Archive for 'Af / Pak'
Pakistan 1973 Constitution is not Islamic
Kasim Javed In light of the discernible defeat of the US in Afghanistan, the US has changed the style it is using to achieve its regional objectives in Central Asia from military occupation to diplomacy with [...]
The Reasons Behind America’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Abid Mustafa Recently, there has been a lot of coverage about America’s planned exit from Afghanistan, which is scheduled to take place at the end of 2014. Hence, it would be good to review whether America [...]
The False Narrative of a War on Terror
Moez Mobeen A Rebuttal of the Official Narrative on the War on Terror in Pakistan The war on terror continues to be the most important and polarizing debate in Pakistan. Yet, it continues to this day [...]
New (Naya) Pakistan or more of the same?
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 [...]
Pakistan: An Ideological Approach towards the Economy
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 [...]
The Malala Yusafzai Case – Debating with the Real Rightwing
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 [...]