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11 February, 2009
Dr. Qadeer Khan widely - The Founder of Pakistan’s Nuclear Program is regarded as a national hero for helping Pakistan to become seventh nuclear power. Pakistan successfully tested its nuclear capability in May 1998. In March 2001 President Musharraf made him his adviser in science and technology. In 2004 he was sacked form this position and was put under house arrest after his confession of passing nuclear secrets to other countries. In his Televised address Dr Khan offered his regrets and apologies and took full responsibility for his actions. But later he revealed that he made that declaration under state pressure. On 9th Feb 2009 A.Q Khan was finally released form his house detention.
Q. Do you think that President Musharraf decision was right in keeping Dr A.Q Khan under house arrest? ?
Q. Do you think that free Dr Khan is liability for Pakistan security against American interest? ?
Q. Do you still consider Dr Khan as Pakistan national hero? ?
Yes to protect Pakistan interest President has done the right thing.
He is a national hero ther is no two thing about it.
Ahmed Saleem Jafri, Pakistan - 11 February, 2009
Indeed A.Q.Khan is our hero.
Musharraf is a dirty man.
The champions of humanity.America made atom bomb and then used it on innocent people of Japan.SO whats the problem that other should not make it.If America just made it and not used it then one can say see its not used .What about Killing 1.5 million people in Iraq and Million in Afghanistan.Using daisy cutter bomb and Phosphorus bomb.Recently the state terrorist Israel has used Phosphorus bomb and all kind of unhuman acts fully supported by America.America has no face to ask any kind of restrictions on our National Hero.Unfortunately we have no leadership but CIA appointed people like Musharraf and ZARDARI.
Syed P.Farooq, Pakistan - 11 February, 2009
It is always easy to ignore the obvious. I sincerely believe that, present Government in Pakistan is still not free and only works on dictates. Remember Musharraf called A.Q. Khan his hero but later imprisoned him without eating back his earlier words. A.Q. Khan has often confessed about accepting his “Guilt” in the overall interest of his country. Even now on release, he openly says that he was made an escape goat for the “real actors” playing the game.
From his very mediocre resume, A.Q. Khan is only a metallurgical engineer hardly expected to design a complex nuclear devise along with its intricate carrying vehicles capable of hitting the bull's eye targets several hundred miles deep into the well guarded enemy territories. Definitely, there was a huge team of top scientists involved out of which AQ Khan was just his own self. ABC documentary of 1982 titled “Islamic Bomb” was highly informative and can answer many questions, if the media and the intelligence outfit so desire and want to dig that deep.
Presently, release of A.Q. Khan can be analyzed from the US reaction which only stated that, his release was “extremely regrettable." This is something which can be read in many ways. Is it regrettable for the world, the Pakistan Government, or the family of the disgraced scientist? Perhaps, he has served his purpose in detention and is no longer required again for questioning.
Finally, it is also questionable as to how did A.Q. Khan manage the transfer of nuclear designs and model components to all those countries, circumscribing the watchful eyes of security and custom apparatus installed at the airports of all the countries involved? Obviously, routine supervision officials at air, sea or land borders can never be taken into confidence in such sensitive matters, for such a long time. Remember, International court had declared him wanted in connection with his criminal breach of trust at his Dutch employer's, for which he was to be arrested at any international station out of Pakistan, if he traveled out of his country. He is not known to have traveled abroad during all those decades.
M.Saeed, Pakistan - 11 February, 2009
Dr Khan is a criminal
Dr. Khan is a scapegoat created to protect pakistan army and Musharraf. Dr. Khan is disgrace to pakistan and the entire humanity.
Hamiz, Pakistan - 11 February, 2009
Knowledge in nuclear engineering at that level puts that person in national hero as well as national liability level as well as in danger to his own self.
America's H-bomb poineer practical man Dr Rosenberg and his wife were executed for passing the practical secrets of making H-bomb to Russia in early nineteen fiftees.
But Dr A.Q.Khan was loved by the nation and its politicians during Pakistan biggest hour of survival need.Dr Khan went free lance during Afghan war days, when even president Zia of Pakistan and president Regan of America over looked any thing or every thing about Paks.President Zia even said once as:
'WE WILL MAKE BOMB AND WITH US THE ISLAMIC WORLD WILL MAKE IT TOO."
President Regan of america was once intervened during America's trial days of Afghan war about Pak nuclear program by America's security chief only to be shot back by Mr Regan in swearing words as such:
'sob, I will not let you spoil relations with Zia and Pakistan."
The bomb design may have come from other than Khan, but Dr A.Q.Khan definitely gave to Pakistan the material to make the bomb.It is like giving the gun powder factory to be fired from the guns.
I have allways held him most important man after the founder Jinnah, because without his timely availabilty to Mr Bhutto's famous plan, Pakistan would have been finished by now and its people must have been subject to mass genocide long ago.
Remember what mr Advani said on the eve of 1998 nuclear tests of India as:
'The time has come for decisive battle now."
AND THEY KILLED COUPLE HUNDRED PAK MILITARY MEN IN ONE BRUTAL ATTACK IN KASHMIR.ONLY PAK TESTS AFTER 2 WEEKS PUT A STOP TO SUCH ACT , BUT LOSS OF THAT MANY PAK MILITARY WITHOUT ANY PROVOCATION BY PAKS MAY HAVE LED TO DESIGN OF KARGIL WAR IN KASHMIR.
YESTERDAY, I WAS KIND OF GLAD TO READ THE FRONT PAGE OF RUSSIA'S MAIN NEWS PRAVDA SAYING AS SUCH:
'PAKISTAN, INDIA AND ISRAEL POSSESS ONE HUNDRED A PIECE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS."
AS A VERY PEACE LOVING NATION, PAKS ARE NOT LOOKING FOR WAR, BUT PAKS ARE AT LEAST FAIRLY ARMED WITH NUKES TO KEEP THE WOLVES AWAY.
HERE ARE MY ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS:
Q. Do you think that President Musharraf decision was right in keeping Dr A.Q Khan under house arrest? ?
That was political decision and i am an engineer to comment on it.I think and I wish it was soft arrest or rather isolation perhaps for Dr Khan's own security.But, he was already close to retirement age and he had passed the practical knowledge on to his colligues and co-workers.He had done his noble job of saving Pakistan by doing right things at right time for nation's sake and survival.If politics in America and Pakistan changes from Zia/Regan to Musharraf/Bush time, it has its own colours and meanings.At least America had been made sole super power and Pakistan was not of that big use and importance to America after year 2001.
Q. Do you think that free Dr Khan is liability for Pakistan security against American interest? ?
America's interests are changing again now.Old foes are becoming friends and vice versa and this will continue to happen.
Pakistan is not a big player to challenge the interests of sole super power. paks are only sitting defensive to save lives of its citizens from only one threatening adversary.Pakistan is too small in the big equation, where the sole super power possesses tens of thousands of MIRV H-bomb war heads.
And Dr A.Q.Khan is retired and old and is out of touch of main stream work.I retired only few months ago with some world class gas engineering publications in the annual international knowledge place conferences of America and I feel that I am just no body now.Dr Khan is out of touch for years and cannot even access the latest work flow.
I DON'T THINK AMERICA OR ANY BODY ELASE HAS TO WORRY ABOUT HIM.
Q. Do you still consider Dr Khan as Pakistan national hero? ?
Dr KHAN'S TIMELY HELP TO MAKE PAKISTAN SECURE WILL MAKE HIM AND DR MUBARAKMAND NATIONAL HEROES FAR BEYOND FOR EVERO. YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT THE LIFE AND SECURITY OF 170 MILLION PAK PEOPLE.
Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 11 February, 2009
Your survey is wrong.
Yes Musharraf was wrong in keeping Dr.Khan under house arrest.Military Generals have never put Pakistan's interest above of UK/US.You can see it since Ayyub and Mush is a total stooge.This man like the emplyees in Pakistan embassy/consulate in US have an eye for green card.Thats why the emplyees of the foreign mission in US always keep American interests above that of Pakistan.
2)Dr.Khan is an assett for Pakistan.He is a national father he should be treated like that.The nations who don't respect their scientists,scholars and prominenet people live in humiliation.I read his columns in Jang which are very intellectual.
It is surprising that you have put out this survey.You should rather put a survey on the pakistan's traditional enemy i.e. military instead.
M.Khan MD, United Kingdom - 11 February, 2009
Keeping in mind the geographic position of pakistan, it was so necessery for pakistan to be an atomic power. And Dr.khan is really a hero of the nation, because he is the founder of pakistan nuclear programe.As the india and israil have made so many attempts to destroy pakistan's nuclear capability and its nuclear scientists. so pakistan from very time kept its nuclear programe in secret and also made sure the safty and security of nuclear scientists. As for as the issue of transfer of atomic technology to the other countries is concerned, pakistan government took right decision to keep him limited to his house and banned his activites, because
it is was serious mistake, and if pakistan government did bane him, there were chances of great problems for pakistan. So Dr.Khan is still a national hero, and will be.
sami, Pakistan - 11 February, 2009
Dr. A.Q. Khan is indeed Pakistan's national hero
Countris like Pakistan, which are weak economically, cannot always act as they like and at times, due to exigencies of the situation, and for the good of the country, have to make decisions that might be hard on some individuals, and it was in such a situation that President Musharraf had to put Dr. A.Q. Khan under house arrest. Taking an overall view and the situation prevailing then, the decision, though unfortunate, was indeed right.
At this stage, a free Dr. Khan is no liability because now, he will be under constant surveillance, with absolutely no risk of his knowledge and expertise falling into wrong hands where it could pose risk to any country. Our government will doubly ensure this and should be able to convince other countries and institutions of that. Also, after what Dr. Khan went through, he would definitely dissociate himself from the nuclear field and would most probably devote his time, energy and resosurces to social work, his second love.
There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that Dr. A.Q. Khan was, and still remains, our national hero, for what he did for the country. If there have been no wars between India and Pakistan in recent years, it is thanks to the nuclear deterrent that he provided us.
S.R.H. Hashmi, Pakistan - 11 February, 2009
Dr A Q Khan
Dr A Q Khan is one of the blessing of Pakistan. He put himself in a position where is a life threat but he did not care and he done his job perfectly for the sake of pakistan we should be proud of him. The Govt of pakistan should provide him security for his whole life. I will say he is one of pakistan hero as well as Zulifqar Ali Bhutoo as well as mian Nawaz Sharif
m safdar, Pakistan - 12 February, 2009
The great Dr Khan
Pakistan was very lucky for its security reasons that it found Dr A.Q.Khan timely and Dr Khan had good experience as an engineer on uranium enrichment through centrifuge with more reliance than plutonium path that Dr Munir Khan and Khan's other rivals were pushing for as competitive route.It was to Pakistan's good luck that the political poineer of the bomb Zulfikar Ali Bhutto sensed the better advantage in Dr A.Q.Khan's approach through ultr-centrifuges enrichment rather than relying on plutonium solely.Plutonium producing nuclear reactors are sitting ducks in times of war and the spent uranium itself could trigger off bombs on the country's own soil from direct hit.
Centrifuges could be put on and off easily and can be hidden away deep for re-use, while nuclear reactor's gone damaged do not have any remediation engineering for fix.you talk of remediation engineering for nuclear reactors,America and the world does not have enough and proper remediation engineering to rightly fix the damaged equipment of sour gas plants or heavy and medium oil refineries as they are too hard for equipment integrity.No wonder I lost big chunk of my pension money in Canada by buying into the world's largest uranium company, whose biggest uranium mine at cigar lake in Canada got damaged and has been staying so for over a year because of lack absence of remediation engineering from any where in the world for nuclear related mis-haps.
Dr A.Q.Khan and Ali Bhutto were both very wise to have tilted towards Uranium en-richment more than Plutonium reactor path,which is the India's path.The sanctions that were put on Pakistan would have killed the plutonium path for Paks.
And do not forget that Dr Khan came with experience in a place that was the best of the western world in uranium en-richment.
DR Khan was the right person at the right place at the very right time.I would and must put this man as the most important Pakistani ever lived after only the founder M.A.Jinnah.I don't care what some military or some politicians say about this grand personality,but I was really proud to read in Russia's main news Pravda only 3-4 four days ago the front page news that said as such:
'PAKISTAN, INDIA AND ISRAEL POSSESS ONE HUNDRED A PIECE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS EACH."
I THINK DR KHAN IS GREAT AND GRAND TO FEEL PROUD OF FOR THE SECURITY AND LIFE REASONS OF 175 MILLION PAKS WHO CAN WALK AND TALK PROUD AND FEEL SAFER IN PAKISTAN.
IT WOULD BE INTERESTING TO RECALL THAT PAK ADVERSARY HAD AMASSED TROOPS FOR BIG TIME ACTION IN THE NINETEEN EIGHTIES AND ZIA WENT TO INDIA ON CRICKET DIPLOMACY THING AND IS REPORTED TO HAVE TOLD RAJIV GANDHI RIGHT ON HIS FACE AS SUCH:
"WE HAVE THE THINGS TO ASH YOUR CITIES".
Zia told that to Rajiv Gandhi and India pulled back all its invasion plans after this warning coming out from cricket match.
AND ANTI BALLISTIC MISSILES THAT THEY TALK TODAY DON'T SEEM TO HAVE THE RELIABILTY TO KNOCK OUT INCOMING MISSILE.YOU CAN READ ABOUT THAT IMPOSSIBILTY EVEN IN AMERICA'S PRESS AS SUCH:
'IT IS LIKE HITTING A BULLET WITH A BULLET"
AND RUSSIA'S PRAVDA AND TASS MAJOR NEWS OFTEN TALK OF ANTI BALLISTIC SYSTEMS AS WASTE OF MONEY WHEN YOU CAN ANNULL THEM BY MULTI HEAD OR ALTERED TRAJECTORIES OR DUMMY OR DECOY OR REPLICA MISSILES TO DRAW OFF AND AWAY THEIR VERY EXPENSIVELY PROCURED SYSTEMS WITH GOOD RELIABILITY.
DO NOT FORGET THAT NON NUCLEAR COUNTRIES,IF NOT FIRMLY PROTECTED FROM SWORN FOES BY OTHER NUCLEAR POWERS,THEY CAN LOOSE IT ALL.NON NUCLEAR TURKEY WAS SAFE AGAINST NUCLEAR RUSSIA BECAUSE THE WEST WAS VERY COMMITTED TO PROTECT TURKEY.NON NUCLEAR IRAQ LOST NEWELY CONQUERED KUWAIT IN FIRST GULF WAR AND LOST ITSELF IN THE SECOND GULF WAR AFTER 13 YEARS BREATHING PAUSE.PAKISTAN WOULD HAVE SUFFERED THE SAME FATE IF ZIA HAD NOT TOLD RAJIV OVER WHAT DR A.Q.KHAN'S NUCLEAR SUCCESS FOR PAK HAD GIVEN FOR PAK NATIONAL SECURITY.
I HONESTLY HAD TO FEEL PROUD ON WHAT I READ IN PRAVDA A FEW DAYS BACK THAT MY LITTLE PAKISTAN WAS AT PARITY OR EVEN BETTER IN COMPARISON, FOR SURVIVAL REASONS,TO A COUNTRY THAT IS 7 TIMES MORE POPULOUS AND HAS 7-8 TIMES BIGGER ECONOMY AS WELL.
NUCLEAR WEAPONS SCARE HAS PREVENTED BIG WARS EVEN AMONGST SUPER POWERS.HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES AFTER SECOND WW.
1.RUSSIA WITHDREW FROM CUBA AFTER AMERICA'S BLOCKADE AND NUCLEAR THREAT IN 1962.
2.PRESIDENT JOHNSON OF AMERICA HAD TO ORDER IMMEDIATE HALT OF MARCHING ISRAELI TROOPS TO DAMASCUS SYRIA WHEN RUSSIAN PM ALEXI KOSYGIN TOLD JOHNSON ON HOT LINE AS SUCH:
'STOP THEM OR WE WILL."
DURING THE VERY HEIGHT OF CARPET BOMBINGS OF VIETNAM, RUSSIA'S P.M ALEXI KOSYGIN GAVE WARNING TO AMERICA FROM CANADIAN SOIL AS;
"IF YOU WANT WAR, YOU WILL HAVE WAR"
AND VIETNAM WAR ENDED AFTER FEW MONTHS OF THAT.
IN 1973-74 MIDDLE EAST WAR, RUSSIA TOLD US AS SUCH:
"YOU MAY OR MAY NOT SEND YOUR TROOPS,RUSSIA IS SENDING ITS MILITARY TO M.E."
AND NIXON SHOT BACK AS;
'WE WILL EITHER LIVE TOGETHER OR WE WILL DIE TOGETHER WITH READY NUKES "
Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 12 February, 2009
Dropping of the pilot
The biggest story that hit Europe and the world in the nineteenthh and eatrly part of the 20th century was about Ottoman Bismark, who was the founder of Germany that was able to stand up to the world with main energizing from the work of Bismark.
THIS STORY WAS DUBBED AS BOOKS AND CARTOONS AS,
"DROPPING OF THE PILOT BISMARK."
BISMARK HAD BEEN DROPPED, DISGRACED AND DUPED BY THE SAME PEOPLE, WHOM HE HAD MADE VERY GRAND.
MAY BE ATTEMPT WAS MADE THAT DR A.Q.KHAN BE METTED WITH SIMILAR FATE AND LUCK.BUT PAKS AT LARGE VALUE AND UNDERSTAND THE GREAT KHAN'S CONTRIBUTION TO MAKE PAKISTAN SECURE FROM INVASION AND DESTRUCTION THAT WAS SURE TO FOLLOW IF DR A.Q.KHAN'S NOBLE WORK HAD NOT BROUGHT PAK'S UP WITH NUCLEAR ASSISTED SECURITY.
ALL HATS OFF TO DR A.Q.KHAN, WHO IS THE NATION'S GRANDEST HERO RANKED ONLY AFTER THE FOUNDER M.A.JINNAH.
ALL HATS OFF TO THE GREAT KHAN WITH TWO LINES FROM A GREAT SONG , "STAY AS SWEET AS YOU ARE" BY AMERICA'A ALL TIME BEST VOICE OF NAT KING COLE. THESE TWO VERY SIMPLE LINES OF LYRICS ARE AS SUCH:
"STAY AS GRAND AS YOU ARE
AND AS YOU ARE."
Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 13 February, 2009
Dr A Q Khan or any Nuke Scientists from - Pakistan India Israel USA France UK Russia China or Ger
• Q. Do you think that President Musharraf decision was right in keeping Dr A.Q Khan under house arrest?
A. Nawaz Sharif had managed to detonate Nuke .after Gaddafi had initiated via certain source for Islamic Bomb. Behind Hiroshi- MA ,NAG A Sa Ki Comes German Technology of Nuke stolen or given the facts that incompatibility of Theft came with Keeping prisoner .It reveals in Obama current fall out of Pick up reveals and Stimulus packages phenomenon start up around the globe.The reasoning of A Q Khan under house arrest is important . Canada Candu Scientist Bhaba or A Q Khan or Einstein of Miraj Relativity or Ahmadiya Salam Scientist Birla group or No body went anywhere before during or after detention anywhere or acting they do to achieve objective in this fraudulent world . However, given his power and method of achieving. Ex cic PM was right to keep him under house arrest until circumstances permitted release.
• Q. Do you think that free Dr Khan is liability for Pakistan security against American interest?
A.Dr K is indeed liability Nuke-how it was detonated and the people behind it.Some other prisoners have been released? No quite as all things come from Allah.Do you know world is going in reverse due to things they are doing to individuals by hook and Crooke. Extended over decades to achieve personal glory they have designed for self promotion.
• Q. Do you still consider Dr Khan as Pakistan national hero?
A..Sure He is National Hero due to achieving Detonation by a method .It takes thief to detonate anywhere but illicit home imprisonment of individuals hiding their complete ID will not lead them any where .Quran sunnah of life death soul movement equal right immobility of right individuals lead them nowhere not by Pak individuals NUKE individuals (anywhere) or achievving glory via relativity .No Power no powerful individuals no monopolist in earth are going any where or went anywhere or will go any where under Liability Clause of superior Ruler called Almighty Allah.
Z.Billo, United Arab Emirates - 14 February, 2009
Anwar's poem on Dr A.Q.Khan
Pakistan is spending over 4 billion dollars from its poor people pockets every year to make the whole world secure from some thing which was not of pak making on the first place.Pakistan in return, gets peanuts help only worth a billion dollars or so a year as token only.
Even the threat from an easterly adversary haunt Pak security relentlessly all the time, and Pak nukes gift from A.Q.Khan, Ali Bhutto and CO is saving the national security of hard pressed Paks, as the most reliable deterrant.
Enjoy my poem in praise of the great and grand Dr A.q.Khan that I have written from Canada as such:
A POEM ON DR A.Q.KHAN
A.Q Khan is great and grand
He's Pak hero we understand
He is the hero,is the talks
He is the saviour of us Paks
His achievement was so huge
Making bomb with centrifuge
Thousands centrifuges spin
Made it possible with a win
Geo-strategy's grand make
Survival even was at stake
And with India as the foe
Wanted Paks to bend and bow
Invading Pak was India's want
Fear to Paks was only haunt
Ali Bhutto,A.Q.Khan together
Flew as birds of Pak feather
Together yes, both did fly
Politico engineered,and high
And when time was ripe N best
Nawaz Sharif okayed bomb test
Now we talk of nation's hero
Those against Khan, are zero
Pakistan is now safe today
Thank our hero Khan,,we say
Thank U million times N ever
Ungrateful, Paks be never
A.Q.Khan you're ever grand
Paks know this and understand
Many a tears of pride N joy
Admire our Khan,the nuke boy
Above the riches N the might
Grand Khan is Pak's delight
Pak's delight so in the heart
A.Q.Khan is man so smart
Neither mighty nor the rich
Uranium,they could not enrich
Uranium enriched for em nukes
Saved us from attacks,rebukes
Peace that now we Paks find
Is here as our Khan was kind
Anwar from Canada,says it yes
That Khan,ALLAH will bless
Khan is hero of Pak nation
Admire Khan with celebration
Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 16 February, 2009
khan is man or farista
khans work is the greatest for all humans specially iran has nukes knowledge to keep check jews the killers of muslims
tom, Pakistan - 17 February, 2009
Dr. AQ Khan has done great for Pakistan but....
By trusting a munafiq like Gaddafi, who exposed him, Dr. Khan has shown that his judgement of men is flawed.
Another thing which shows his impaired judgement is that he has renounced the 'protective custody' Gen. Musharraf had skillfully concocted for him. It was best for his safety to have remained secluded in that protection. Now he's come out and is bad mouthing Musharraf but he shouldn't forget that there is a bounty on his head. Has he heard of bounty hunters? There is nothing going right for Obama and the US press so far, so they'd love to have the spectacle of Dr. Khan grabbed by some unknown kidnappers, taken by a bush plane to Baghram airbase and to a court in Washington the next morning. Obama will become an instant hero for the jews.
So lets not get all carried away by all idiotic emotions and keep an eye for reality. For what might be coming to Dr. Khan and try to protect him.
I can tell you that for Pakistanis there would be no bigger disgrace than Dr. Khan being snatched from his house and brought to trial in the US and then thrown in jail for life, perhaps with Gen Noriega of Panama.
And Pakistanis will be able to do zilch, other than burning a few flags. And remember the IMF handouts which are keeping Pakistan afloat are coming from the US...
Ahmed, United Kingdom - 18 February, 2009
He is a hero
OfCourse, He is a hero. He did his job for Pakistan. The world is upset not because of what he did for Pakistan. But, what he did without the knowledge of Pakistan. If Abdul Kalam had done that, without India's knowledge, I would call him a traitor. There is nothing fanatical about it.
BTW, Saeed, America didn't bomb Japan for nothing. Have you every heard about Pearl Harbour ? Probably not.. Whether it matters or not, Mr.Khan was a hero for what he did for Pak and a traitor for tainting Pak's image in the world. He even tried to justify it. He is just another common person. He doesn't deserve to be compared with any Scientist in the world.
CIA appointed Musharraf ?? Funny.. Are you that naive???
Rama, Hungary - 18 February, 2009
Pakistan on defensive survival bid
If India would treat Pakistan like America does to Canada,Paks could aspire to live free of war haunts like the Swiss people.
With India increasing its military budget from 27 billion dollars to 34 billion dollars with whopping 27 percent increase in 2009-2010 spending on military compared to Pakistan's "survival bid" budget of just 4.5 billion dollars on defence spending is like outright surrender in the absence of nuclear weapons.
Any criticism of Pak nukes and Dr A.Q.Khan will be only justified if Pakistan was spared from the most hostile cyber war and actual evil and sinful propaganda to dismember Pakistan through a very powerful drive from disguised diplomatic bases in Afghanistan.
Russia spends one tenth on military compared to America, but Russians are not being harrassed, bullied and intimidated like the Paks are in a vicious and malicious global onslaught in world forums.
Any noble at heart will sympathize with Paks for their survival bids against very high and bad odds which are redressed only by Pakistan's parity in nuclear arsenal with its sole adversary.
PAKISTAN IS TOO BEAUTIFUL, TOO NOBLE, TOO ANGELIC TO BE SAVED FROM THE HEAVY ODDS AGAINST, AND ONLY PAK'S NUCLEAR ARSENAL LOWERS THOSE ODDS TO KIND OF PARITY LEVELS FOR SURVIVAL BID OF PAK NATION.
DR A.Q.KHAN WAS THAT LEADING ENGINNER IN ENRICHING URANIUM AND HE WAS THERE AT RIGHT TIME TO FILL IN THE FAMOUS SURVIVAL CALL BY Z.A.BHUTTO SOON AFTER 1971 TRAGEDY WHERE INDIRA GANDHI BOASTED THAT SHE HAD SUCCEEDED IN CUTTING PAKISTAN TO THE SIZE.EVEN HER SON RAHUL GANDHI,WHO IS ASPIRING TO BE NEXT P.M REPEATED THE BOAST A COUPLE YEARS AGO.I WROTE A POEM ON RAHUL GANDHI'S FLAK AND IT WAS PUBLISHED IN SEVERAL INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS AS SUCH:
Rahul Gandhi's flak
The dogs will bark
The snakes will bite
Through endless time
Just watch them right
About half breed Rahul
This Anwar speaks
What he wants now
And what he seeks
But hateful at heart
Just hate, they know
My dear Paks
My heart's delight
Just watch carefully
With guardful sight
And while you touch
A rose as such
It has the thorn
To cut you much
So, take the heed
Before you bleed
Tasneem Aslam lady
Has cautioned the need
United you get
And don't forget
There can be danger
From those,still stranger
The friend you trust
And more you must
The friend that's true
Is within you
The friend will dare
And more he'll care
For fellow Pak's
None else, no where
So stay united
Get each one sighted
For need and help
You act delighted
That fool and king
Will bite and sting
But unity saves you
With flying wings
That Tasneem Aslam lady
She talks delish
She tells you right
About truth you wish
The sad part is that Pakistan's sole adversary has failed to show regards even to those in Pak government who went out of their ways to even do some sacrificing of thir dear Paks to appease the sole adversary to win the languished kind favour.
THE PROPAGANDA AND VICIOUS DRIVE AGAINST PAKS IN GLOBAL MEDIA HAS BEEN TOO CRUDE, TOO CRUEL AND TOO SAD.THIS DRIVE STOPS NOTHING SHORT OF PROFESSED PRONOUNCEMENT FOR TERMINATING PAKISTAN AS A COUNTRY WITH THREATS AGAINST THOSE WHO EVEN DARE TO WRITE ABOUT SAVING PAKISTAN.I WOULD REGARD INDIAN SIKHS AS FRIENDS AS THEY HAVE ALLWAYS SHOWN RESPECT FOR PUNJAB AND PAKISTAN.
I HAVE NO WISH FOR DESTRUCTION OF INDIA OR ANY NATION,BUT I LIKE MILLIONS OTHER PAKS HAVE OUR VERY DEAR AND DARLING ONES IN SACRED PAKISTAN AND I HAVE MY HEART JUMPING TO LOVE THIS DR A.Q KHAN, WHO WAS THE KEY ENGINEER ALONG WITH ALI BHUTTO AS POLITICAL DRIVE TO INTIATE AND PROPAGATE WHAT WAS TO BECOME THE MAIN SURVIVAL AND SECURITY OF PAKISTAN.
ONE HUNDRED NUKES CAN ANNULL AND DETER TRILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF CONVENTIONAL WEAPONARY.
ONLY THE NUKES HAVE PREVENTED WARS AMONGST THE MIGHTIEST ONES AS I WROTE BEFORE IN MAJOR EVENTS AFTER WW2 AS SUCH:
1.RUSSIA PROCEEDED TO SET UP POERFUL BASE IN CUBA IN 1962.US JOHN KENNEDY BLOCKADED CUBA WITH EVEN NUCLEAR THREAT.
2. ISRAELI TROOPS WERE MARCHING ON DAMASCUS,SYRIA IN 1967 WAR WITH RADIO MESSAGES AS SUCH:
'women of damascus,make fatet food dinner for us.We are coming to eat for sure tonite."
RSSIA'S P.M ALEXI KOSYGIN PHONED US PRESIDENT JOHNSON ON HOT LINE AS;
'stop them or we will"
RESULT: IMMEDIATE PEACE.
3.IN THE HEIGHT OF VIETNAM BOMBINGS,RUSSIA'S P.M TRAVELLED TO CANADA AND WARNED AMERICA AS:
"If you want war, you will have war."
RESULT:PEACE IN VIETNAM SHORTLY AFTER.
4.IN 1973-74 MIDDLE EAST WAR,RUSSIA MESSAGED AMERICA AS SUCH:
"AMERICA MAY OR MAY NOT SEND ITS MILITARY IN MIDDLE EAST FOR PEACE REASONS, RUSSIA IS SENDING IT ANY WAYS."
PRESIDENT NIXON SHOT BACK AS;
'we will either live together or we will die together with our alerted and ready nukes."
RESULT: IMMEDIATE PEACE.
PAKISTAN CAN NOW BOAST OF SWEET PEACE WITH BLESSINGS OF DR A.Q.KHAN, Z.A.BHUTTO AND OTHER PAKS.
Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 18 February, 2009
khans are great
Dr Khan is a hero for all Pakistanies and the Govt of that time did the right thing to put all the blam on one person to get away from it. So to be the real hero Dr Khan need to stay with the words he said because it will not make him serve the country the way he did by blaming him self and saving the whole country.Every body knew that Govt is behind it and people started loving this person more cus he secrified again for the dignity of his country but i dont know what happend to him now,just for personal resons with Mushi he is giving all these statments. To keep hide some bodies sin is big reward before Allah and we know how big You are so please just think when you speak.If it is Dr qadeer khan, Imran khan, Gen Ayub khan and same as in india and afghanistan, all these khans are having special qualities among others. Pushtoon, The great nation.
ABDUL SABOOR, Oman - 18 February, 2009
For the very sake of peace.
Dr A.Q.Khan's very timely teaming up his engineering expertise and experience of world class nature in nuclear field with politically sworn drive of Z.A.Bhutto was to give Pakistan survival screen for decades to come.
The whole nation of Pakistan needs admiration that we achieved nuclear parity while coming from behind.This was like Dr A.Q.Khan as horse trainer/jokey and Ali Bhutto as owner of the horse bringing in a 10,000 dollrs horse to win a 100,000 dollars stake race.Even if it was just a two horse race,the under-bet and heavy odd facing horse beat the strongly favoured horse by just not neck or nose or head,but Pak horse leap frogged to win by many a horse lengths to astonish the world.Pakistan became a secure country for many decades to come with breathing space to correct things further under the ambiguity of changing times and positions.Even peace becomes not an option if you are weak.Nuclear acquisition was the only must and the credit goes most to Dr A.Q.Khan and Z.A.Bhutto. Nawaz Sharif also gets some credit as he entertained the official ceremony by rejecting all pressure and not conducted the test.Nawaz did the big bang as that was the only proper time to do the test as India had done its already.Any delay by Nawaz on any buckling pressure or arm twisting or lures of financial dreams for course otherwise,might have killed the capabilty of show off with wrong assumptions across the borders.Wrong assumptions are enemies of peace and have precipitated into war against the mistakenly weak in the past.
Any how, Paks have and Paks do enjoy that umbrella of peace as there is nuclear deterrance.Pak deterrance is only for survival and peace reasons and Paks hate wars more than any other nations.Paks love peace as their grandest possession and want to keep this peace far beyond for ever.
And there are opposingly inter-posing factors created by some apparent or hidden hands to use Pak geo-strategical super position to culminate their interests drive that is contrary to peace.Even when shrouded by confusing smoke screens of blames and counter blames with true or false or fabricated perceptions,Paks are mincing together for peace reasons.Given the un-precedented pressures, bullying, intimidations, promises and money for re-arranged or changed or re-orientated policies contrary to peace,Paks are holding steadfast to the very noble cause,which is nothing but peace only.
THIS PEACE ASPIRATIONS OF PAKS WILL HOPEFULLY PREVENT THE BIG WAR OR ARMAGEDDON, WHICH IS CLEARLY LOOMING UNDER THE GIVEN VERY TOUGH FINANCIAL MELT DOWN AND NO REAL SUCCESS SO FAR IN TURN OF THE TIDE THAT TOOK THE WORSE TURN ONE AND A HALF YEAR AGO.STOCK MARKET RALLIES ARE MISSING AND THERE IS NOTHING BUT DOUBT TO STEER THE WORLD OUT OF ECONOMIC QUAGMIRE WE ARE ON THE THRESHOLD OF.OBAMA MAY BE NICE MAN,BUT THE TIME IS NOT SHEDDING OFF ITS CRUELTY MODES AKIN TO THE DIRTY THIRTIES OF THE LAST CENTURY.
WE ADMIRE PAKS FOR BEING STEADFAST ON PEACE COURSE.IT IS MUCH SAFER TO BE IN THE TERROR MITIGATION EQUATION THAN TO BE ON THE WW3 OR ARMAGEDDON EQUATION,WHICH WILL COME IF THE STOCK MARKETS DO NOT RALLY IN SUMMER OR WINTER TRADITIONAL RALLY MODES.BEING DEVOID OF STOCK MARKETS RALLIES EVEN BY SUMMER OF 2010 MAY BE TOO LATE TO EXTRICATE FROM THE COMING ARMAGEDDON 4-5 YEARS AFTER.
LET US BE OBSESSED WITH PEACE FOR ALL AND IS'NT IT WHAT OBAMA ALSO PROMISED TO THE WORLD.
PAKISTAN MAY FEEL MUCH CONTENT WITH PEACE OF SURVIVAL ONLY WITH MODESTLY FEWER NUKE WARHEADS.PAKISTAN CERTAINLY WOULD SIDE WITH PEACE BY NOT GETTING FAVOURED LIKE INDIA TO FIT IN A MEGA WAR PLAN EQUATION IN THE REGION.OVER THE NEXT ONE,TWO OR MORE YEARS,YOU WILL SEE MANY STRONG BREAKS BEING APPLIED FROM OUTSIDE ON CHINA'S FASTEST ECONOMIC GROWTH RATE WITH MORE SHIFTED FAVOURS OF OIL AND GAS ENERGY SUPPLIES ON PREFERENCE TO INDIA.BUT, THERE WILL BE INCAPACITATED LIMITATIONS AS THE ENERGY RESOURCES OF OIL ARE JUST FINITE AND NOT LIMITLESS IN THE WORLD.
THE VERY ROBUST AND FAVOUR FORCED GROWTH OF INDIA IS BOUND TO KICK IN SPEEDED UP GLOBAL WARNING THAT MIGHT BARREN UP INDIA AND SUBSIDE WITH DAMAGE TO INDIA BEYOND REPAIR ON LOSS OF WATER IN RIVERS.PAKISTAN MAY BE PARTIALLY SPARED AS THE MAIN RIVER INDUS IS MORE INSULATED FROM REGIONAL WARMING THAN ALL RIVERS OF INDIA AND INDUS FLOWS AWAY AND OUT OF THE PROJECTED WARMING PATTERNS THAT WILL ENVELOPE INDIA.BESIDES INDUS ORIGINATES OUT OF TIBET, FLOWS THROUGH CHINA CONTROLLED LADAKH AND THEN INTO PAKISTAN WITHOUT TOUCHING INDIAN SOIL.INDUS WILL BE SPARED WARMING AND ENERGY BURNING PROGRESS OF THE ONE SEEKING GRANDNESS.PAK NUKES WILL FACILITATE PEACE FOR PAKS AND PEACE IS ALL THAT PAKS WANT,WISH AND ASPIRE.
FOR PEACE AND SURVIVAL REASONS WITH NUKE DETERRANCE AS BLESSINGS OF NO WAR SITUATION,DR A.Q.KHAN WILL BE PEACE HERO FOR PAKS,THE REGION AND THE WORLD.
MY ARTICLE ON GLOBAL WARMING WITH SOUTH ASIAN PERSPECTIVE WAS PUBLISHED AS THE BEST OF THE DAY BY HINDUSTAN TIMES 3 YEARS AGO.
PAKS ONLY LOVE PEACE
Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 19 February, 2009
Peace comes first
Dr A.Q.Khan's grand work towards acquisition of bomb by Paks must have been the key factor to ward off war in south Asia as the nukes possession by the mightiest also prevented world war three since 1945.
The world now realizes that Pakistan economy must be boosted by any means and every means to stabilize it from the partial instability caused by the events beyond its control.These events are the product of several causes that are related to the most important geo-strategy of the country and that has made Pak the chess board for the mightiest to sort out their most vital intersts of chalking out their spheres of influence.
Insulated from war by the very potent deterrant of Pak nuclear arsenal,which is still good enough to ward off any major attack from the sole place of jingoism and threats looming ever since the birth of the country in 1947.
This nuclear arsenal that Pakistan got it very timely through the very obsessed drive of A.Q.Khan, Z.A.Bhutto,Mr Mubarkmaand and other Pak aspirants working together to save the nation from the sole threat across border.Instead of blaming each other and rushing to the nuclear trigger,other very serious threats are looming to finish off the very existence,survival and life of south Asians and these threats are seriously there to burry most if not all of south Asia.These threats are beyond a major war out break or lesser evil of terror.These threats do not require pointing fingers on each other as they are from the divine nature.The internet is loaded with the pre-warning of such threats that would hit most of south Asia over the next few decades only to find that 70-90 percent population of south Asia has gone demised as it happened in a wink on partial and mini scale in Kashmir 3 years ago.The Kashmir earth quake was beyond human control, but the mother nature related threats to all S.Asia can be largely mitigated by concerted efforts from all of south Asian people, and peace and honest and sincere peace is the must pre-condition to work together.My letter article on main of these threats was even published as the best of the day letter in Hindustan Times 2-3 years ago and was echoed in world wide press media.
The potent,real and sure threat to finish off most of south Asia after few decades is global and regional warming.Kashmir problem and rivers water sharing problems will look pale and redundant in the face of this mega problem,which is even mitigable only through broad and complete peace in south Asia.
Global warming may have steadied itself with no threatening surge to south Asia, but regional warming is finding much heat spreading out to the origin and source and water flow regimes and glacier fed paths of the rivers of south Asia.River Indus appears to be the most insulated from this threat as half of its flow from Tibet to Chinese controlled Ladakh and upper Pakistan is away from major populations that are aspiring to get into car culture and also to rapidly industrialize to heat up the glaciers that feed the rivers of the region whose rivers depend mainly on them glaciers.Initiation is already visible with less of water flow in most rivers except the Indus of south Asia.
There will be massive flooding associated with accelerated melting of the glaciers on the Himalayas after 2 or 3 decades and then south Asia will see rapid and swift drying up of all its rivers except partial dry up of the Indus, which is the most insulated river from global and regional warming effects.Any engineering analysis on the flow and conduction regimes of water and thin air enveloping on mountain and glacier heights can prove that even though there is no work done yet on that deep perspective of engineering knowledge.
Indus river that gives Pakistan over 70 percent of the water flow of the total water that Pakistan inherited by Nehru-Ayub concluded water treaty of 1960 may partially loose water as a result of nature induced insulation from the warming effects.But Ganges, Brahmputra,Chenab, Jehlum, Ravi and all other rivers except the Indus will run completely dry and Indus does'nt even touch India anywhere.
THERE WILL BE WIDE SPREAD FAMINE AND DEATH IN SOUTH ASIA BEFORE THE END OF THIS CENTURY AND INDUS BASIN MAY GET SPARED.
ACQUISITION OF CAR CULTURE AND INDUSTRIALIZATION ON VERY RAPID PACE IN SOUTH ASIA WILL BE THE POISON TO INDUCE THAT WARMING.THE INTERPOSINGLY OPPOSING FORCES OF DWINDLING OIL RESERVES MAY BECOME AS BLESSINGS TO PUT BREAKS ON THE ASPIRED GETTING INTO CAR CULTURE BY SOUTH ASIANS.I THINK THAT CHINA,INDIA AND PAKISTAN SHOULD LEAVE THE CAR CULTURE AND HEAVY INSUSTRIALIZATION TO LESS POPULATED NORTH AMERICANS AND EUROPEANS WHO ALREADY WERE THE FIRST AND SOLE SO FAR INTO IT FOR THE PAST 100 YEARS.
CONTINUATION OF LIFE WITH EVER FLOWING WATER IN THE RIVERS AND AVAILABILTY OF FERTILIZERS IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN SEE INDIANS AND PAKS DRIVING ALL OF SOUTH ASIA INTO DEATH.
LET ALL SOUTH ASIANS FEEL HUMBLE SANS CAR AND LOVE PEACE.
Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 20 February, 2009