Archive for 'Af / Pak'
Amid exuberant calls of vote-rigging and protests seen in the recent elections in Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) is poised to yet again become Prime Minister for a third time – his last [...]
By Moez Mobeen There seems to be a widespread consensus within Pakistan’s intelligentsia that Pakistan’s economy is in a mess. That this is indeed the case is something which is felt by the Pakistani street for [...]
Moez Mobeen The attack on the young Malala Yusafzai has morphed in to a debate about the future direction of Pakistan. Such debates are healthy for a society which is marred in all sorts of problems [...]
Dr. Reza Pankhurst The neglect of the Pakistan government and military towards its own people allows groups like TTP to operate, yet the same military and government will cynically exploit their violent actions while American drones [...]
Abid Mustafa “The West has already failed in Afghanistan, just as the Soviets failed in the 1980s and the British way back in the nineteenth century.”–John Humphrys After having fought for more than a decade [...]
Abid Mustafa “They believe they have been let down by the leadership across the board, that they do not believe that the government is a truly independent government”—Tariq Pirzada Recently, two decisions have come [...]