Ali Chughtai

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Pakistan’s Deep State Expands ‘Kill and Dump’ Policy

Pakistan’s Deep State has a history of targeting dissidents who live within its borders. In the last year or...

Why you should think twice before embracing Zaid Hamid

Pakistan’s current conditions are far from encouraging, as the government struggles to combat extremism and continues to fall short of addressing the needs of...

Military Accountability: The Role of Political Parties

The presence of Osama Bin Laden in Abbotabad has led to an opening of a Pandora’s box. The Pakistani military has had to pick...

The Trial of the Military

The Pakistani military establishment has had to contend with its fair share of strategic blunders in the past. The ones that immediately come to...

What Pakistan can learn from Afridi’s observation of “Indian rivalry”

Pakistanis are still healing from the loss against India on Wednesday, but what has perhaps caught most people off guard is Pakistan cricket team’s...

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Book Banning and Censorship Exposes Hollowness of ‘Ideology of Pakistan’

Banning books, films, paintings, and poems, and censoring academics and journalists is now old in Pakistan. But in recent times this has taken an...

FATF Sword of Damocles Keeps Hanging Over Pakistan

In 2018, the United Nations (UN) Financial Action Task Force (FATF) -- the international watchdog against money laundering and financing of terrorism ---  placed...

Official Celebrates as Pakistan’s Blasphemy Mania Takes Life of U.S. Citizen

Pakistan has one of the worst blasphemy laws of any country around the world. These laws have been used for decades to persecute and...

Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly Fuels Bigotry, Assault on History

Pakistan’s educational system and curricula have been criticized by historians and educators as being far from reality, creating a manufactured history, and suppressing any...
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