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Time to choose

In the days since the US placed Pakistan on a list of countries that violate the tenets of religious freedom — some worrying developments have taken place here in this...

Putin’s Arab embrace

Vladimir Putin is, seemingly, the hidden hand behind Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s official visit to war-torn Syria this week. Thereby underscoring once more how...

Barriers and u-turns

Some fifty years ago a friend asked me to take one of those ubiquitous Readers Digest quizzes. One of the questions in the quiz was: “What will you do if you come...

Wronging the right(s)!

Is doing the right thing(s) going to get the job done for Pakistan? Perhaps, the answer by a majority of the respondents would be in affirmation i.e. a yes. Barely would...

Bloodshed in Kashmir

The international community can no longer afford to remain silent in the face of New Delhi’s ongoing human rights atrocities in — held Kashmir. Over the weekend...

Ghana versus Gandhi

The University of Ghana has removed a statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi. This has been a two-year struggle in the making; with academics, students and...

UN Kashmir report after 59 years

UN High Commissioner’s June 2018, report on Human Rights situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir, is first major UN interest in Kashmir. It has exploded the myth that...

Pak-US relations and Afghanistan conundrum

Pak-US relations have been back on track after a long spell of acrimony coming in the wake of President Trump’s tweets at the start of the year in which he seemed...

Better legal counsel required

Religious extremist group Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) leaders including KhadimHussain Rizvi were detained and booked under terrorism and treason charges last month. The...

Elites must bear the austerity

When it comes to the economy, the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) government cannot have it both way. It cannot claim to be committed to converting the country into a...