Author Archives: Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

War for peace

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a faction of the Taliban recently announced attacks on institutions across Pakistan under the slogan of ‘Operation Ghazi’. Attack on Mall Road was followed by an attack on a shrine at

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Time for NOTA?

When you’re caught between the Devil and the deep blue Sea A political turmoil has enveloped Pakistan since Panama Leaks swept the political landscape. Many claim the solution is “more democracy” to

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Reviving PPP?

What can we expect after AAZ’s return? Rumors were rife upon news of return of former President Zardari to Pakistan after a self-imposed exile.Muhammad Ahmed Pansota, a Lahore based lawyer who also figures

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The fall of Dacca

A look at history   Lack of balance of policies for then West and East Pakistan, flawed socio-economic strategies, geographical distance between both the areas, and language controversy in Bangladesh imposing Urdu