Usman Ali Siddiqi

27 Posts

75 Years After Creation, Pakistan Still Lags in Embracing Science

Seventy-five years after independence in 1947, at a time when countries around the world are investing heavily in science and technology, one of Pakistan’s...

Supreme Court Judicial Overreach Harming Pakistan

As Pakistan enters its 75th year of independence, maybe it is time the country stopped banning people, ideas, books, films, organizations, etc. That may...

Changes Needed to Pakistan’s Supreme Court or Judiciary Will Further Lose Credibility

Recent controversial decisions by the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) have, once again, brought into the limelight the increasingly interventionist role of the judiciary,...

Pakistan Needs To Prepare for Recurring Climate Crises

The entire South Asian landmass is going through a record breaking heatwave. In addition to the human toll this heatwave has taken, there have...

Pakistanis need to own up to Reality: Decades of Propaganda, Brainwashing, and Otherisation

Blind devotion and cult-like following have damaged societies and polities all over the world. Pakistan, unfortunately, appears to be headed down a similar path....

Pakistanis Become Less Optimistic About Their Future in ‘Naya Pakistan’

Three and a half years ago when Imran Khan was selected as Prime Minister and proclaimed a Naya Pakistan there were many who believed...

Imran Khan’s dreams of 2nd Term may be a fantasy

Prime Minister Imran Khan came to power in 2018 because of the backing of Pakistan’s military intelligence establishment. For the last three years the...

Pandora Papers Expose Corruption of Imran Khan Cronies and Pakistani Establishment

For years, Minister Imran Khan ran campaigns claiming that as someone who was not corrupt he would eradicate corruption and also ensure no one...

Pakistan’s Minorities Remain Under Constant Threat

Pakistan has the dubious distinction of being one of the worst countries to live in if you are a minority, religious or ethnic. While...

Political Isolation Hurts Pakistan’s Economy

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his advisors continue to claim that Pakistan is so important to the world and especially to the United States,...

Manipulated Elections Becoming Pakistan’s Hallmark

The recently concluded elections in Azad Kashmir were predictable in that they continued the tradition of the ruling party in Islamabad forming the government...

More Instability Ahead for Pakistan Under Hybrid Regime

The Imran Khan led ‘selected’ hybrid regime has long faced instability. However, over the last few months, with a divided opposition, seeming victory for...

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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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