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Choosing Sides, Choosing Isolation

Two important news stories have been reported in the international media that point to a digging in of entrenched positions that are further isolating...

  کیا پاکستانی قومی سلامتی کو سوشل میڈیا سے خطرہ ہے ؟ رفیع عامر گزشتہ برس جب پاکستانی وفاقی حکومت نے سائبر کرائم بل پیش کیا تو...

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...

When Debate is Debased

It has been less than one month since I made this prediction after Husain Haqqani's last piece published by the New York Times: Instead, what...

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...

Arguing With Husain Haqqani

He is Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia at a prestigious think tank in Washington, DC. He has written multiple books...

Raymond Davis and Parachinar: Negotiating Realities

After days of their cries being ignored by military, media, and government, COAS Bajwa finally arrived in Parachinar. It is a scene you do...

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...

Bahawalpur and Parachinar: Where Is Accountability?

Across media, there has been a common reaction to the tragedy in Bahawalpur. How do we hold those responsible accountable? However, as much as...

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Pakistan Must Get Rid of Colonial Laws Against Peaceful Assembly

Seventy Five Years after Independence, Pakistan still has many archaic colonial-era laws and primitive policing strategies. A new study by the Human Rights Commission...

HRCP: Polarizing Political Discourse Will only hurt Pakistan

Pakistan has always been a polarized society but four years of Imran Khan and his politics have left political discourse deeply polarized. At a...

Pakistan Needs an Agreement with IMF Urgently

Pakistan’s ongoing economic crisis is not going to ease unless and until the government is able to get the IMF onboard and obtain the...

Pakistan Needs Continuity In Policy for Economy to Stabilize

Pakistan has long been characterized by political instability perpetuated by frequent interruption of the democratic political process that has resulted in the absence of...