in 1971. During the 1980's, he reported on the Afghan war for Arab News and other news organizations. Throughout the 90's, he covered numerous conflicts and events relating to international affairs, including the war in Bosnia. He covered both the U.S. wars on Afghanistan and Iraq from within the countries and his services have been hired by the New York Times, Newsweek, and CNN, BBC, Fox News, and al-Jazeera, among others. He is currently based in Islamabad and is in charge of special tasks and assignments for PTV.
Pakistan too does not want a US withdrawal, but neither do we want a US surge because that will drive the insurgents into Pakistan.Read More