iWar via @SaleemFarrukh

Pakistan is under attack - an unconventional attack to be certain. Perception warfare is the new battleground. Perception management and reflexive control are the new weapons of war. And the media is the new medium of this new war. Pakistan’s adversaries – both state and non-state – are bombarding specially designed, targeted and premeditated messages …

Pakistan’s Revolution – a Real Uprising or a Political Tantrum?

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to write a post on my view of the current revolution that's going on in Pakistan. Since I've been paying close attention to the events that have unraveled since August, my opinion is pretty biased and doesn't reflect the views of any foreigner that gets his/her sources …

To Revolt or Not to Revolt?

I’m reaching a point in life in which reality does not match what I believe and even what I see could be both true and false at the same time. Humanity is reaching a point that disgusts me to my very core. I see people dying on the streets and the media telling me everyone …

The Powerful Role of Pakistan’s Media

Malcolm X is famously known for having said: “The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” Indeed the media is extremely powerful in controlling the minds of the masses, …

Freedom Of Expression Or Well-Masked Oppression?

Not long ago, the majority of us were celebrating Independence Day with as much passion as we could muster; but the question arises, how free are we? It wasn’t long before the new Government came into power for the citizens of Pakistan to take to the streets once again. The people of Faisalabad were in …