Cross Posted Blogs

50 years on, Pakistan part of the Oscars once more

HOLLYWOOD: After hiatus of about 50 years, Pakistan will once again dance at the Oscars. Although the committee has not yet chosen the film, Pakistan...

Out of the loop and into Global Jihad – Kamran Shafi

Once more, thank you to the writers of the Abbottabad Commission Report, every page, every para of which I have now read and every...

The mouse that roared – Dr. Pervez Tahir

Following is  a cross-blog post from Express Tribune The deal struck with the IMF by our finance minister, Ishaq Dar, indicates that the so-called Plan...

What I learned about Partition

The writer is a journalist in Delhi. His work has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times International Weekly, The Friday...

How not to negotiate with the IMF

Following is a post published in Express Tribune. Writer can be reached at pervez.tahir@tribune.com.pk Negotiating a programme with the IMF has always been very difficult...

Why The IMF – M.Ziauddin

The writer for this post is Executive Editor of The Express Tribune More than 99.9 per cent of our population would perhaps find it almost...

Provincial budgets fall in line – Shahid Javed Burki

Following is a cross-blog post from Express Tribune. The writer is a former caretaker finance minister and served as vice-president at the World Bank Does...

Don’t Talk With the Taliban – Husain Haqqani

Husain Haqqani, Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States from 2008 to 2011, is the author of the forthcoming book “Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United...

Arif Alvi’s co-education controversy – Shahryar Khan

The writer is a student at Ohio Wesleyan University, currently working as an associate at Green Peak International Sports Management. He tweets @Shahryar92 Recently, a...

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