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Pakistan Army’s Successful Operation in FATA Video & War against Terrorism & Rehabilitation of FATA By Sajjad Shaukat








War against Terrorism & Rehabilitation of FATA

                                                                By Sajjad Shaukat


On June 10, this year, while showing the progress of the military operation Zarb-e-Azb, Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Raheel Sharif said, “Terrorists have been cleared from their strongholds in North Waziristan Agency and Khyber Agency, and fight now is moving into last few pockets close to Afghan border.” He laid emphasis on “continuation of the operations till elimination of the last expected and probable terrorists groups and sanctuaries.”









Since June 15, 2014, the jets of Pakistan Air Force have bombed militants’ hideouts in North Waziristan Agency, and killed thousands of insurgents including foreign militants, while Pakistan Army has killed several terrorists through ground offensive and many of them surrendered before the Army. Thus, these forces destroyed their strongholds, demolishing tunnels and factories producing IED (Explosives), while drying the sources of their funds and sinking their public support. Pakistan’s Armed Forces have broken the backbone of the militants and their network.


However, the operation Zarb-e-Azb in tribal areas is nearing its completion, witnessing huge successes of Pakistan Army which has offered commendable sacrifices and cleared the area off terrorists.


Except some occasional blow, the faces of tribal people are gleaming with resolve, determination and commitment to weed out terrorists from their homeland.









Undoubtedly, the ferocious fighting by the sons of soil to liberate people of families of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) from the terrorists, resulted in one of the biggest internal displacement in the history of Pakistan. It has caused huge socio-politico-economic and security implications for the brave people of tribal areas. These people faced the hardships of displacement, and their plight was aired by various media segments. Opinion makers felt the pain and strived to sensitize the government and public regarding their socio-economic responsibilities to look after their basic human needs.







Since the military operations of 2008, there has been frequent dislocation of populations from seven agencies of FATA. Some persons were fleeing due to the threats and attacks by the terrorists, but most of them left the areas for their own safety, prior to military operations to free FATA and Pakistan from the militants. They made their temporary homes in camps, made for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), with host families, or in hired accommodation in places like Tank, DI Khan, Bannu and Peshawar. Many of them have since long returned home following stabilization of their areas, but residual caseloads remained in 2014, and the number increased. The latest wave of dislocation from North Waziristan Agency brought the total FATA-displaced-population up to around 2 million people. This is a massive dislocation of persons for any country to handle. Assisting them during displacement has required substantial funding and initiatives to ensure their shelter and other needs, which have been fulfilled.


As stability and peace is restored in FATA, Pakistan Army is working with the government and other stakeholders to facilitate the return of the IDPs, and the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the affected regions. Gen. Raheel Sharif has repeatedly stated that the top priority is the early and dignified return of the IDPs, and he has instructed all concerned officials to prepare for their phased return.


In this regard, the Pakistan Government has issued directions to the related ministries and departments to finalize the plans regarding funds, the returns of the IDPs, reconstruction and rehabilitation of FATA.


While, it is not enough for the rehabilitation of the massive populations of the tribal areas, which require huge funds, as now, it is the turn of the tribal people to celebrate their return to their areas. But, destroyed villages, shattered houses and ruined markets can not be welcoming sites. Where they will dwell and from where they will draw the livelihood for their families? Who is responsible for their rehabilitation? Have any efforts been made to raise funds? These are some of the questions haunting the minds of everyone. Time is ticking fast; Government of Pakistan, people and international community have to rise to the challenge before it is too late. It is every ones responsibility to contribute towards their quickest possible rehabilitation, so that they consider themselves part of the society. Any negligence at this stage would not only generate despondency among the tribal people of FATA, but would leave space for the militancy to re-surface.


Although, Pak Army has ever conducted a large-scale reconstruction and rehabilitation programme in FATA, yet it is not easy to resettle 2 million people. It requires detailed and insightful planning, political will, extensive and complex coordination and logistics, and substantial funding to support the initiatives to help families rebuild their homes, restock their livestock, plant crops, restart their livelihoods and to mend the fragile economy of this extremely disadvantaged region.


War against terrorism will remain incomplete, unless all segments of society and politicians try to win the hearts and minds of the tribal people by keeping in minds various requirements and steps which are essential for the rehabilitation of FATA.


Firstly, the vision of a peaceful, prosperous and developed FATA is necessary to foil future plans of the terrorists.


Secondly, whole nation, particularly the political leadership should come forward to provide financial resources for rehabilitation.


Thirdly, education for everyone and grass root level involvement of the people in socio-political activities may be ensured/planned.


Fourthly, efforts at all levels may be undertaken to re-construct physical structures, maintain law and order, activate economy and inculcate cohesion to ensure sustainable rehabilitation of people of FATA.


Fifthly, instead of portraying negative aspects of rehabilitation, media should come forward to arrange shows for fund-raising and proposing viable solutions for the issues prevailing in FATA.

Nevertheless, rehabilitation of FATA is still a bigger challenge. Therefore, just like the unity, shown by the whole nation during war against terrorism by supporting the Zarb-e-Azb, needs to display the same unity through practical assistance in rehabilitation of the tribal areas. Let us celebrate the forthcoming 14th August 2015 with national commitment to endeavour for rehabilitation of FATA people. 


Sajjad Shaukat writes on international affairs and is author of the book: US vs Islamic Militants, Invisible Balance of Power: Dangerous Shift in International Relations


Email: [email protected]


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CIA agent GEO TV & Hamid Mir exposed with comprehensiveproofs! 

Rehman Malik meets Hamid Mir! Who is protecting whom? Who isscratching whose back? Who is loyal and who is not? Over the years, Mr. HamidMir has been associating with various unsavory characters. Mr. Mir has nevercome clean on his own links with David Hasinsky (Principle architect of GEO-TVand VOA, Ex US-Navy “Officer” and AJC member), Casper Weinberger (HonoraryKnight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (‘GBE’) in 198), Al-Qaedaor the ISI or the Army. Geo has strategic links with SkyTV of the UK, CNN,IBN-CNN in India and the Voice of America (VOA). See article on VOA Geoalliance in Pakistan. http://www.usembassy.gov/pakistan/h05111301.html .Its aquarrel among thieves. Former friends have now become enemies! Lets just keepit at that–and lets not blow it out of proportion. Mr. Mir is riding the whitesteed now and is of course playing the game of being more sanctimonious thanthou.

Mr. Rehman Malik is a Zardari loyalist and is responsiblefor him getting into power. Mr. Rehman Malik’s role in the murder of Ms.Benazir Bhutto is yet to be investigated and Geo has done nothing toinvestigate either Shehanshah or Mr. Malik.

Mr. Hamid, despite his recent pretensions was a product ofthe establishment and a product of the ISI and Pakistani Army. As a journalisthe had deep links with the underworld, and was rewarded by allowing him tointerview Osama Bin Laden. In his recent role, he has been very critical of theArmy, the ISI, and the Talibs. At the height of the Bombay crisis, Mr. Mirchallenged the government’s story and tried to show that the Indians were rightand the Pakistanis were wrong. He made a lot of enemies that day.

Why was the notorious David Hazinski (more about thisscoundrel in this article and the one we wrote in 2008) doing at the Geos HQ?At GEO-TV’s main broadcast center in Karachi, Hazinski built a newsroom around24 Mac G4s running Final Cut Pro. News footage is captured with 40 Sony PD150sand 15 PD100s. NewTek Video Toaster 2 systems are used at bureaus in Islamabadand Lahore to switch between the main broadcast center. In addition todesigning a systems approach for GEO-TV, Hazinski helped teach the station’sstaff how to use the equipment and how to produce television news.

Hazinsky is a “US Navy Petty Officer with contacts with theState Department and the American Jewish Committee (AJC).” What are Hazinski’slinks with the VOA? See this

According to (http://www.intelligentmc.com/people.html)“Most recently, he re-designed the central International Broadcast Center forthe Voice of America in Washington and is consulting on new network launchesfor the VOA”. Lets see what else is going on at Geo.

Mr. Mir like the CIA and the US was very pro-Talib, and verypro-Army during the first Afghan Jihad. During the 2nd one, Mr. Mir regularlycriticizes the Pakistan Army and the ISI–similar to the tact taken by the USand the American intelligence agencies. Mir had his reasons for doing that! Mr.Mir challenged the world on exposing him. We just did, and also have writtenextensively on the origins of Geo and the usual suspects were involved in itsbirth, growth, evolution, and monopolization of the Pakistani media. Simplyput, Geo will safeguard its commercial interests and not the interests ofPakistan which it has sworn to uphold. That article was published on this siteseveral years ago when Geo was just starting out–and it wasn’t pretty.


Excerpts from that article are reproduced at the bottom ofthis article.

English: Hamid Mir with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Will Hamid Mir explain his and Geo’s connection of Hazinski?(See details in other article or bottom of this article)


Why did Geo hire a known Neocon for help in content?

Hazinski owns Intelligent Media Consultants, LLC, a company responsible for training the staffs and helping to launch eight television networks around the world, mostly on the sub-continent. These include Aaj Tak and CNN-IBN in India and GEO TV in Pakistan. He has also consulted for broadcasters and publishers such as the Voice of America, Gramedia in Indonesia, and Alsumaria in Beirut and Baghdad. While on the faculty, Hazinski spent two years as writer, co-host and technology advisor of the internationally syndicated World Business Review with Caspar Weinberger, the Secretary of Defense under Ronald Reagan. Before coming to UGA, Hazinski served six years as an international correspondent for NBC News, covering the U.S.,Europe, and Central America — and ten years before that as a TV reporter with stations in Charlotte and Pittsburgh. Office: 139, Fax Number: (706) 542-2183,E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Some say that VOA ads on Geo, along with Geo allowing the Voice of America permission to air its program on Geo could have been one ofthe reasons. The Voice of America pays Geo very handsomely for airing its point of view. With Dollars comes influence. PEMRA explicitly disallows foreign TV channels to broadcast their networks from Pakistan, unless the foreign channel has permission from Pemra. Geo regularly broadcasts VOA programming (which openly spreads malicious and false propaganda against China), and perpetual test the US point of view. 

That US point of view is also broadcast on Geo in thePakistani version of the VOA report–the one hosted by Mr.Najam Sethi inPunjabi, Anglosized Punjabi, Pujabish-Urdu with occasional words in Urdu andEnglish. Mr. Sethi’s views (though sugar coated) are sometimes to repugnant tothe Pakistani mindset that Geo places an explicit explanation ahead of his program which says “the views of this author do not represent the views ofGeo”, and that Geo encourages all points of view.

Geo is also beholden to Indian commercial interests. It started the “Aman ke Asha” wave which simply states, that Pakistan shouldforget about boundary disputes and make peace with India. Some link Mr. Mir’s investigation into Kassab to his links across the border. The PPP governmentwhile really upset by Hamid Mir, is now going through the motions of trying tocover up the ineptitude of the government, the incompetence of the ISI and the inefficiency of the Army.
After the hanging of Mr. Kassab, Mr. Mir was openlythreatened by various militants who blame him for getting Kassab hanged. Onesuch group actually said that “there will be many more Kassabs.”



 in a recent program alluded this fact thatMr. Mir and Geo sent teams to village which Geo claimed were the ancestral villages of Mr. Kassab. This has now been widely reported in the world, Indian and Pakistani media–and surely does paint a target of Mr. Mir and Geo TV.

Why did the PPP government not provide additional security to Mr. Mir? Did Rehman Malik hate Mir so much that he wanted him dead? Malik visited the residence of Hamid Mir in Islamabad and vowed to provide him effective and elaborate security. Earlier, explosive material, detonator and battery packed in a bag and affixed beneath the vehicle of Mir, was found outside his house in the federal capital. Is this a joke?

The interior minister said “that security personnel from police and FC are being provided to the journalist while a police inspector of his own choice will be also deputed for his security.” Malik also announced to constitute a fact-finding committee, including a magistrate, police officials and two journalists, which will probe the incident. Lets see if any of this is in the realm of reality.

Appendix A
(Excerpts of an expose on Geo TV) published in 2008.

STRANGE HAPPENINGS AT GEO THAT CANNOT BE EXPLAINED: Here are some facts about Geo and some example of how Geo demoralizes the population andthe general body of the Pakistani diaspora.

GEO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CRASH OF THE STOCK MARKET: Geo repeatedly tele-cast false news about the Pakistani economy, the political situation and hence the stock market crashed in Pakistan. In a pre-orchestrated campaign. Geo focuses on the negative news and instead of focusing on solutionsit shows bodies of dead people in contradiction of PEMRA and all decencyrequirements. Geo focuses on petrol prices but does not inform the viewers thatmost private cars in Pakistan now run on CNG (liqufied petroluem gas) whichcosts $5 for a tank full. Most people driving cars are not affected by the risein petrol (gasoline) prices.

In a planned manner Geo suppresses and ignores good newslike 5.1 billion dollar of oil refinery in Pakistan. Geo usually ignores goodnews like $28 Billion Emar international island development. Geo is averse togood news about Pakistan–there is no discussion of the Bullet Trains inPakistan. Geo does not focus foreign interference in Pakistani affairs. Geo did not discuss the 89 separatist movements in India in 2007 …from SevenNortheastern sister states, to the Naxalite insurrection, to Bihar to Kashmir,to Assam etc…
Geo Dramas: 50 percent of the dramas are Indian dramas on Geo and 25 percent are with mix cast (Indian and Pakistani) and Indian film.

Geo focuses on showing beheading of people and otherdepressing news. Why did Geo not focus on showing 250 million people sleepingon sidewalks in India? Geo did not cover for 36 hours the killing of 3000Muslims in Gujrat?
Urdu is not used by many hosts. Morning host shows are inEnglish and “Urdlish” ( a horrible combination). The Younger generation isbeing spoiled by using them as instruments of hedonism. Some of the shows areway beyond the pale on being modern. Nudity is not modernity. Science andTechnology is modernity.

Geo plays into the hands of the opposition parties. It doesnot discuss opportunities for development. When Mr. Shaharayar interviewed thePresident of Azad Kashmir he interrupted him and did not allow him to speakabout the problems with the article of accession of Kashmir to India (which isnow lost) if it ever existed. Geo continues to use Indian jargon like“partition”. Partition signifies a temporary dissection of the whole. India wasnever whole. Even during British times there were more than 500 states in theSubcontinent. Some of them banded together to make Pakistan and others banded togetherto make India. Discussion of Kashmir, Manvadar, Junagarh are non-existent onGeo. Most Geo maps show Kashmir as part of Pakistan. Azad Kashmir is nevershown. Some Geo maps sill show the Northern Areas as part of India or part ofKashmir.

Kamran Khan was getting RS 25 lakh per month. Income vs.salary? Dr. Shahid Mahmud used to get Rs 22 laks per month. He was a member ofNSF student Hamid Mir the Editor of “Ausaf” get Rs. 22 Lakh per month. NadiaKhan gets Rs 6 lacs per month. Income vs. salary?When Geo was not able tobroadcast the 8-hour cricket match, Geo said they lost 1 billion Rupees, Afterthe ban Goo kept on broadcasting for 36 hours without any income?Let usinvestigate the players involved with Geo from information that is publicly available.We see these links which will be analyzed.

1) The controversial David Hazinski an ex US Navy PettyOfficer with contacts with the State Department and the American JewishCommittee (AJC)

2) Who is Todd Fratz and why does Geo associate with suchcharacters?
3) Casper Weinberger, Ronald Reagan’s indicted and pardonedSecretary of Defense who predicted the “Next War” with a rogue state like Iran.Why does Geo align itself with known war mongers.
4) Geo has strategic links with SkyTV of the UK, CNN,IBN-CNN in India and the Voice of America (VOA). See article on VOA Geoalliance in Pakistan. http://www.usembassy.gov/pakistan/h05111301.html

Geo was started with the help of an ex US Naval PettyOfficer by the name of Hazinski who has links with Mr. Casper Weinberger andmany Indian channels.

According to (http://www.intelligentmc.com/people.html)“Most recently, he re-designed the central International Broadcast Center forthe Voice of America in Washington and is consulting on new network launchesfor the VOA”. Mr. Hazinski is the principal of the company called IntelligentMC(http://www.intelligentmc.com/Welcome.html,2870 Peachtree Road #713, Atlanta,GA 30305-2918, USA, email:[email protected], url:http://www.intelligentmc.com).the other principal of Intelligent MC is Mr. ToddFrantz. “Todd comes to IMC from 10 years at CNN in Atlanta”. He has links to“Cox Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research at The University of Georgia”.

David Hazinski, associate professor at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, is the principle architect of GEO-TV and managed the station’s launch. He is a member of Israeli Lobby in US run by Abraham Foxman, AIPAC, B’Brith, a Jewish Organization and supports Jewish Defence League. Hazinski was contacted by the Jang Group, Pakistan’s largest newspaper publisher and GEO-TV’s owner,after he shepherded the successful launch of a similar station in India inJanuary 2001. Aaj Tak, the first all-news, Hindi-language channel in India, now has a 60% share of the news audience in India. As one of the owners ofIntelligent Media Consultants, an Atlanta-based company that helps its clientsdesign efficient and profitable network operations through the creative application of broadcast technology, Hazinski has worked all over the world launching news operations in markets starved for unbiased reporting. “This is really the cutting edge of technology and journalism,” says Hazinski, a formerNBC news correspondent who says he and his partners have helped launch at least a dozen news operations in the last 10 years. “These are new markets. Theyhaven’t been exposed to lots of TV.”

Because most of Intelligent Media’s clients are unfamiliar with broadcast news techniques, Hazinski says he is able to tailor unique approaches that maximize their limited budgets. “These people are willing to try new things because they don’t want to pay the outrageous costs associated with news production in the United States,” he says. “Right now, based on what we learned in Pakistan, we’re convinced we can launch a network today for half of what it would have cost three years ago. And no one would see any quality difference on the air – even if we aired it in the U.S.”

At GEO-TV’s main broadcast center in Karachi, Hazinski built a newsroom around 24 Mac G4s running Final Cut Pro. News footage is captured with 40 Sony PD150s and 15 PD100s. NewTek Video Toaster 2 systems are used at bureaus in Islamabad and Lahore to switch between the main broadcast center. In addition to designing a systems approach for GEO-TV, Hazinski helped teach the station’s staff how to use the equipment and how to produce television news.Greg Pope, a freelance editor and producer formerly with CNN, spent one month in Karachi this summer training GEO-TV’s news staff, which primarily consists of newspaper journalists. “We basically had to convert people from print journalists to TV journalists,” says Pope, adding that he had never taught production techniques in a classroom setting to non-English speaking students.“These print people were basically issued cameras and editing equipment and within months were transformed from pen and paper to this new electronic media.Some of them didn’t even know how to use a keyboard when we started.”

Considering the steep learning curve for the Pakistani journalists, Pope says he was amazed at their perseverance and enthusiasm.“These people are tired of having Western news and government news shoved down their throats,” says Pope, who estimates that he taught 100 people to shoot and edit video. “They want their own voice. They want to represent themselves in their own way.” But there is still a chance that the government will shut down GEO-TV. Pope says that while he was training the news staff, it was widelybelieved that there were spies for PTV within their ranks. However, in recent years the Jang Group has won many battles for freedom of the press, so there ishope that GEO-TV will succeed. “If they have minimal government interference,[GEO-TV] will change the face of Pakistan,” says Pope.

WHO IS DAVID DAVID HAZINSKI? Why did Geo hire a known Neoconfor help in content? He owns Intelligent Media Consultants, LLC, a companyresponsible for training the staffs and helping to launch eight televisionnetworks around the world, mostly on the sub-continent. These include Aaj Takand CNN-IBN in India and GEO TV in Pakistan. He has also consulted forbroadcasters and publishers such as the Voice of America, Gramedia inIndonesia, and Alsumaria in Beirut and Baghdad. While on the faculty, Hazinskispent two years as writer, co-host and technology advisor of theinternationally syndicated World Business Review with Caspar Weinberger, theSecretary of Defense under Ronald Reagan. Before coming to UGA, Hazinski served six years as an international correspondent for NBC News, covering the U.S.,Europe, and Central America — and ten years before that as a TV reporter with stations in Charlotte and Pittsburgh. Office: 139, Fax Number: (706) 542-2183, E-MailAddress: [email protected]

Hazinski holds a Josiah Meigs Distinguished TeachingProfessorship, the university’s highest teaching award and has been appointed aSenior Teaching Fellow and a member of the Teaching Academy. He has receivedmore than a dozen local, state, and national journalism awards, including aGolden Quill for Investigative Reporting. Mr. Hazinski has been advocatingrestricting what he calls “Citizenship jounalism” which he considers dangerous.(http://tinyurl.com/yvjoox),(http://tinyurl.com/26byuh). Investigativereporters may scrutinize the details of Mr. resume posted at the bottom of thispost. Also posted on (http://www.grady.uga.edu/CV/Hazinski.2005.pdf)


WHAT DOES THE GEO CONSULTANT MR. HAZINSKI BELIEVE IN? His address to the American Jewish Council dated 12/13/2007. You can read hisarticle at the bottom of this


WHO IS CASPER WEINBERGER? And why did Geo associate with aknown war monger? Caspar Willard “Cap” Weinberger (August 18, 1917 – March 28,2006), was an American politician and Secretary of Defense under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, until November 23, 1987, making him the third longest-serving defense secretary to date, after Robert McNamara and Donald Rumsfeld. He is also known for his roles in the Strategic DefenseInitiative program and the Iran-Contra Affair.

Following his resignation as Secretary of Defense,Weinberger was placed under indictment by Independent Counsel Lawrence E.Walsh. The formal indictment charged Weinberger with several felony counts of lying to the Iran-Contra independent counsel during its investigation. Weinberger received a Presidential pardon from President George H.W. Bush on December 24,1992, after Bush had failed to win a second term. In 1996, Weinberger co-authored a book entitled The Next War, which raised questions about the adequacy of US military capabilities following the end of the Cold War. After he published his book, his colleagues from the Reagan administration broke contact and refused to speak with him.
Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (‘GBE’) in 1988, awarded in recognition for an “outstanding and invaluable” contribution to military cooperation between the UK and the US,particularly during the Falklands War of 1982.

Weinberger, secretary of defense for most of the Reaganyears, collaborates with Schweizer, president of the James Madison Institute,to present five possible near-future scenarios in which the U.S. goes to war.Scenario one is based on a North Korean invasion of South Korea that ends instalemate after a limited nuclear exchange. Number two casts Iran as a roguestate using ballistic missiles to alter the Middle East’s balance of power. Thethird scenario postulates a radical Mexican government scapegoating the U.S. asthe source of its country’s woes. A fourth describes the conquest of Europe bya resurgent Russia?again with the aid of nuclear weapons. In scenario five, theU.S. and Japan reignite the Pacific War of 1941-1945, this time using“cyberstrikes” against information systems, chemical warfare and a nuclearexchange.

The authors tell their stories through the eyes of fictionalparticipants. This format, familiar to readers of techno-thrillers, is aneffective framework for dramatizing a set of pessimistic conclusions. Becauseof America’s reduction of its conventional armed forces and its failure tobuild a missile defense system, none of the scenarios have outcomes morepositive than stalemate achieved at high cost.

The authors’ lament for such a missilesystem and for the armed forces of the past won’t convince those who believethat the dominant modes of future conflict will be terrorism and guerrilla war,however. Weinberger and Schweizer nevertheless make a case deserving seriousconsideration by citizens and policy-makers alike. PUblisher’s Weekly posted onAmazon.

DESTABILIZING PAKISTAN: Geo has been blamed forparticipating in and highlighting events per CNN instructions. Why is Geo notreporting Gen. Kayani’s statement that he suspects a foreign hand in theassassination to destabilize and denuclearize Pakistan? The silence isdeafening! Saboteurs trained in Afghanistan have been inserted into Pakistan toaggravate extremist passions here, especially after the Red Mosque operation.

Chinese citizens continue to be targeted by individualspretending to be Islamists, when no known Islamic group has claimedresponsibility. . A succession of “religious rebels” with suspicious foreignlinks have suddenly emerged in Pakistan over the past months claiming to be“Pakistani Taliban”. Some of the names include Abdul Rashid Ghazi, BaitullahMehsud, and now the Maulana of Swat. Some of them have used, and are using,encrypted communication equipment far superior to what the Pakistani militaryowns.

Money and weapons have been fed into the religious movementsand al-Qaeda remnants in the tribal areas.
Exploiting the situation, assets within the Pakistani mediastarted promoting the idea that the Pakistani military was killing its ownpeople. The rest of the unsuspecting media quickly picked up this message. Somebotched US and Pakistani military operations against al-Qaeda that causedcivilian deaths accidentally fed this media campaign.This was the perfecttiming for the launch of Military, Inc: Inside Pakistan’s Military Economy, abook authored by Ayesha Siddiqa Agha, a columnist for a PakistaniEnglish-language paper and a correspondent for “Jane’s Defence Weekly”, aprivate intelligence service founded by experts close to British intelligence.(Ahmed Quraishi is an investigative reporter, currently hosting a weeklypolitical talk show titled Worldview from Islamabad.)

This compares Geo with ARY and PTV

This compares Geo with CNN and Foxnews websites.
Here are thestatistics on the number of posts and discussionof Geo on various boards:
If things do not change, Pakistanis shouldcancel Geo and let them suffer.


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