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India, Pakistan and elections

Gen Bajwa’s message Despite its fair share of foreign policy failures, the government has been handling the problems with India in the correct manner lately. The political government has long since thrown

White Lies

The tables have turned. The despondency that had beset the PTI in the aftermath of the Lodhran defeat has now shifted to the League. Even though the disqualification for life was somewhat


Arif Nizami

Politics of alliances

Debasing democracy in the name of democracy Elections due to be announced in less than two months, mahazes (fronts) and alliances of different hues and colours are being formed or reactivated. Some of them


Waqas A Khan

Malala

A hero ridiculed by her own countrymen  “One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” These are the words of a brave, courageous, strong and charismatic young


Saad Awan

A Scientist’s God

Faith versus observable reality I must start this essay by being very unscientific. That is, that I take Quran as the ultimate truth and the one truth that is able to explain

Attacks on Syria

Need to keep Cold War within manageable limits The US, France and Britain have launched missile attacks inside Syria to destroy the country’s supposed chemical weapons capabilities. Ambivalence is being maintained in statements like

No room for complacency

Successes against terrorism should be made irreversible The nation has undergone horrific experiences and witnessed bad times during the protracted war on terror, but the resilience of the people and unstinted sacrifices

No room for complacency

Successes against terrorism should be made irreversible The nation has undergone horrific experiences and witnessed bad times during the protracted war on terror, but the resilience of the people and unstinted sacrifices

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