Muslim Cleric offers cash reward to kill Christian woman convicted of blasphemy against Islam

From MSNBC.MSN.Com A hardline Pakistani Islamic cleric has offered a reward to anyone who kills a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy against Islam. Maulana Yousef Qureshi made the announcement Friday at a rally in the northwestern town of Peshawar. He said his mosque would give $6,000 to the person who kills Asia Bibi. "We will strongly resist any attempt to repeal laws which provide protection to the sanctity of Holy Prophet Continue Reading

The Lessons of Stuxnet

From JPost.Com A war ends when one side permanently breaks its enemy’s ability and will to fight it. This has clearly not happened in Iran. There’s a new cyber-weapon on the block. And it’s a doozy. Stuxnet, a malicious software, or malware, program was apparently first discovered in June. Although it has appeared in India, Pakistan and Indonesia, Iran’s industrial complexes – including its nuclear installations – are its main Continue Reading

Muslim Mob Kills Wife, Children of Christian in Pakistan

From Christian Post.Com A Muslim mob in Jhelum, Pakistan murdered the wife and four children of a Christian last month, but local authorities are too afraid of the local Muslim leader to file charges, according to area Muslim and Christian sources. Jamshed Masih, a police officer who was transferred 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Gujrat to Jhelum, Punjab Province, said a mob led by Muslim religious leader Maulana Mahfooz Khan killed his Continue Reading

Christians Who Refuse To Convert To Islam Facing Increasing Persecution In Pakistan

From Christian Post.Com Muslim students attacked a Christian professor at the University of Peshawar this month after he refused their demand to convert to Islam, the instructor told Compass. Psychology professor Samuel John, a father of four who has been teaching at the university in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province for 12 years, said that as he came out of his house on the university campus at 8:30 a.m. on June 14, about 20 to 25 students Continue Reading

2 Articles: A Tough Sanctions Proposal? Let’s Wait and See; Clinton: It’s Ok if Pakistan lets Anti-American Terror Attacks be planned there as long as NY Street Vendors Stop them

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com A Tough Sanctions Proposal? Let's Wait and See Posted: 18 May 2010 04:04 PM PDT By Barry Rubin Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced today that the United States has a very tough sanctions' draft resolution,supported by China and Russia, to present the UN Security Council. No one in the media knows what's in this proposal and thus whether the claim is true or not cannot yet be Continue Reading

Elite US troops ready to combat Pakistani nuclear hijacks

From Times on Line The US army is training a crack unit to seal off and snatch back Pakistani nuclear weapons in the event that militants, possibly from inside the country’s security apparatus, get their hands on a nuclear device or materials that could make one. The specialised unit would be charged with recovering the nuclear materials and securing them. The move follows growing anti-Americanism in Pakistan’s military, a series of Continue Reading

Two Christians Critically Wounded for refusing order to convert to Islam

From Compass Direct.Org Two Pakistani Christians who were shot at a wedding for refusing to convert to Islam are still receiving treatment at a hospital intensive care unit, but doctors are hopeful that they will recover. In low, barely audible voices, Imran Masih, 21, and Khushi Masih, 24, told Compass that two Muslims armed with AK-47s in Punjab Province’s Chak (village) 297-JB, in Toba Tek Singh district, shot them in their chests after Continue Reading

Pakistan Still Hates America and What That Teaches Us

From Gloria-Centre.Org Pakistan Still Hates America and What That Teaches Us By Barry Rubin * August 15, 2009 ATTENTION WEBMASTERS.  You are welcome to post this entire article as long as you give a direct link to the article on our site and to The August 13 Pew poll in Pakistan shows just how much effect the popularity of President Barack Obama has on this critical country. Since he became Continue Reading

Mysterious ‘chip’ is CIA’s latest weapon against al-Qaida targets hiding in Pakistan’s tribal belt

From Guardian UK The CIA is equipping Pakistani tribesmen with secret electronic transmitters to help target and kill al-Qaida leaders in the north-western tribal belt, in a tactic that could aid Pakistan's army as it takes the battle against extremism to the Taliban heartland. As the army mops up Taliban resistance in the Swat valley, where a defence official predicted fighting would be over within days, the focus is shifting to Waziristan Continue Reading

U.S. Has Plan to Secure Pakistan Nukes if Country Falls to Taliban

From Fox News The United States has a detailed plan for infiltrating Pakistan and securing its mobile arsenal of nuclear warheads if it appears the country is about to fall under the control of the Taliban, Al Qaeda or other Islamic extremists. American intelligence sources say the operation would be conducted by Joint Special Operations Command, the super-secret commando unit headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C. JSOC is the military's chief Continue Reading