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Post-leak: Abbottabad Commission’s report should be case study for future policies

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A seminar at SAFMA discussed the effects of the leaked report of the commission. ISLAMABAD: The leaked Abbottabad Commission report provides an opportunity for Pakistan’s leaders to introspect and review the country’s intelligence apparatus. This was the view of panelists at a discussion on the Abbottabad Commission report organised by the South Asian Free Media […]

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Abbottabad report: right to know

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THE recent leak of Abbottabad Commission report escalated the political temperature and inundated talk shows with a new debate. The script, which surfaced, though critical of military intelligence agencies, didn’t fix the responsibility, unambiguously, on one institution. However, the leaked text of the report categorically highlights the civil-military imbalance, and brings to limelight the incapacity […]

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Open up

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By: Kamila Hyat We know too little about how our government functions or what it determines for us – quite often without our knowledge or consent. One of the areas into which authorities seem to be stepping with heavier and heavier boots is access to information over the internet. The internet has, notably over the […]

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Media reports on commission misleading, says Javed Iqbal

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ISLAMABAD: Justice (R) Javed Iqbal, head of the Abbottabad Commission which probed the US raid on May 2, 2011 in which Osama bin Laden was killed, has refuted foreign media reports on the commission report. Talking to a private TV channel, Javed Iqbal said the news circulating in foreign media regarding the Abbottabad Commission report […]

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