Chaudhry Rasheed

15 Posts

Another IMF Bailout for Pakistan is only a Mixed Blessing

After months of uncertainty, Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund finally reached a staff-level agreement on revival of the bailout program. This decision will...

Pakistanis yearning for Miracle Men Based on Culture where Emotion & Dogma Rule

Many societies crave for Messiahs but, as many have noted, Pakistan is one of those countries where, in the words of Professor Pervez Hoodbhoy,...

Imran Khan’s Rants Will Only Damage Pakistan

As Prime Minister Imran Khan is wont to do, he appears to have forgotten that he is prime minister and so is acting increasingly...

Pakistan’s Greatest Crisis is Bigotry!

Prime Minister Imran Khan may claim that he is moving the country towards a Riasat e Madina but the reality is that Pakistan is...

Religious & Political Leaders Responsible for Blasphemy Lynching Culture, Says Scholar

Less than two weeks after the horrific Sialkot lynching, while the majority of Pakistanis may have chosen to move on and forget that incident,...

Taliban Victory, Pakistani Triumphalism, and Homegrown Jihadis

Pakistan’s strategic establishment and segments of the Pakistani ruling class and elite may be celebrating the Taliban’s triumph in Afghanistan but this triumphalism will...

Imran Khan’s position becomes less and less tenable

Prime Minister Imran Khan narrowly defeated the no-confidence motion in the National Assembly, days after losing a key Senate seat (from Islamabad) to the...

Pakistan’s Dance with FATF

Releasing terror suspects and delaying actions when it comes to terror financing is not the way a country seeks to rebuild its international image....

Pakistan’s ‘Circle of Dissent’ is Growing

Any form of dissent is viewed as anti-national by the Pakistani state. For decades, Baloch, Sindhi, Muhajir, and Pashtun dissidents have been the targets...

Pakistan’s Media Freedom Ranking Falls Further

Pakistan has one of the worst records when it comes to media freedom. According to the global watchdog, Reporters without borders (RSF), Pakistan stands...

Banning Indian Cultural Products to Maintain Artificial Pakistani Narrative

The Pakistani state has a long history of moral policing but it appears to be becoming worse every year. According to an editorial the...

Pakistan Now Exports Blasphemy Terrorism to Europe

On Friday September 25, an 18-year-old immigrant from Pakistan was arrested after stabbing two people near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie...

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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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