Author Archives: Yasmeen Aftab Ali


Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Monkey Days

…and the comedy of errors by PTI Pakistan saw a smooth transition of power the second time in her history when the PML-N government passed on the mantle to a caretaker set


Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Essence of democracy

Merit must govern, not heredity No one ever accepts responsibility for any disaster, lack of policy to serve the nation may it be financial, economic or diplomatic, murders, transparency in working or


Yasmeen Aftab Ali

US, Pakistan and India

Indian influence in very high in Washington The relationship between India as United States as allies did not happen overnight. There are numerous multidimensional factors that led to this point. The bilateral


Yasmeen Aftab Ali

FATF report card

Three month reprieve for Pakistan Irrespective of which of the nations won us breathing space of three months to put certain mechanisms in place to avoid being put on terror financing list


Yasmeen Aftab Ali

Nationalism vs patriotism

Was the idea of white supremacy built within the prism of nationalism? George Orwell’s famous statement, “nationalism is ‘the worst enemy of peace’ is reflected in many a nation’s policies bringing wars,

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