Pakistan










In the future, America’s textbooks will debate his presidential performance, while around the world he is immortalized as a famed mascot for sexual stimulants. Raw Story reports: Despite unpopularity there for his…






What do people in Pakistan know that the rest of the world doesn’t? Every Pakistani man, woman and child is a paranoid nutcase, according to the picture painted by a recent New…






Alternet supremo Don Hazen reports on activist filmmaker extraordinaire Robert Greenwald’s latest campaign, at Salon: Robert Greenwald, head of the progressive internet video and  documentary film company, Brave New Films, recently traveled to Pakistan,…


Dance songs reflecting the new reality. The Guardian provides context:

In the long history of love songs the attention of a beautiful woman has been compared to many things – but perhaps only in Pakistan’s tribal belt would it be likened to the deadly missile strike of a remotely controlled US drone. [It’s] a sign of how the routine hunting down and killing of militants by unmanned CIA planes has leached into the popular imagination.

The repeated chorus: “My gaze is as fatal as a drone attack”. The hit for singer Sitara Younis follows her success last year with another love ballad, which warns a besotted man to keep his distance: “Don’t chase me, I’m an illusion, a suicide bomb.”

Maas Khan Wesal, a Pashtu music veteran who wrote the accompanying music, said the song had proved popular because it reflected the lives of Pashtu speakers on both sides of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.


Longtime disinformation collaborator Robert Greenwald has a new project in the works and he’s asking for your help:

When we started our Rethink Afghanistan work over three years ago, we were a very small minority who believed the war and escalation of troops were a profound misuse of lives and money. The investigative videos, actions, and a full length film created with your help changed that…


On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks about Obama the ‘Drone King’s’ kill list which one official has called a macabre “baseball card” set of “terrorists” and a discusses the dangers of Obama’s drone wars. Abby then interviews former CNN Investigative Reporter, Amber Lyon, about CNN’s corrupt media empire, calling into question a media establishment where censorship can be bought.


Read and think what it would be like to live in fear of drone strikes in your city. It could happen here. Jennifer Gibson describes the terror hovering over Pakistan in the…


Ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern writes at MichaelMoore.com: Several friends of mine are among the 35 American activists assembling in Pakistan in recent days in an effort to seek ground truth on the…