BUT DON’T you think we are getting over-excited about the PPP (Pakistan People’s Party) government and the Parliament completing its tenure?” It is almost as if every journalist who calls to seek comments on the state of democracy in Pakistan wants you to be sceptical.
SO, WHAT do you think of Musharraf’s return to Pakistan?” I wanted to confirm it with a US diplomat; a country considered one of the three ‘A’s that run Pakistan — Army, America and Allah. “Oh, we turn down the volume when he speaks.”
ANOTHER 80 Hazara-Shias were killed in Quetta in a suicide attack on 17 February. This is not the first or the last attack against the Hazara-Shia community in Balochistan or Shias in general. It was just a few weeks ago that Hazaras had finished burying 95 bodies after a suicide attack.