Response to Washington Post's Try 'Pakistan First'



Response to Washington Post's Try 'Pakistan First'



Zahir Ebrahim



April 27, 2008.



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To: Mr. Jim Hoagland <jimhoagland@washpost.com>

Washington Post

Dated: Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 10:05 PM

Subject: Try 'Pakistan First'

Dear Mr. Jim Hoagland

I read your oped piece of April 27, 2008 in the Washington Post online just a few moments ago [where you stated: “Pakistan, with its two dozen nuclear weapons, popular and official support for Kashmiri and Taliban terrorism, and political instability, is ultimately a greater threat to world peace than Afghanistan and Iraq combined. That is the unavoidable reality that campaign promises should not obscure.” ]

While you may surely be right on the 364 'unbirthday parties' with the 'Mad Hatter' thumping to the beat of "United We Stand" with 'Alice', for that one real birthday when 'Alice' is wide awake, please permit me to point your kind attention to three short essays which betray a different, even more grotesque reality of the 'Grand Chessboard':

From Balance of Terror to Unilateral Terror on the Grand Chessboard!

'Bin Laden': Key enabler of "imperial mobilization" ... and nuclear attack on Iran–Pakistan

The attack of 'Al-Qaeeda' and Pakistani 'loose nukes'

And for you kind convenience, I take the liberty of including the text of the first one below. I just composed it earlier this morning, and it would appear, rather clairvoyantly in anticipation of your oped! Please feel free to browse the world on that one real genuine birthday at http://humanbeingsfirst.org

We live and die once in our tiny existence (on the cosmic scale). While a vast majority of us have no choice but to face the grotesque reality head-on in our daily meager existence, the handful few among us privileged enough to be living in our comfortable homes in the West, can at least venture to 'call a spade a spade'! Yes I hate truisms too, and I do beg your pardon for stating the obvious.

Please feel free to get in touch if you have questions.

Kind Regards,

Zahir Ebrahim

Project Humanbeingsfirst.org


From Balance of Terror to Unilateral Terror on the Grand Chessboard!

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The author, an ordinary researcher and writer on contemporary geopolitics, a minor justice activist, grew up in Pakistan, studied EECS at MIT, engineered for a while in high-tech Silicon Valley (patents here), and retired early to pursue other responsible interests. His maiden 2003 book was rejected by six publishers and can be read on the web at http://PrisonersoftheCave.org. He may be reached at http://Humanbeingsfirst.org.

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Response to Washington Post's Try 'Pakistan First'



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