Zahid Khan

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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...

Imran Khan’s fantasy, US-Pakistan relations will go back to ‘business as usual’

Prime Minister Imran Khan would like President Joe Biden to call him and maybe invite him to Washington and the Pakistani military would like...

Establishment and Imran Khan Planning to Rig Another Election

More than seven decades after Independence, Pakistan has rarely had genuinely free and fair elections. However, in recent years, demands for electoral reforms have...

Violence Mars Voting in Pakistan

The recently concluded elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), witnessed large scale violence with the deaths of two workers of the ruling party,...

Friction increasing in China Pakistan Relations

Recent events show that the ‘higher than the Karakoram and sweeter than honey’ relationship between China and Pakistan is not as close as the...

Positive Propaganda’ is not a substitute for Sound Economic Policy

Pakistan’s economy has almost always been in the doldrums, and the country is always one step away from a major crisis. Historically the government...

Torture in State Custody Remains Endemic in Pakistan

Pakistan is a signatory to the Convention against Torture, and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) and the International Convention on...

Pakistan is Back at the IMF’s Door with Begging Bowl

Over the last seven decades, Pakistan has approached the International Monetary Fund (IMF) 23 times, and almost always, the government of the day borrows...

Pakistan Lurches from Crisis to Crisis

Pakistan has often, over the last seven decades, lurched from crisis to crisis and been variously termed, failed or failing or flailing state. Once...

Blasphemy Mobs Intimidate Pakistan’s Religious Minorities

Pakistan has long had a reputation as a country with the strictest blasphemy laws that carry the death penalty. Human Rights groups have long...

Naya Pakistan’s Naya Rules: Shehbaz Sharif Denied Right to Travel Abroad in Violation of Court Orders

The hallmark of a democracy is when the rules are the same for everyone, whether in government or opposition. The trademark of autocratic rule...

Former Playboy Imran Khan Blames Women‘s Clothing for Rape

Leaders are supposed to set examples, not just on the political but also the social front. However, Prime Minister Imran Khan apparently does not...

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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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