Meanwhile as Taliban fighters edge closer to Islamabad, Washington is growing concerned about the safety of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons.
So it doesn’t seem surprising that yesterday, one Pakistani journalist said that the country was heading for ‘galloping Talibanisation’. But can anything be done to stop it?
Tomorrow Barack Obamaill be meeting the Pakistani and Afghan Presidents. Some journalists are wondering whether the US will be able to do anything to solve Pakistan’s problems. Anatol Lieven thinks that one of the that the country’s problems with extremism is because some Pakistanis don’t trust the West. We’d like to hear what Pakistanis think, do you think Pakistan needs Western help or is the solution to extremism closer to home?
One study which has gained a lot of attention this week has been the findings that the contraceptive injection for men. could be just as effective at preventing pregnancy that taking the Pill. It sounds like an interesting development in theory, but could men be trusted to take it?
Ladies, would you like your partner to take more responsibility over contraception? or would you rather have the peace of mind of knowing that you are the one in control?
And men, would you be interested in taking the contraceptive injection?
Here’s an interesting solution to the economic crisis from China, where one county has ordered its officials to smoke more cigarettes in order to boost the economy. What do you make of this? Should individuals put themselves at risk for the sake of the greater good?