Usman Ali Siddiqi

24 Posts

Pakistan Needs To Prepare for Recurring Climate Crises

The entire South Asian landmass is going through a record breaking heatwave. In addition to the human toll this heatwave has taken, there have...

Pakistanis need to own up to Reality: Decades of Propaganda, Brainwashing, and Otherisation

Blind devotion and cult-like following have damaged societies and polities all over the world. Pakistan, unfortunately, appears to be headed down a similar path....

Pakistanis Become Less Optimistic About Their Future in ‘Naya Pakistan’

Three and a half years ago when Imran Khan was selected as Prime Minister and proclaimed a Naya Pakistan there were many who believed...

Imran Khan’s dreams of 2nd Term may be a fantasy

Prime Minister Imran Khan came to power in 2018 because of the backing of Pakistan’s military intelligence establishment. For the last three years the...

Pandora Papers Expose Corruption of Imran Khan Cronies and Pakistani Establishment

For years, Minister Imran Khan ran campaigns claiming that as someone who was not corrupt he would eradicate corruption and also ensure no one...

Pakistan’s Minorities Remain Under Constant Threat

Pakistan has the dubious distinction of being one of the worst countries to live in if you are a minority, religious or ethnic. While...

Political Isolation Hurts Pakistan’s Economy

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his advisors continue to claim that Pakistan is so important to the world and especially to the United States,...

Manipulated Elections Becoming Pakistan’s Hallmark

The recently concluded elections in Azad Kashmir were predictable in that they continued the tradition of the ruling party in Islamabad forming the government...

More Instability Ahead for Pakistan Under Hybrid Regime

The Imran Khan led ‘selected’ hybrid regime has long faced instability. However, over the last few months, with a divided opposition, seeming victory for...

Imran Khan’s conspiracy prone, misogynist, & Extremist Views Getting Exposed

Three years ago, when Imran Khan was ‘selected’ as Prime Minister of Pakistan, there were many around the world who viewed this as a...

‘Electoral Reforms’ Are an Excuse to Fix Pakistan’s Next Election

Clash between institutions is old in Pakistan, with one brewing between the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the Imran Khan led government. The...

China Concerned About Pakistan’s Ability to Pay Back its Loans

The Pakistani Establishment has perennially sought a superpower ally who will always be ready to bail out Pakistan, economically, diplomatically, and militarily. For years...

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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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