M. Saleem Butt

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75 Years After Pakistan’s Independence, Minority Nationalities Still Feel Marginalized

In its 75th year of independence, maybe it is time for Pakistan’s leaders and state to redress the grievances of all of Pakistan’s citizens...

Military Favoured NAB Chief Turns Out to be Sexual Harrasser

Pakistan, the land of the Pure, was founded in 1947 with the hope that this would be a land of justice and peace. Neither...

Election Commission of Pakistan Says Always Ready to hold elections

Is Pakistan gearing up for elections, once again? If so, when will they be held? That is the question being asked after the Chief...

Imran Khan’s Narrative, Sharif Govt.’s Bumbling Both Threaten Pakistan

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan continues his tirade against the current government and the Pakistani state remains on the defensive. As an editorial in...

Purana Pakistan Replaces Naya Pakistan

Imran Khan became the first Prime Minister of Pakistan to lose a vote of no confidence. On Saturday April 9, after a week of...

Imran Khan is Flailing After Failing Badly on Most Counts

Prime Minister Imran Khan may believe he is safe in power, very few others do, not even his own advisors and supporters. As an...

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Madness and Violence Keeps Increasing

Pakistan has the strictest blasphemy laws in the world and every few months, some individual is accused of blasphemy and lynched or murdered. Two...

DG ISI Acts as if Pakistan has conquered Kabul

The triumphalism of Pakistan’s establishment over the victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan, is visible not only on social media or statements by political...

Pakistan Should Not Expect Ties with U.S. to Dramatically Improve under Biden

Islamabad viewed the Biden administration’s arrival with trepidation mixed with hope. Under the Trump administration, Pakistan’s policy was stop making headlines for the wrong...

Impunity of Corrupt Generals in Pakistan Getting Increasingly Exposed

For decades Pakistan’s civilian politicians have always viewed corruption as a Damocles sword, that hangs over their hands constantly, even when they leave office....

Is Cynthia Ritchie’s Innings as Pakistani Deep State Batsman Coming to an End?

Cynthia Ritchie, one of a handful of 'Gora Pakistanis' is once again in the news. In May 2020, Ritchie created a storm with an abusive...

More Money for ISI, But Pakistan Lacks Funds for Education, Health

Pakistan’s deep state apparatus has sucked in more money than most other intelligence agencies around the world without providing 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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