Syed Yahya Hussainy

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Ideologically Adamant Taliban, International Skepticism Pose Threat to Pakistan

The Taliban and their Pakistan-based supporters may be thrilled that they have managed to overthrow what they perceived as two decades of governments that...

Pakistan’s ‘Democratic’ Political Parties Looking for Relevance

Last year the 11-member opposition party coalition, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), raised hopes among democracy lovers in Pakistan that maybe this time round Pakistan’s...

Single National Curriculum Adds to Hate Taught to Young Pakistanis

Pakistan’s educational curricula has been criticized by educationists and analysts for a long time because of its inculcating hatred against the other (non-Muslim minorities,...

Pakistan’s ‘Environment be Damned’ Approach Having Disastrous Effects

The Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project (RUDP) is an urban development megaproject in Lahore that runs along the Ravi River. It includes the construction...

Pakistan is in Disarray and so is its Political Opposition

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his advisors have often believed that they will be able to stay in power if they hold sway over...

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...

Pakistanis Continue to Crave Democracy, PDM Must Fulfil People’s Hopes

Pakistan’s history has demonstrated that the people of the country, like their neighbors, crave democracy. They vote in elections, support civilian political parties, and...

Callous Pakistan Government Fails to Get Covid Vaccines For Its People

Every government around the world is trying to ensure they have enough vaccines for their citizens. The Government of Pakistan had promised that they...

Debt Ridden Pakistan Cannot Afford to Alienate Friends, from France to Saudi & UAE

At a time when Pakistan’s economy is on a downward slide, it is losing friends in the Gulf, and it is increasingly isolated on...

Imran Khan failing in dealing with his myriad challenges

Politics in Pakistan is a funny game. Neither brute majority in Parliament nor charisma offer manna for survival.  Only the ability to pocket pride...

The Unending Saga of Pakistan’s Enforced Disappearances

  Pakistan has long had a history of a state where citizens are subject to “enforced disappearances” --- people who speak out against the state...

Is Pakistan’s Opposition Finally Standing up to the Military Establishment?

For far too long, Pakistani politicians have traipsed around the issue of the military’s meddling in politics. The Multi-Party Conference held on Sunday, September...

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Imran Khan wrongly conflates Pashtun nationalism with Taliban ideology

Prime Minister Imran Khan has long suffered from a ‘foot in the mouth’ disease. However, his repeated attempts to portray an entire community and...

Pakistan is unprepared for Climate Crisis

Climate change is impacting the entire world, but the South Asian region is at particular risk. Pakistan is among those countries that will be...

Afghan Science Textbooks, written before Taliban, way ahead of Pakistani Textbooks

Afghanistan is in the news for the Taliban’s refusal to allow girls to return to school but a recent study show that Urdu-language Afghan...

World Bank Reports Gloomy Outlook for Pakistan Economy

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his advisors may claim that Pakistan’s economy is turning the corner but the latest World Bank report ‘The South...
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