Shaista Sindhu

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Elites are Only Part of Pakistan’s Deep Rooted Problems

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

Pakistan’s Deep State Prefers a Shiny New Toy To Focusing on Political & Economic Challenges

Pakistan has many challenges on the political, economic, and social fronts but Pakistan’s deep state’s response to these challenges is to ask for a...

China Helping Pakistan in Baloch Genocide

The Pakistani state has long viewed any calls for ethnic or linguistic diversity as subversive and anti-national. This has meant that any demands by...

Imran Khan’s Legal Challenges are of his own Making

Former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and his cult-like following may claim a conspiracy against him by both domestic and foreign opponents but the reality is...

Current Crises in Pakistan Are Collective Failure of All Pakistani Institutions

Seventy-five years after independence Pakistan ranks 123rd on the Global Democracy Matrix, just two points above Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. According to U.S.-based international freedom watchdog,...

Will Those Who Celebrated British Airways Returning to Pakistan Now Lament BA Canceling Flights to Lahore?

One and half years after British Airways announced its return to Pakistan, there was a big hullabaloo in the media and thumping of chests...

All Alone: OIC Refuses to Support Taliban the Way Pakistan Desires

Pakistan recently hosted the 17th extraordinary session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Council (OIC) attended by foreign ministers of 57 Muslim-majority nations and...

Sialkot Blasphemy Lynching Shows Pakistan is Far From Being a ‘Normal’ Country

The brutal lynching and burning of a Sri Lankan in Sialkot over allegations of blasphemy shows once again how far Pakistan is from becoming...

Having Sown Economic Mess, Imran Khan Reaps the Harvest

In 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan promised a Naya Pakistan that would not face any economic woes or problems. Three years later, Pakistan’s economy...

Imran Khan doesnt understand, Accountability Needs Credibility

The Pakistani state has long used the issue of corruption and ostensible need for accountability to attack those it views as a threat to...

Pakistan’s economy continues in doldrums

Pakistan’s economy continues to remain in doldrums, even though the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan keeps the public pretense that all is well...

Pakistan’s Abysmal Human Rights Record Persists

Pakistan’s Human Rights record has never been commendable, and the country has ranked high on both the U.S. Department of State annual reports on...

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Pakistan’s Minorities Continue to Suffer, Bearing Brunt of Blasphemy Laws

Pakistan is no country for any minority or for anyone with ideals. The cases of Naqeebullah Mehsud and Junaid Hafeez bring this to the...

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...

Elites are Only Part of Pakistan’s Deep Rooted Problems

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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