Pakistan’s Political Scene and the Image of Country’s Judiciary

With the approach of the year 2013 the battle for protecting the country’s democratically elected leadership in Pakistan is also gaining heat. The country’s powerful judiciary, particularly the Supreme Court of Pakistan, appears to have literally taken to indicting the President of the country, Asif Ali Zardari. The recent disqualification of the country’s prime minister is a major move in this case.… [Read more]

Middle Eastern Currency: Peace or Occupation

On Tuesday, October 18, 2011 the entire Israeli public shouted at the top of their lungs: Hallelujah as Israel’s lone, kidnapped soldier crossed the border from the Gaza Strip after five years and four months (1940 days) in captivity.  He returned to the land of milk and honey (but no oil, unfortunately) and to his family.… [Read more]

London’s Struggle…and Similarities in the U.S.

It’s difficult to comment while sitting in another country and watching the city of my birth undergoing a police crackdown and clean-up which is the aftermath of recent events…but what is more difficult is trying to understand why things haven’t changed much.  At ALL.  When I was growing up I used to hear the adults around me say that people are people no matter where they are, their colour, nationality, etc.; they said that if people are placed in the same types of circumstances, and kept there without much hope for a change into better circumstances, they tend to react the same way.… [Read more]