Nasir Saeed

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Pakistan Turns to IMF Again, Facing Economic Downslide and a Battered Rupee

The Pakistani Rupee continues its disastrous downward slide for the last week hitting Rs269.63 for US dollar on Monday, January 30, 2023. Pakistan’s foreign...

Foreign Funding, Establishment Support Helped Imran Khan’s Rise (Might Bring His Fall, too)

Imran Khan and his supporters may claim that his rise to power was based on a groundswell of popular support but the reality, as...

On one Page No More? Imran Khan’s Government on Way Out?

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his advisors may claim that all is well between the ruling party and the establishment but most political observers...

Political Turmoil Roils Pakistan, Again!

Pakistani politics is once again in turmoil and there are rumors afloat about what will happen next. According to an editorial in The Friday Times...

‘Former Ambassador & Army Officer writes open letter to General Bajwa’

    Pakistan continues its downward spiral, on the political, social, and economic front. Recently, Kamran Shafi, former Ambassador of Pakistan to Cuba, a former army officer,...

Imran Khan’s Regime Exacerbates Pakistan’s Economic and Human Rights Problems

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan was promised as a panacea to all of Pakistan’s troubles: political, economic, social, and foreign policy. Instead it...

Imran Khan is one of worst 37 rulers in world for press freedom, says RSF

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his advisors have long asserted that Pakistan’s media is more free than that of Western countries and has repeatedly...

Pakistan Gets Seat on UN Human Rights Council Along With Other Rights Violators

Pakistan, along with Russia and China, was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, bringing into spotlight the country’s sustained lack of commitment...

Mistrust Between Pakistan’s State and Society

73 years independence is a good time to indulge in a serious introspection on the relationship between the Pakistani state and society. How far...

Former Taliban Spokesman Ehsan Continues to Expose Pakistan’s Ties to Terrorism

At a time when the Pakistani state is hoping to gain global credibility through news stories of potential sanctions against the Afghan Taliban, and...

A Decline in Remittances Portends Ill for Pakistan’s Economy

Pakistan’s economy has long been dependent on two sources: remittances from its diaspora working in the Gulf and in the West and...

Imran Khan’s Messiah complex will always get in the way of governance

It is said that adversity makes a leader. If that were so, the Coronavirus pandemic has once again shown how Imran Khan has been...

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Pakistan Turns to IMF Again, Facing Economic Downslide and a Battered Rupee

The Pakistani Rupee continues its disastrous downward slide for the last week hitting Rs269.63 for US dollar on Monday, January 30, 2023. Pakistan’s foreign...

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As Pakistan stares into the default abyss, the media and public attention seems to be focused on blaming the elite for “stealing public resources,...

Making Peace with India is Key to Pakistan’s Return from the Brink

Pakistan’s economic and security crises make it even more critical that India and Pakistan need to take steps to resume diplomatic relations. This year’s...
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