The importance of APC
Writing in Jang, Ayaz Amir says it was foolish of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk to not convene an All Parties Conference before challenging the allies. Lenin was also foolish for not holding an APC before raising the slogan of revolution. Churchill was also stupid. He did not hold an APC before going to war.
Security experts on every street corner
Yasir Pirzada says in Jang that Pakistan is self-sufficient in security experts, who are found on every street corner. A majority of them is retired soldiers who work as property dealers in the day, and appear on talk shows after 7pm.
Money, status, protocol and politics
According to Hassan Nisar writing in Jang, if we take money, status and protocol out of politics, no one would like to become even a councilor.
Rehman Malik has a competitor
Nawa-e-Waqt writes in its famous column Sare Rahe that Aitzaz Ahsan has broken Rehman Malik’s monopoly on reciting Surah Ikhlas wrong.
A platform to criticize Gen Kayani
According to daily Ummat, private TV channels are maligning army chief Gen Ashfaq Kayani by holding debates about his service extension. They are providing analysts a platform to criticize him.
Gen Kayani’s future
Writing in Dunya, Haroon Rashid advises Gen Ashfaq Kayani to either write his memoirs or become a lecturer in the US after his retirement. That is the best future he can have.
Send Hamid Gul to UN
Nusrat Javeed says in Express that Pakistan should urge former ISI chief Gen Hamid Gul to fight its case in the United Nations and prove that 9/11 was a conspiracy against Islam, and that the US should stop drone attacks. Gul will agree in the wider interest of the Muslim Ummah.
According to Izharul Haq (Dunya), the Pakistani civil society is neither civil nor a society. It must learn that Pakistan is a paradise for murderers who will keep murdering Shahzebs and continue to make victory signs after receiving death sentences from courts.
The blessed general
Writing in Dunya, Haroon Rashid says people are jealous of Gen Ashfaq Kayani because he is a blessed general. They abuse him in talk shows, but God is showering more blessings on him. He should not be upset.
Mullah Omar is like an angel
Quoted in daily Islam, Maulana Samiul Haq says Taliban chief Mullah Omar is like an angel (farishta-sift). I am proud of him.
Taliban are not selling Haleem
According to Ayaz Amir (Jang) Pakistani policymakers think that the Taliban are here to make and sell Haleem. This lenient view has encouraged the Taliban to kill a major general.
It’s a free country
Yasir Pirzada says in Jang that there is no country like Pakistan. It is a free country. You are free to kill or rape people and nobody will stop or punish you. But you must be the son of an influential rich man.