Author Archives: Yasmeen Aftab Ali


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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


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President Trump

The world stood shocked at the unexpected win of Donald Trump President-elect of USA. The man who, a few days ago, was being asked publically to step down from the race. There


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The Grand Daddy

Intelligence agencies world over operate overtly more important; covertly. They are the grand daddy of their nation’s defense system. Providing foreign intelligence to their government is only one aspect of their multidimensional


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India Pakistan Conundrum

Is Modi’s aggressiveness towards Pakistan part of BJP’s Hindutva baggage turned into a national ideology that threatens to strangle the secular Indian streak by targeting Pakistan? People of India need to weigh this


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The politics of boycott

One can admire Chief of PTI Imran’s Khan’s principled stance on the disputed seats in elections 2013. One can admire his principled stance on Panama Leaks. However, one cannot understand his stand


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A serious statement

On September 28, 2016 The White House, Office of the Press Secretary released Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Call with National Security Advisor Ajit


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Conduct Unbecoming

  Rudeness online is cutting through friendships, creating acrimony, any attempt at a decent exchange ending into a virtual altercation. Name-calling, casting slurs on another, squabbling like street urchins and then each

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