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· August, 2007

Stories about Pakistan from August, 2007

Tunisia: A new Mohammed cartoon crisis ?

Tunisian blogger A.L.G.Y of Cos-maux-polis is wondering whether a new Mohammed cartoon crisis is brewing. She explains that drawings of a man with the body of a dog wearing a turban were published in a local Swedish newspaper on August, 18th. As protests are underway in Pakistan and Iran, she...

Central Asia: Which port to choose?

  21 August 2007

As a landlocked region, Central Asia is reliant on other countries’ maritime infrastructure to integrate with world markets. On Registan.net, Kayumars Turkistani evaluates two potential seaports, Gwadar in Pakistan and Chabahar in Iran.

South Asia: Slaving in the Middle East

  17 August 2007

South Asian migrant workers (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal) have a notable contribution in the developments of Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf region. But the abuse and exploitation of these workers is shocking and serious issue. Migrant workers fuel the engine of the economy but they are exploited,...

Pakistan: Talibanization

  16 August 2007

KO presents a timeline of Talibanization of Pakistan. “It didn't just creep up and hit an entire country on the head yesterday, it was a long time cooking.”

Pakistan: Power Supply

  15 August 2007

Power supply appears to have become more erratic in parts of the country. The Pakistani Spectator on inadequate infrastructure.

Pakistan: On Pakistaniat

  14 August 2007

All Things Pakistan on defining what Pakistaniat means to various individuals. “we ask our readers to share the one thing – a song, an image, a verse, a thought, a quote, a person, anything – that represents their Pakistaniat for them.”

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