Mahmood Adeel

510 Posts

You Say You Want A Revolution

"Revolution" seems to have re-entered the public debate lately. But recent events once again raise the question - who is the "public" in this...

The Secular Threat

When anti-Shia religious extremists kill people in the streets, why does it seem like everyone is afraid of secularism these days? From the Chief...

Visa Bogey Man

This old story about diplomatic visas for the US is like a stomach ache that just won’t go away. It follows a pretty typical...

Why Do Terrorists Have More Legal Rights Than Honest Citizens?

As often as the police arrest some miscreants involved in bombing attacks and militancy, the courts continue to release the suspects citing lack of...

Electronic Purdah

When I was a young boy, I remember there was the mother of a friend of mine who did not go to the...

Stop Putting Down Pakistan!

A recent commenter wrote something that I read and hear very often, and that always infuriates me. The comment was on a post about...

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Pakistan Cannot Escape Rules of Economics

On Thursday May 26, the coalition government led by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced an increase in prices of petroleum products. Finance Minister, Miftah...

Deal with IMF is Pakistan Rupee’s Only Hope

Pakistan’s economic crisis continues with the rupee in free fall and inconclusive talks between the government of Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)....

Pakistan in Crisis Mode, Once Again

Pakistan appears to be heading towards political confrontation with the recent PTI march on the federal capital. Crackdowns on the opposition leaders and the...

Pakistan Makes Changes to Electoral Law

Recently, the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2022 that seeks to remove the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in...
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