Monthly Archives: July 2010

The feminist cauldron

Ejaz Haider http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_25-4-2004_pg3_5 It looks like Peter Cottontail (‘Hippity Hoppity’; Daily Times, April 18) has stirred not one but two bees in two bonnets (oops, is that PC?). The decision to respond to the letters (‘EH down the (man)hole,’ by … Continue reading

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Hippity hoppity

Ejaz Haider http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_18-4-2004_pg3_5 The palladium of my youth during Gen Zia’s time was the Bunny, not the Easter kind but the one created by Hugh Heffner — may the Muse, or whatever it was that put the idea in his … Continue reading

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Cornered in Lahore

Ejaz Haider Posted online: Tuesday , Jan 19, 2010 at 0152 hrs http://www.indianexpress.com/news/cornered-in-lahore/569017/0 President Asif Ali Zardari arrived January 13 in Lahore on a week-long visit of Punjab. The Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, who had gone to Turkey, has … Continue reading

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A very long engagement

Ejaz Haider Posted online: Tue May 25 2010, 03:09 hrs  http://www.indianexpress.com/news/a-very-long-engagement/623208/0 The would-be Times Square bomber and US citizen Faisal Shahzad is said to have told his US interrogators that he went to North Waziristan and was trained by the … Continue reading

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In the beginning is the end

The Friday Times July 9-15, 2010 – Vol. XXII, No. 21 Ejaz Haider Regardless of the manner and phases of American troop withdrawal, the surge itself, ironically, denotes the end, though it will likely get bloodier before the bugler plays … Continue reading

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A battle with no fronts

Ejaz Haider Posted online: Fri Jul 09 2010, 04:10 hrs  http://www.indianexpress.com/news/a-battle-with-no-fronts/644229/0 Here’s what the relatively easy war looks like. Enemy lines are defined; there is a front and a rear; the enemy wears uniform. He is the “other”. You fight; … Continue reading

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The general behind the throne

Ejaz Haider Posted online: Wed Jul 28 2010, 00:01 hrs http://www.indianexpress.com/news/the-general-behind-the-throne/652547/0 There are two ways of approaching the full-term extension granted to General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani by the current Pakistan Peoples Party government — the ideal, which may also be … Continue reading

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