Author Archives: Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

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

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

New Alliances

US-Pakistan dropping out with each other, US-India cosying up with each other, China-Pakistan moving closer. Move missing:  Pakistan: not cosying up to Russia along with China. It is important to view the

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Controlling Corruption

  “People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.” (Alan Moore, V for Vendetta) Pakistan is not the only country, which has been stigmatized with corruption. However,

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

On Edhi-ism

A beacon for humanity We are divided today by religion, then sects, then ethnicity, then caste, then on gender basis, then ……. Inequality in societies if not bridged to some degree can

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Using diplomacy as a tool

Uri Dubinin, Professor of the Department of Diplomacy of MGIMO-University of the RF MFA, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation defines the role of diplomacy beautifully, “What is the art

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Pakistan Today

Pakistan is engulfed in a sea of multi-faceted problems. The sad part is there is complete apathy on part of those in power to do anything about it. Political instability and corruption