Taliban warn the army
Reported in Jang, the Taliban warn the army that if it carried a military operation in North Waziristan, they will respond with terrorist attacks in Islamabad and other cities.
Who is beheading our soldiers?
Talat Hussain says in Express that the government is a group of jokers. They are telling us that talks with the Taliban are moving in the right direction. Can they tell us who is beheading our soldiers?
We hate India, but love Kareena Kapoor
Daily Dunya says in its editorial that we are told India is our number one enemy, but we buy our shampoo on Kareena Kapoor’s advice.
Terror without religion
Abdullah Tariq Sohail writes in Nai Baat that the law-enforcement operation in Karachi has been limited to religious terrorists. Target killers and extortionists are non-religious, therefore the term terrorism doesn’t apply to them. They have been exempted.
India has beheaded Pakistan
Writing in Jang, Ansar Abbasi condemns Information Minister Pervez Rashid’s statement that even India does not behead Pakistani soldiers but Taliban do. He says India has cut Pakistan’s jugular vein Kashmir.
The government’s real plan
Maulana Fazlur Rehman tells Ausaf that the government’s real plan is to launch a military operation against the Taliban. Irfan Siddiqui and Rahimullah Yousafzai have been used by the government.
Islamic Ideology Council members are corrupt
Quoted in Ausaf, Shia leader Allama Amin Shaheedi says the Council of Islamic Ideology is a powerless institution. Its members are corrupt. The council’s membership is offered as a political bribe.
Maulana Abdul Aziz is imprudent
Khalid Naveed Bhatti writes in Ausaf that Maulana Abdul Aziz is impatient. He did not demonstrate the maturity that was expected of him and sabotaged the talks with the Taliban. It is good that the Taliban have discarded him.
Pakistan will disintegrate US and NATO
Hafiz Saeed, chief of Jamatud Dawa, tells Islam that true mujahedeen and true Taliban are friends of Pakistan. Historians will write that in their books. They will also write that Pakistan played a key role in the disintegration of the US and NATO.
Jamshed Dasti teaches electricity theft
Member of Parliament Jamshed Dasti tells Ausaf that he is teaching the poor people of his constituency how to steal electricity. A unit of electricity costs them Rs 22, therefore they have a right to steal electricity.
Terrorists are not like cholesterol
Afrasiab Khattak tells Mashriq that there is no distinction of good or bad among the Taliban. They are terrorists, not cholesterol.
Taliban have changed their hideouts
Reported in Islam, Maulana Abdul Aziz says a military operation in North Waziristan will be futile because the Taliban have changed their hideouts. The issue can only be resolved through talks.