Hassan Aslam Shad

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Hassan Aslam Shad is the head of practice of a leading Middle Eastern law firm. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, U.S., with a focus on international law and corporate law.Hassan has written extensively on topics of law including public and private international law and international relations. Hassan has the distinctive honor of being the first person from Pakistan to intern at the Office of the President of the International Criminal Court, The Hague.He can be reached at: veritas@post.harvard.edu. He tweets @HassShad.

PSX attack: Pakistan should aim to beat India at its own game

We’re all too used to seeing international media conveniently club together the words ‘Pakistan’ and ‘terrorism’ in one sentence.  This fossilized narrative that the...

Pakistan’s biggest issue is rule of law not corruption

The current state of affairs in Pakistan reveals the wide chasm between aspiration and reality. The ability of any legal system to sustain itself...

Good governance, rule of law and the presidential system

Ancient Greek history is full of mythical fables with moral lessons. Pakistan’s dalliance with ‘rule of law’ always makes me recall the Sisyphean ordeal...

Utilizing International Criminal Court to avert future Balakot-style attacks

It’s been 9 months since 5th August 2019, the day India abrogated Article 370 of its Constitution and split Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) into...

Dissecting Pakistan’s legal system: growing rot

Astrange spectacle caught my attention during my law school days at Harvard back in 2007. It was drizzling one day as I walked to...

Pakistan and the Malaysia Summit: Opportunity foregone?

By the time of the publication of this article, an unprecedented Summit (Summit) in the Muslim world will be underway in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia....

The FATF ghost is staring Pakistan in the face

Pakistan’s delegation recently returned after attending the FATF Plenary in Paris. Pakistan is given until February 2020 to convince FATF of progress or risks...

The Road to Kashmir’s Self-Determination

Like a roar of the lion, Prime Minister Imran Khan's powerful speech reverberated in the UN corridors. The world watched in awe. The already...

Global response on Kashmir: Shaken but not Stirred

9 million Kashmiris continue to be locked up in Kashmir, the world’s largest prison. Also locked away in a self-imposed prison is the conscience...

India’s Kashmir law-fare: Pakistan needs to change its Narrative!

5th August 2019 will be remembered as the darkest day in Kashmir's history. It will also be remembered as the day when Pakistan's policy...

Modi 2.0 and India’s regressive reverse metamorphosis

Hassan Aslam Shad |As Pakistan still recovers from the impacts left by religious extremism, India is falling headfirst into the very same pit.The sheer...

India’s new lawfare on Kashmir and Pakistan’s strategic options

Kashmir has been the cynosure of world attention since 1947 and a source of bitter rivalry between the two arch-foes, India and Pakistan. With...

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