Saad Rasool

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Saad Rasool is a lawyer based in Lahore. He has an LL.M. in Constitutional Law from Harvard Law School. He can be reached at saad@post.harvard.edu, or Twitter: @Ch_SaadRasool.

Judicial impartiality paramount to serving justice

The saga concerning honourable Justice Qazi Faez Isa and his ongoing friction with the Federal Government, State institutions, and even fellow brethren of the...

Analysing the legal matrix of Kashmir

On Friday, February 5, all major political parties in Pakistan held their respective rallies under the garb of ‘Kashmir Day’. Unsurprisingly, each political party...

How to fix sporting structure of Pakistan

A colleague of mine, who is still too young to have been jaded about Pakistan Cricket, was distraught after Pakistan’s abysmal performance in the...

The unceasing plight of Hazara community

The conclusion of the Hazara sectarian killings issue in Machh, followed by six days of protesting by the bereaved, is this: one man’s ego...

Senate elections through ‘open ballot’: What does the Constitution say?

Prime Minister Imran Khan, along with several members of his political party, have argued in favour of holding the upcoming Senate Elections through ‘open...

Indian Chronicles manifest the dangers of 5G warfare

For the past many years, the idea of fifth-generation narrative warfare has been ridiculed in Pakistan. The few—who argue that non-military narrative instruments are...

Was PDM’s Multan rally legitimate?

On Friday, in the midst of useless political frenzy concerning the PDM ‘power show’ in Multan, Rana Sanauallah (one of the closest confidants of...

Borrowed governance system of West not fit for Pakistan

Pakistan is a democratic ‘constitutional republic’. In simpler words, Pakistan is a democracy that is supposed to function according to the institutional framework enshrined...

Trump may leave, but Trumpism stays

After more than 100 hours of the polls closing, several states in the United States are still counting votes in the Presidential Election 2020....

Does compromising national security make you ‘ghaddar’?

This week, Ayaz Sadiq, former Speaker of Pakistan’s National Assembly and a Nawaz Sharif loyalist, made an unsolicited statement on the floor of the...

NSA Moeed Yusuf’s interview is a reflection of ‘Naya Pakistan’

Over the past week, even as Pakistani media was consumed by the abhorrent (and self-destructive) tirades of Nawaz Sharif and his cohorts, an important...

Pakistan’s politics: Art of manipulating societal sentiment for personal aggrandizement

The past few weeks, in Pakistani politics, have been a revealing experience. They have laid bare the hypocrisy of our political system, and the...

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