Author Archives: Yasmeen Aftab Ali

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

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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