Archivo de la etiqueta: Pakistán

septiembre 29

Pakistan Extends Olive Branch to India

Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly on Friday Sept. 27, 2013 at U.N. headquarters. Andrew Burton, Pool – AP Photo Pakistan Extends Olive Branch to India By Saeed Shah, The Wall Street Journal, September 27, 2013 NEW YORK—Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif used a speech at the United Nations on […]

septiembre 28

Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions wins Turkish missile deal

China HQ-9 (or export version FD-2000) anti-aircraft missile system Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions wins Turkish missile deal By Ece Toksabay (Istanbul), Reuters, Sep 27, 2013 (Reuters) – NATO member Turkey has chosen a Chinese defense firm hit by U.S. sanctions to co-produce a $4 billion long-range air and missile defense system, rejecting rival bids from Russian, […]

septiembre 23

Atentado en Peshawar

Los atentados de Peshawar se unen a la oleada de los acaecidos en estos días de septiembre, protagonizados por radicales islamistas. Fotografia: AP, Mohammad Sajjad Letal ataque con bombas a iglesia católica en Peshawar, Pakistán Islamabad, 22 sep (Prensa Latina) Un doble ataque suicida con bombas a una iglesia católica de la noroccidental ciudad pakistaní de […]

Siria: implicaciones de una guerra ya ideológica

Milicianos de la Yihad Islámica Palestina (Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami al-Filastini). Organización surgida en la franja de Gaza, en la actualidad tiene hombres destacados en Líbano y Siria, entre otros países.  El islamismo radical se ha convertido en una ideología de alcance global, pero la  explicación genérica sobre el choque de civilizaciones ha perdido validez. Actualmente, son […]

¿Puede China redibujar el mundo?

Noviembre 2012: Policías chinos despliegan una bandera gigante del Partido Comunista de China, antes de acudir a la ceremonia de juramento previa al XVIII Congreso Nacional del Partido Comunista de China, en una base militar en Hangzhou (Reuters) ¿Puede China redibujar el mundo? Xulio Ríos, Rebelión, 11 de septiembre, 2012 En realidad, lo viene haciendo […]

Comportamientos religiosos y sectarismo en el islam en Pakistán (y 2)

Comportamientos religiosos y sectarismo en el islam en Pakistán. Estudio multidisciplinar del sectarismo en origen y en la diáspora pakistaní en España por Ana Ballesteros Peiró (segunda parte) La mayoría de los pakistaníes han coincidido en explicar que el sectarismo es un problema grave y un problema muy delicado. Por otra parte, como algunos entrevistados […]

Comportamientos religiosos y sectarismo en el islam en Pakistán (1)

El pasado 27 de junio, Ana Ballesteros Peiró leyó su tesis de doctorado en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Departamento de Estudios Árabes e Islámicos y Estudios Orientales. La investigación fue dirigida por los profesores Bernabé López García y María Jesús Martín López. Publicamos aquí un resumen del contenido y conclusiones de este trabajo, redactado por la […]

Secret Syria War Plan To Balkanize Syria And Turkey

US – Russian Relations deteriorating as Kuwaiti Whistle Blower Discloses Secret Syria War-Plan Excerpt from the original article published by nsnbc ìnternational last March 12, 2013 (…) Faisal al-Hamad has, according to the German, independent media Die Evidenz, stated, that a separate and secret agreement had been signed at the sidelines of the Friends of […]

Kabul Dreams

Suleman Qardash of rock band Kabul Dreams, plays at the ruins of a building in Kabul. Photograph: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images – Read more in: “The only rockers in Afghanistan – but Kabul Dreams take wistful approach -Afghan rock band eschew belting out Metallica covers in favour of poignant, Britpop-influenced escapism, finds Rosie Swash” Rock and […]

Gay Porn Strangely Popular In Pakistan, Nigeria: Report

Islamic students of Islami Jamiat Tulba (IJT), the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Pakistan’s largest Islamic party, demonstrate as they denounce a gay rights event hosted last month by the United States embassy, in Lahore on July 4, 2011. Demonstrators called the meeting ‘an assault on Pakistan’s Islamic culture’ while similar demonstrations were held in […]

The US In Central Asia: Still An Important Balancer?

The US In Central Asia: Still An Important Balancer? By Azad Garibov, JTW-USAK, May 28, 2013 For more than a decade after the 9/11 attacks, the war in Afghanistan has been the point of reference for U.S. policy toward Central Asia. American military bases in the region and the region’s role in facilitating the supply […]

Asian Nations Are Not Popular Worldwide: BBC Poll

LF Cartoons, by Luke Farookhi, 07/04/2013 Asian Nations Are Not Popular Worldwide: BBC Poll By Zachary Keck, The Diplomat, May 29, 2013 Asia is not very popular around the world and the popularity of many countries in the region is trending downward, according to an annual poll by the BBC. The 2013 edition of the BBC World Service’s Country Ratings […]

China ofrece a India un “apretón de manos a través del Himalaya”

El pirmer ministro chino, Li Keqiang, estrecha la mano de su homólogo indio, Manmohan Singh China ofrece a India un “apretón de manos a través del Himalaya” lainformacion.com, 20/05/13 NUEVA DELHI (Reuters) – India y China estudiarán nuevos modos de reducir la tensión en su frontera, sobre la que mantienen desacuerdos, después de un enfrentamiento militar […]

mayo 11

Pakistan Elections: More Continuity Than Change

Supporters during an election campaign rally on May 06, 2013 in Multan, Pakistan. Read more in: “In Pakistan, more election violence”, by Nasir Habib, CNN Pakistan Elections: More Continuity Than Change Scott Or, RAND Corporation, May 8, 2013 This weekend’s elections in Pakistan are more likely to yield continuity than change, an outcome that could offer […]

Rafael Poch: entre Pekín y Berlín

Portada del libro de Rafael Poch: La actualidad de China. Un mundo en crisis, una sociedad en gestación, Ed. Crítica, Barcelona 2009 Rafael Poch: “China, aunque suene fuerte, es de los países mejor gobernados del mundo” Publicado por Álvaro Corazón Rural / Jot Down, 24 de abril, 2013 La información internacional sufre dos grandes males. El más […]

CIA and MI6 ghost money may fuel Afghan corruption

The Ouellette Gazette, November 6, 2009: “C.I.A./Ahmed Karzai Relationship” CIA and MI6 ghost money may fuel Afghan corruption, say diplomats Failure of peace initiatives raises questions over whether British eagerness for political settlement may have been exploited Julian Borger, diplomatic editor / guardian.co.uk, Monday 29 April 2013 The CIA and MI6 have regularly given large cash payments to Hamid Karzai‘s office with the […]

What’s behind the conflict on the Korean Peninsula?

South Korean soldiers stand guard in fog at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea (AFP Photo / Jung Yeon-Je) What’s behind the conflict on the Korean Peninsula? Alexei Fenenko, Valdai, April 19, 2013 This spring has been marked by an unprecedented escalation of tensions on the Korean […]

Boston Marathon Attack: The Taliban: We Didn’t Do It

Agha Jan Motasim: “A Moderate Defies the Taliban” The Taliban: We Didn’t Do It by Sami Yousafzai, Ron Moreau, The Daily Beast,  Apr 17, 2013 The Afghan insurgents has been warning Al Qaeda against attacking the West, and now fear the Boston bombings will hurt their cause. Sami Yousafzai and Ron Moreau exclusively talk to the group’s leaders. […]

Expect the Unexpected? Pakistan’s Electoral Wild Cards

Expect the Unexpected? Pakistan’s Electoral Wild Cards  By Arif Rafiq, The Diplomat, April 12, 2013 Pakistan is a society in flux. It would be a mistake not to consider possibilities in which new factors produce alternative electoral outcomes. If Pakistan’s elections in May were to be consistent with precedent, the center-right Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) […]

Circassia: Struggling To Return Home

Circassians venerate Day of Commemoration, june 2011. Below is an article published by OnIslam Circassia: Struggling To Return Home The conflict in Syria has shown to have a large impact on Circassians and their renewed claims to return to their homeland The increasing flow of Syrian refugees once again sharpened the Russia so-called “Circassian problem.” This issue […]