Musharraf’s legacy and how the US should look back…

Pakistan’s President Musharraf has stepped down from office, finally falling victim to relentless pressure by Taliban fundamentalists and misguided opponents. With his departure, its time the US thinks long and hard about how it treats its allies. Earlier, I heard a report that Condoleezza Rice put down any suggestion that the US would be willing … More Musharraf’s legacy and how the US should look back…

A cultural crossroad

It can almost be called Al-Qaeda’s Tibet…China’s western Xinjiang Province, home to the ethnic Uighurs, a mainly Muslim minority in China. Chinese repression of the Uighur people has given extremist groups an opportunity to exploit this suffering, and turn it into a political tool. The East Turkestan Islamic Movement has carried out at least three … More A cultural crossroad