• 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, 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. Through official interaction, observation or study, he knows intimately fortes and foibles of NSA, FBI,CIA and ISI and has views on their professionalism, efficiency, and efficacy.Specializes on Kashmir and nuclear issues, besides defence budget. Lectured MBA students. He is a Master of Economics, Business Administration, and LLB(Shariah and Law). Knows several languages including Arabic and French.
•Still looking up for some research/writing/lecture/administrative job or assignment in Pakistan or abroad..
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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
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
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 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)
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
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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