Amjed Jaaved

Biography

• Wrote freelance for over 45 years (under original name, homonyms or pseudonyms) beginning with Morning News (Karachi), mostly on current economic and management issues. The contribution titled “An Anti-Inflation Weapon “ attracted the Pakistan's prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. PM House invited him for discussion on the economic proposal in the article. Discussed matters with Special Asst. to Prime Minister and his so-called chief economist. Not joined their team, remained independent.
• Contributions were published in leading dailies at home (News International, Express Tribune, Dawn, Nation, Daily Times, Frontier Post, etc) and abroad (Lebanon, Bangladesh, and Nepal).
• Served 1970-83 Punjab government as a principal officer (chief officer/taxation officer of Municipal bodies and District Council) before joining the Directorate-General, Inter-Services Intelligence. Retired as director, Inter-Services Intelligence in 2009. Worked at analysis, technical, and media desks, besides in the field. Has special interest in strategy, study of civilisations, international relations,particularly Kashmir and nuclear issues, besides analysis of defence budget. His work on study of civilisations, societies and cultures including analysis of structure of Pakistan's society is on the anvil. Lectured MBA students. He is a Master of Economics, Business Administration, and LLB (Shariah and Law). Knows several languages including Arabic and French. Learned computer languages at two universities.
•Currently jobless and looking up for some research/writing/lecture/administrative job or assignment in Pakistan or abroad.

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Books

Billo: A Harlot or a Housewife
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Billo is an ordinary housewife. She performs religious rituals. She is a married person. But, she does not confine her body to her husband, as the religion ordains. Under Law she should be stoned to death. But, no-one in the congested locaility, she lives in, objects to her overtly irreligious life style. Billo is an epitome of so many ordinary married women that we come across in daily life.
Reflections on Contemprorary Issues: Democracy, Terrorism, jihad, and other issues
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
The book is an exposition of some contemporary issues like democracy, jihad and terrorism. Though focus is on Pakistan, many other countries fit in the framework. Jihad under Islam, Christianity, Judaism, and Hindusim is viewed. The book draws copiously on the available research and knowledge on the subject.
Essays
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political
The ebook includes essays on some current issues. The matters discussed are `Defining and identifying terrorists', `Iran: what next?', `Voile versus turban', `Lessons from states’ failure in history', ` love and marriage', `Shariah', `Cyber warfare', `Taxing the lords', and `importance of learning mandarin' as China rises.
Role of Media in Twenty-First Century
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
The book focuses on role of media in modern times. Effort has been made to focus role of Muslim media. The issue of cyber privacy has also been dealt with.
Behaviour at Workplace
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business
Today's workplace is a complex battleground. Theories X, Y and Z exist only in books. It is the interaction of people, their minds, inner hidden motives, that shapes the cumulative outcome of behaviour. It is easier to analyse quantitative data than behaviour. The case stories in the book reflect smoke at some workplaces.
India's Democracy
You set the price! Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
India’s Constitution provides for equality of rights to all citizens, regardless of social differences. The golden words in the objectives resolution promise to secure to all the people social, economic and political justice, equal opportunity, and equality of status before the law. Practically, justice to all has been a far cry.
The Dark Side of Democracy (India-Pakistan Context)
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
General Niazi of eastern command had little leisure to attend to his professional duties. He connived at women being carried to even bunkers. While the eastern wing of the country was truncated, Yahya Khan was busy with drink and dance parties. Musharraf admits in his memoirs to being a cheat, and an ill-disciplined person. Civilian Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, and Mustafa Khar, et al were no better.
Terrorism, Jihad, Nukes and Other Issues in Focus
You set the price! Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Amjed Jaaved has been contributing free lance for around forty years. His contributions stand published in the leading dailies (News International, Nation, Dawn, et. al.), and abroad (Nepal Review, New Nation Bangladesh, Sangram, and others). The writings included in this paper cover diverse subjects _ nuclear terrorism and deterrence, jihad, suicide bombers, Kashmir issue, economic issues,so on

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