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Shafqat Mahmood

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The impact of the Davis affair Shafqat Mahmood
Making a difference Shafqat Mahmood
Why Karachi is in deep trouble Shafqat Mahmood

Reader Comments


Khalid Rahim


12 February, 2011

The Golden Fleece?

Unless the Americans had learned through their sources that Osama bin laden or his deputy was hiding in Mozang? And Raymond Davis alias Frank Buck was given a mission to bring him back alive!


United Kingdom

13 February, 2011

shooting strangers...

Good advice, Shafqat, but the U.S. is well known for Its impatience. When this story first came out, I read that the two men were armed and one of them was found with the stolen property of another on his person. Isn't it an occasional tactic in Pakistan, when trying to rid oneself of a problem to just roar up to the problem on a motorcycle and shoot? I understand robberies happen in this manner as well. I'm from the U.S. so I don't really know what happened. But, there are always two, or even more, sides to a story. Certainly more than the one that tells us that Mr. Davis just pulled out his gun and shot two strangers...

Kim Corpus

United Kingdom

14 April, 2011

very helpful and insightful as to why the violence is happening in Karachi. How I wish the different ethnicity's could somehow embrace each other, if they honored each other how it would purge their fears of one another....because perfect love casts out all fear

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