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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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Bangladesh Record on Women Shows Where Pakistan Has Gone Wrong

        Pakistan has a terrible record when it comes to human rights, civic rights, and gender related rights. Most of the countries of South...

Bidding Farewell to I.A. Rehman, Pakistan’s Relentless Human Rights Defender

With the recent demise of I.A. Rahman, the honorary spokesperson and former secretary-general I. A. Rehman of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP),...

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...

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...