Friday, October 07, 2022
03:25 PM (GMT +5)

Go Back   CSS Forums > CSS Compulsory Subjects > Current Affairs

Reply Share Thread: Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook     Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter     Submit Thread to Google+ Google+    
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old Sunday, July 31, 2011
rose_pak's Avatar
40th CTP (IRS)
CSP Medal: Awarded to those Members of the forum who are serving CSP Officers - Issue reason: CE 2011 - Merit 176Medal of Appreciation: Awarded to appreciate member's contribution on forum. (Academic and professional achievements do not make you eligible for this medal) - Issue reason:
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Islamabad,
Posts: 521
Thanks: 453
Thanked 851 Times in 301 Posts
rose_pak is a jewel in the roughrose_pak is a jewel in the roughrose_pak is a jewel in the roughrose_pak is a jewel in the rough
Smile News Analysis

I am starting this thread for news analysis. Participation from other members is highly encouraged. However for effectiveness, participants are encouraged to follow these rules:
  • Self generated news analysis
  • No copy paste
  • Facutal and argumentative
  • Conciese and precise;

regards.



News: Paksitan conditioned move of diplomats with NOC

According to news reports, the Pakistan government has asked all diplomats in the country to obtain NOC prior to moving out-station. The move is widely seen as restricting the movement of foreign agents freely within the country, ostensibly, without the approval of the government.

Government Viewpoint:

The government of Pakistan is of the view that the measure has been taken to enhaunce the security of diplomates rather than restricting them. On the other hand, the measure is belived to be taken to contain CIA activities within the country and said to be voilating Viana Convention on Diplomatic Relation 1961.

Anlysis/Implication:

It must be noted that the decision has came out in the aftermath of OBL operation and subsequent emerging detailes of CIA web in Pakistan. Apparently, the Pakistani authorities do not want other agents to make an independent network of their own which undermines the national security and is a threat to the country.

However, the decision is considered a bit harsh given the economic, security and political challenges facing the country. It may marginalise the country a bit further on international front.

Pak US relation may deteriorate further as the decision is being taken as US centric, though applied to all diplomats. According to Daily Dawn, there has been some speculation about Pakistan being taged as "roug" state which implies that the diplomates of Pakistan would not be able to leave washington and visit any area without prior approval. Though the notion has been rejected by the US government however it could be on the cards. This seems a true tit-for-tat scenario. If such a scenario develops Pakistan has to face humilitation on international front. This may further deteriorate the relation which are already in jeopardy after the May incidents and suspension of some of the military aid.

Suggestion:

Given the current challenges, Pakistan is facing, and the state of Pak US relation as well as Pakistan's international image, the decision may prove counterproductive. Instead of restricting all the movements and making it conditional, a frame work can be developed whereby the ambassadors as well as their higher level staff memeber be exempted from this condition. Moreover, visa issuance process needs to be tackled seriosly and cautiously so that "doubtful persons" can be filtered out.

Any decision must be coincide with the international law and national interests - security, economic, military and good will at international level.
__________________
Ahmad Shakeel Babar
.
"If you really want to achieve something the whole universe conspires for you to get your dream realized."
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old Sunday, July 31, 2011
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: New York,Lahore
Posts: 679
Thanks: 988
Thanked 522 Times in 325 Posts
mjkhan is a name known to allmjkhan is a name known to allmjkhan is a name known to allmjkhan is a name known to allmjkhan is a name known to allmjkhan is a name known to all
Default

The decision should be seen in a wide spectrum by keeping in mind that PAK and US are in the process of reviewing their relationship and renegotiating the terms of engagement.Both are playing their cards in order to be on a better standing while negotiating and to show its worth to the other.the restriction of movement of diplomats may be the reply to the steps like closure of the aid to the military or it may be of general nature etc.

The decision will not have long term effects as renewed terms of engagement will be arrived at soon.and all these decisions will be reverted back.

The bar put on the diplomats by the authorities is in violation of vienna convention but the cover of present violent situation is available to PAK in respect of its decision.


PAK should bear in mind:

1.)Its limitations in respect of its deplorable economic condition and the programme of IMF.

2.)Its international standing(pointing towards isolation)

Suggestions


1.)Higher level officials should be exempted from this restriction

2.)Instead of restricting the movement of diplomats visa issuing process should be strengthened in order to avoid the entry of suspicious personnels.(ISI has already told authorities that within the available resources it is not possible for them to keep a check on the movement of all the american diplomats in PAK)

3.)New relationship with america should be defined as early as possible
__________________
Puppet,Slave,Lover
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to mjkhan For This Useful Post:
rose_pak (Monday, August 01, 2011)
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
development of pakistan press since 1947 Janeeta Journalism & Mass Communication 15 Tuesday, May 05, 2020 03:04 AM
What is News khuhro Journalism & Mass Communication 4 Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:50 PM


CSS Forum on Facebook Follow CSS Forum on Twitter

Disclaimer: All messages made available as part of this discussion group (including any bulletin boards and chat rooms) and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not of CSSForum.com.pk (unless CSSForum.com.pk is specifically identified as the author of the message). The fact that a particular message is posted on or transmitted using this web site does not mean that CSSForum has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. We encourage visitors to the forum to report any objectionable message in site feedback. This forum is not monitored 24/7.

Sponsors: ArgusVision   vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.