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As usual, the response from UN commission’s report was expected. The gullible masses ignore to grasp the gist of the report.

This was in April, 2010 and many events unfolded after this, which pointed to the same problem.

Here is my article in The News that was published the very next day:

Some serious lessons need to be learnt from the UN Commission’s report on the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. Surely there was a security lapse, lack of coordination and incompetence on the part of our premier intelligence agencies whose character has been dubious ever since their role was expanded in the political sphere. The UN Commission’s report might be the first formal and written proof of how certain agencies undermine democracy. It is high time all democratic forces joined hands and curtailed the covert operations of these agencies by redefining their role.

Redefining the role of intelligence agencies with minimum interference in civilian matters is the need of the hour. It will also strengthen their professional capabilities and make our countrymen more secure. The Quaid-e-Azam had rightly ordered the uniformed men not to interfere in civilian matters and never assume the role of policy-makers.

Syed Ali Abbas Zaidi

Islamabad

The News

The world too knows, what we “activists” have experience over the years. Those sitting in drawing rooms and arguing with their neighbours might not see and feel the presence, we do – daily. And we have been propagating REFORMS. Without these reforms, nothing shall change in Pakistan.

– Zaidi

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