Author Archives: Remshay Ahmed


Remshay Ahmed

War crimes

Laws and the values they contain The recent awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad has shed light on the increasing use of sexual


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State-ism vs globalism

UN’s just a platform Since its formation 73 years ago, the United Nations has been at the epicenter of international diplomacy. It is a theatre where states interact for global ethos of


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The Khan-Modi nexus

UNGA will be the only indication of where the two governments stand Pakistan-India, Muslim-Hindu is a tale too old to not be familiar with. What we’ve read in the long pages of


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Jumping on the bandwagon

Right thing to do? ‘Jumping on the bandwagon’ is a phrase that most aptly brings people’s narratives in line with social media movements. This article is an attempt at ‘jumping on the


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Re-tracking Pak-US ties

Peace in Afghanistan means peace in Pakistan A country’s foreign policy helps determine its position in the international arena. It is an extension of a country’s domestic policy and highlights what the


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Karachi revisited

It is a complicated city Recently, a report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) surfaced, labelling Karachi one of the ten least liveable cities in the world. While the ranking should


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What of unity?

We need to find a way out of this mess together The zeal that takes over most Pakistanis during the first two weeks of August, quickly dies on the 15th of August.


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Friday the 13th debacle

First step towards a massive clean-up? Glued to television sets, the frequent change of airports, airplanes and postal codes had the entire country cheering for a fate-known. My generation wasn’t young enough


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Politics of necessity

Anybody thinking about climate change? Pakistan has had the misfortune of being created at the time when the world had just experienced World War II, having a series of dictatorships when the


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Where’s the water?

And why aren’t we worried? Much like Amir Khan’s hit film Lagaan where poverty-stricken villagers desperately wait for rain to grow crops as a way of clearing debt; the mid-century tale is


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Death of Fazlullah

An end to TTP? The death of Mullah Fazlullah, the leader of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, the mastermind behind assassination attempt on Malala, and massacres at APS Peshawar and Bacha Khan University; has been


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The illusion of peace

At the epicentre of all such dialogue has remained Partition’s unfinished agenda The book, The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISIS, and the Illusion of Peace has garnered a lot of attention by both Pakistanis

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