Mukhtar Ahmed

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Begging Bowl Endures: Imran Khan Borrows from China to Pay Back Saudis

Prime Minister Imran Khan may claim all he likes that under him Pakistan will never extend a ‘begging bowl’ before other countries, but in...

Imran Khan Lies About Media Freedom Can’t Hide Ugly Reality of Repression

Pakistan ranks as one of the worst countries in the world when it comes to media freedom. According to global media watchdog, RSF (Reporters...

‘Sedition’ Charges Against Democrats is a Longstanding Pakistan Tradition

The Pakistani state has a long history of labelling any form of democratic dissent as treason or sedition. In previous year, these labels were...

Human Rights Group to Government: Your response to Covid-19 “sloppy”

  With 265,791 confirmed cases and 5,631 deaths, the response of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government to Covid19 has been abysmal. According to a recent...

Government to use Covid-19 fund for interest payment

Pakistan’s economy was in doldrums even before Covid-19 hit. Just recently Moodys issued an alert and placed Pakistan on a watch list...

Trump is obviously wrong…But so are we

US President Donald Trump announced America's new Afghanistan policy today, which sounded very familiarly like America's old Afghanistan policy. What has received the most...

Sadiq & Ameen vs Security and Economy

Let us save the theatrics for the script writers for a moment and admit what appear to be some basic truths. Nawaz Sharif's family...

Parachinar and Sectarianism: Are Shia Becoming Next Bengalis?

The tragic situation in Parachinar has turned from bad to worst. First, the people are attacked repeatedly and agencies appear to be completely outfoxed...

Why can we shoot down Iranian drones but not American ones? Answer is simple.

Just as quickly as the news spread that PAF had shot down an Iranian drone that violated Pakistani airspace, the predictable question began pouring...

When all you have is an Army, everything looks like a war

It is hard for me to write anything since I haven't had enough sleep in the past 48 hours. I'm still not sure whether...

America Gives Us a Model For Official Inquiries

There are many times that people point to America as an excuse for doing something. We should not use proxies. "America does it." We...

“Command Eleven”: What’s the Point of ISI’s Latest ‘Perception Management’ Operation?

In the past year, a new ‘private’ venture has launched called CommandEleven.com which is led by Lt Gen (r) Tariq Khan and Col (r)...

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Pakistan’s National Ideology of Anger and Hate

Decades of ideological brainwashing through an educational curriculum that spews hatred (religious, ethnic, and social), a media and social media apparatus that amplifies this,...

Imposter, not Saviour: Daska Election Exposes Imran Khan’s Fraud

For decades, Imran Khan and his followers have argued that he was the Messiah that Pakistan needed: uncorrupted, clean, and someone who would never...

Pakistan’s Dance with FATF

Releasing terror suspects and delaying actions when it comes to terror financing is not the way a country seeks to rebuild its international image....

UN Report Suggests Pakistan Has Done Little to Tackle TTP

For the last few years, every Pakistani government has claimed that they are doing more to combat terrorism. According to the 27th report by...
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