Zubeida Mustafa is a journalist from Pakistan where she works for a daily paper. She obtained a Master's degree in International Relations from the University of Karachi and has also studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
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Monday, December 22, 2008
No Time for War: A Call for Peace Amid Rising Nuclear Tensions between Pakistan and India
Peace activists in Pakistan and India are attempting desperately to be heard above the din raised by warmongers - elitist by all counts and claiming to be patriotic as well - in the wake of the Mumbai carnage. Jingoism is in the air - be it from so-called nationalists (posing as analysts on television) advocating a nuclear attack for the defense of their country, or the man on the street. Be they from Pakistan or India, they speak of war with great abandon as if it is child's play. For the electronic media it is a race for sensationalism.