Syed Bokhari

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Pakistan’s Law Favors Only the Rich and Powerful

Pakistan is no place for the poor or unprivileged, while the rich and powerful get away scot-free because they know how to game the...

Imran Khan Audio Leaks – Blackmail or Death by a Thousand Cuts?

Pakistan has political, social, economic and security related challenges, instead the sole focus of the country’s media appears to be on the recent barrage...

Talks with TTP But Enforced Disappearances for Baloch, Pashtun, Sindhi, Seraiki, & Muhajir Activists

The Pakistani state and the security establishment are not only unwilling to speak to their own citizens – whether Sindhi or Seraiki or Baluch...

Hopes Arise That Pakistan’s Politics Might Become Normal

After a two-week drama it appears that Pakistani politics may soon revert back to some form of normality, if only in the sense of...

Forcibly disappearing Citizens will only weaken Pakistan

Enforced disappearances of ethnic minorities is old in Pakistan especially Baloch and Pashtun citizens of the country. More than a decade ago, Pakistan set...

Pakistani Academics Build Careers Through Fake Journals

a A country’s rankings in academic indices rests to a large extent on how academically rigorous research is in both public and private universities and...

Pakistan Continues its Slide Down the Islamization Rabbit Hole

The Naya Pakistan of Imran Khan and the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI) will not be anywhere close to the vision of Quaid e...

Myth of Taliban Moderation will Haunt Pakistan When TTP Rears its Head Again

For some months now there has been a refrain in many circles, in Pakistan and around the world, that the Afghan Taliban had moderated...

Where is Pakistan Headed?

For some months Pakistan’s leaders, civilian and military, have argued that the country has changed, and the world needs to rethink its old views...

Dissent Remains a Crime in Pakistan: Attack on Asad Toor Followed by Attempt to Silence Hamid Mir

“Journalism is not a crime. Dissent is not a crime.” These words were recently stated by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. however, for...

Schizophrenic Imran Khan Undermines Potential Thaw with India

Even for U-Turn Khan as Prime Minister Imran Khan is often called on social media, the recent u-turn and the explanation over the u-turn...

No reprieve for Pakistan’s Economy as Dependence on Loans Keeps Growing

  Pakistan’s economic situation was in doldrums even before Covid19 struck.  Since 2018, the country has taken loans from IMF, World Bank, and from friendly...

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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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