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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,...

Imran Khan’s Rhetoric Continues But is it Good for Pakistan?

Pakistan’s political instability continues to grow. As columnist and author Zahid Hussain notes, while the PTI “is clearly dominating the political narrative” but will...

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...

75 Years of Pakistan: Must the Next 75 years be as Turbulent?

On the 75th Anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence, it is time to acknowledge the good, the bad, and the ugly. Pakistan was founded as the...

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...

De-regulate Drug Prices, Grow Pakistan’s Pharma Industry

  Rising prices, falling rupee, and continued presence of Covid have hit the poorest segments of society the most. In addition to food and fuel,...

Police Needs to Respect Citizens Rights, Avoid Crass Thuggery

The Shahbaz Sharif government came into power promising that it would be different from not just the Imran Khan government but also other governments...

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,...

Prospect of IMF Deal Helps Rupee But For How Long?

Pakistan’s rupee may have stabilized on grounds that the next tranche of the bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is due soon....

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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...