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August 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Pakistan Should Divide and Defeat the Taliban

Talks offer by Prime Minister Sharif has caused a significant rift in the  Pakistani Taliban leadership.  While Punjabi Taliban's leader Asmatullah Muawiya has welcomed the offer, leaders of the Pashtun Taliban have rejected it. The split has become more serious with the Pashtun Taliban's decision to remove Muawiya from his position as the leader of the Punjabi Taliban.…





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Added by Riaz Haq on August 29, 2013 at 5:55pm — 7 Comments

Falling Confidence Hits India Hard

Plummeting Indian rupee is the most obvious symptom of the world losing confidence in India. The crisis of confidence is so great that Jim O'Neill, former Goldman Sachs executive whose BRIC acronym made India an attractive investor destination in 2001,  has recently said that “if I were to change it, I would just leave the "C"" in BRIC.…



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Added by Riaz Haq on August 25, 2013 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Harvard Genetics Research Debunks Hindu Nationalist Myth of Racial Purity



"To keep up the purity of the Race and its culture, Germany shocked the world by her purging the country of the Semitic races -- the Jews. Race pride at its highest has been manifested here. Germany has also shown how well-nigh impossible it is for races and cultures, having differences going to the root, to be…
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Added by Riaz Haq on August 21, 2013 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

Why Only 10 Nobel Prizes Won By 1.5 Billion Muslims To Date?

Are today's Muslims fratricidal low-achievers? Are Muslims unique in their lack of achievement and propensity for fratricidal violence? Are there other religious and racial groups which share these traits with Muslims?



It has become fashionable among Muslims and non-Muslims alike to bash followers of the Islamic faith for their lack of achievement and propensity for fratricidal violence. Some criticize Muslims for having won only 10 Nobel prizes since the prize was launched in…

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Added by Riaz Haq on August 16, 2013 at 9:16pm — 4 Comments

Aamer Liaquat Husain's TV Show Combines Showbiz, Religion and Commerce in Ramadan



"At Christmas there's Santa Claus to give everyone gifts, it's important for Christians. For us Ramadan is a really special time so it's really important to make people happy and reward them." Aamer Liaquat Husain, Popular Televangelist and Show Host of Pakistan's…
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Added by Riaz Haq on August 5, 2013 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Imran Khan: "Im the Dim" or "Taliban Khan"?

"Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?" asked Joseph N. Welch in responding to the accusatory US Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1950s as part of the Army–McCarthy hearings.…



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Added by Riaz Haq on August 4, 2013 at 8:38am — 4 Comments

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    Asad Umar's Exit: Causes and Effects on Pakistan Economy

    Who removed Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar and why? What was expected of him? Did he fail to deliver it? What are the qualifications of Dr. Hafeez Shaikh who has been picked to replace Asad Umar? Is he better suited to deliver a deal with IMF and other international financial institutions?…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on April 22, 2019 at 8:00pm

    OPEN Forum 2019: Pakistani Entrepreneurs Summit in Silicon Valley

    OPEN Forum 2019 drew hundreds of Pakistanis and Pakistani-Americans to Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley on Saturday April 20, 2019.  This year's conference featured a keynote by Karachi-born Mudassir Sheikha, co-founder of …

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on April 21, 2019 at 9:00am

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