All posts tagged: Bhatti

Secret UK-Saudi Deal Exposes the Fallacy of Human Rights

Last week, The Guardian Newspaper revealed the UK and Saudi Arabia had a clandestine deal in place, which involved selection to UN’s coveted Human Rights Council. In 2013, Britain conducted secret vote-trading deals with Saudi Arabia to ensure both states were elected to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), according to leaked diplomatic cables. The […]

As India and Pakistan Join SCO the Battle for Eurasia Heats Up

On July 10 2015, at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in the Russian city of Ufa, India and Pakistan were formally inducted and given full membership. The SCO, which also includes the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, is widely viewed as a platform for Moscow and Beijing to project influence in […]

Implications of a Greek exit from the Euro

News: After a resounding no from Greeks to Europe’s bailout programme for the country, the European Union is plunged into its greatest political crisis. As European leaders meet at an emergency summit meeting to discuss the situation, European voices opposed to the stance taken by Greece are hardening. Germany’s Vice-Chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, warned that Greece […]

In Capitalism the Crimes of the Banking Elites go Unpunished

“I sincerely believe… that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies”– Thomas Jefferson Western banks have a habit of embroiling themselves in scandals that involve large sums of money. Last week the FBI stated six global banks were involved in criminality “on a massive scale”.  The banks will pay circa $5.6 billion for rigging […]

Do the Muslims of Europe face the fate of 20th Century Jews or 15th Century Spanish Inquisitors?

“Are Muslims being set up as the New Jews of Europe? It appears so. Muslims are the primary enemies of modern European states, the archetypal “Other,” and the scapegoats for Europe’s social, political, and economic ills…In light of the links between European Jews of the 20th century and European Muslims of the 21st century, we […]

The Yemen Crisis is the Beginning of the End of Western Domination over Muslim Lands

As the horrific death toll of civilians mount in Yemen, Saudi Arabia unmoved carries on bombing raids with no end in sight. Yet all indications are that the aerial bombardment of Houthi positions is a dismal failure and calls into question Saudi’s plan for Yemen. Houthi forces have advanced into Yemen’s second largest city Aden, […]

The Gathering of Muslim Intellectuals in Islamabad Must Reject Western Efforts to Divide Muslims


On March 5, 2015, a Pakistani Senator proudly announced that for the first time in Pakistan, the two-day ‘Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries’ would be held on March 7-8, in Islamabad, under the joint auspices of Pakistan-China Institute (PCI), the Turkish Asian Centre for Strategic Studies (TASAM), the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), a German think tank, and Pakistan’s Senate Committee on Defence. Senator Mushahid Hussain is the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Think Tanks Forum, which Pakistan is hosting for the first time. The Forum has a 9-member board of eminent persons from different Muslim countries, where Senator Mushahid Hussain will be representing Pakistan, while other represented countries include Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Malaysia and Sudan. This time Germany will also be attending. So the question arises, why is Pakistan convening this form on its soil for the very first time and for what purpose?