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January 2015 Blog Posts (9)

High Tech Warfare in South Asia

How is increasing use of technology transforming modern warfare?

What will be the impact of widespread deployment of cyberweapons like Stuxnet worm used by the United Sates to cause extensively physical destruction of Iran's nuclear centrifuges? Will such weapons be used to destroy critical infrastructure of telecommunications, water and power and the economy of the enemy?

Will the boots… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on January 26, 2015 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Impact of Industrial Revolution on People of South Asia

The Industrial Revolution marked the beginning of a major shift in economic, military and political power from East to West.

  A …


Added by Riaz Haq on January 24, 2015 at 9:57am — 5 Comments

Pakistan's Fast Growing FMCG Sector Excluded From Official GDP Report

"In terms of LSM growth, a number of sectors that are showing strong performance; (for example, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector; plastic products; buses and trucks; and even textiles), are either under reported, or not even covered. The omission of such important sectors from official data coverage, probably explains the apparent disconnect between overall economic activity in the…


Added by Riaz Haq on January 21, 2015 at 9:30am — 18 Comments

Kerry Confronts Modi: Shares Hard Evidence of India's Support of Terror in Pakistan

US Secretary of State John Kerry did not openly acknowledge it in pubic but he took Modi to the woodshed with "hard evidence" of India's continuing support of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and its chief Mullah Fazlullah currently sheltered in Afghanistan.  The US has since put Mullah Fazlullah on its… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on January 15, 2015 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

3G, 4G Roll-out and Data Service Growth in Pakistan

Mobile service operators enjoyed 24% jump in data revenue in fiscal year 2013-14 ended in June. Meanwhile, Pakistanis signed up for 3G and 4G mobile broadband services at a rate of one million per month over the last five months.…


Added by Riaz Haq on January 13, 2015 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments

People do not fail, processes do!

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Added by Syed Shaheer Javaid on January 11, 2015 at 5:54am — No Comments

Why I am Ahmed, not Charlie?

Ahmed Merabet was a French Muslim police officer who died defending the people at Charlie Hebdo who mocked his prophet and his religion.  He was a real hero. He stood for the rule-of-law and against vigilante justice imposed by the terrorists who attacked and killed a… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on January 10, 2015 at 10:00pm — 15 Comments

"Jihadi" Seeks "Bhagwan's Forgiveness" in Mumbai Attack "Confession Video"

I recently had the opportunity to view the "confession video" of a man alleged to  be Ajmal Kassab. Kassab was reported to be a young Pakistani from Southern Punjab and the lone survivor of Mumbai terrorist attacks on November 26, 2008. These videos are said to have been… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on January 6, 2015 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Looking Back at Year 2014 in Pakistan

I wish all my readers a very happy new year!

Pakistan's year 2014 saw major anti-terror actions by the military against the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) in their safe haven of North Waziristan and elsewhere in the country. The year-end massacre of children at a Peshawar school… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on January 1, 2015 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

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