Ahsan Kureshi

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Imran Khan’s Rhetoric Continues But is it Good for Pakistan?

Pakistan’s political instability continues to grow. As columnist and author Zahid Hussain notes, while the PTI “is clearly dominating the political narrative” but will...

Polio Continues to Plague Pakistan, The Govt Needs to Do More

Pakistan is one of three countries in the world which have yet to eradicate polio fully from the country. Time and again civilian governments...

Pakistan’s Massive Energy Crisis, Needs A Solution

The entire region is reeling through a heatwave and at a time like this Pakistan’s escalating power crisis is making things worse. The national...

Pakistan’s Minorities, its Unequal Citizens

Pakistan, founded to protect the Muslims of British India, has over the decades become a country where no religious, or ethnic, minorities are safe....

Pakistan’s New Govt Faces Many Challenges and Few Opportunities

On April 11, Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif took over as Pakistan’s 23 Prime Minister, but he has a tough task ahead of him, both...

Imran Khan & PTI Spread Faulty Narrative about Voting in National Assembly

Pakistan is once again facing a political crisis with Prime Minister Imran Khan and his PTI-led government raising the temperature instead of calming things...

Pakistan’s Surging Current Account Deficit Bodes ill for Economy

Pakistan’s economy continues to unravel with the current account going from bad to worse. Soaring imports, falling workers’ remittances and surging debt payments are...

Pakistan Needs to Deal with Omicron

Two years after the spread of Covid19, the world is still having to deal with this pandemic. In Pakistan, cases of the Omicron variant...

Pakistan’s Military and Supreme Court Lose Respect While Exceeding Limits

From the independence of the country, Pakistan’s politics has been framed by institutional overreach of one institution, the military. Over time, however, there has...

Lack of Tax Base Keeps Pakistani economy on life support

Pakistan has long suffered from a stagnant tax base and Pakistan’s tax-to-GDP ratio of 10 % is one of the lowest in the region...

Pakistanis Cannot Have Normal Cricket Amidst Security Challenges

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s attempts to portray Pakistan as a normal country appear to be running into problems repeatedly. Pakistan’s economy is still in...

Pakistan is not safe for women

Pakistan is no country for minorities, it appears it is also no country for women. The recent killing of Noor Mukaddam have demonstrated the...

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Imran Khan Cult Ignores Common Sense at Pakistan’s Peril

Former prime minister Imran Khan and his cult-like following may continue to believe that Khan is the solution for all of Pakistan’s problems. However,...

A Routine UN Speech Get PM Sharif Little International Support

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif gave his maiden speech at UN General Assembly on September 23. While the majority of the premier’s speech focused on...

Pakistan’s 3 Finance Ministers in One Year Do Not Reflect Stability

Pakistan’s biggest crisis is its economy and for the long-term growth of any economy, stability at the helm is key. Miftah Ismail has done...

Pakistanis Play ‘Who Will Be The Next Army Chief’ While Crises Engulf Country

The army has dominated Pakistan since its independence in 1947 to the extent that the selection of the army chief is often of more...
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