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Thank you Nawaz Sharif for showing your real colors

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi| If anyone had any doubts about this man, Nawaz Sharif's sanity and desperation to save his wealth and from going to...

Pakistan’s democracy: Jithay dee Khothee Uthaay Aan Khalothee!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi  | There's a saying in Punjabi. "Jithay dee Khothee uthay aan khalothee". Loosely translated: The she donkey (or whatever one calls a...

Is Pakistan losing the battle for its soul?

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | This story perhaps describes best what's happening in Pakistan today A grandfather tells his grandson there are two wolves inside us,...

The Army isn’t wearing Trousers – A postscript!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | As anticipated, the earlier article referred above "The Army isnt wearing Trousers" has stirred up quite a storm showering me...

Haider Mehdi crys: The Army isn’t wearing their Trousers!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | Many have questioned why I haven't taken the army to task as I oft do with the other civilian public-sector...

The vultures feeding over Lodhran!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi |   The Vultures circling over Lodhran are anticipating a feast!    The many wolves in sheep's clothing are now thankfully, uncovered. Petty hypocrites,...

Fasih Ahmed: Pakistan’s very own Tweeting Trump

Mominah Zahid | In a series of inappropriate and borderline absurd tweets, Fasih Ahmad, the editor of Newsweek Pakistan, has outraged the entire nation. The...

PML-N’s sheer incompetence

Shiffa Yousafzai | There are 206 bones in the human body. And all the bones in the body of PML-N have been fractured, leaving it...

Nawaz Sharif: hungry for power at all cost

Shiffa Yousafzai | They say all is well that ends well but for Nawaz Sharif and Co., it never ends well. Nawaz and his Unhappy Endings Term #...

The suave, the well-dressed and the eloquent!

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | While reading one of the seminal works of the doyen of the US strategic community, Henry Kissinger, I thought about...

Why are we judging Malala on her dress?

Shiffa Yousafzai | Whatever a woman does she becomes a prey of our patriarchal society. After Mahira Khan, it is now the Nobel Prize Laureate...

Maligning the honourables; PML-N’s declaration of war

Saad Rasool | Thousands of years of human history bears testament to the fact that when dynasties and empires are faced with imminent decline, they...

The flaws in the master plan

Afrah Jamal | The master plan chalked out in a piece, ‘Calling Pakistan’s Bluff’ by Whitney Kassel and Philip Reiner in Foreign Affairs (14 July 2017) came laden with glaring...

Is slavery in U.S really that different than in North Korea?

Jacob G. Hornberger | Sometimes the mainstream media can be entertaining without intending to. A good example appeared yesterday in an article about slavery in...

Have Pakistani women broken negative stereotypes?

Rida Hussian | In the past few decades, one change that has been observed in Pakistan is the increased participation of the women in the...

A brief description of Trump’s foreign policy doctrine

Anam Sheikh | American presidents operate under a system of checks and balances on the domestic front, but when it comes to foreign policy, they...

Kennedy & Trump both similar in pursuing good relations with Russia……?

Jacob G. Hornberger | Just consider the accusations that have been leveled at the president of the USA: He has betrayed the Constitution, which he...

Story of a “Social Media Activist” arrested for National Security Breach…!

Muhammad Azam | The government of Khalifa, Sadiq bin Ameen, has captured yet another social media activist in its indiscriminate crackdown against those breaching national...
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Why Imran Khan should NOT have become Prime Minister of Pakistan

Shahid Ahsan Baloch | Being a common man, what I can recall from my early adulthood years (in the nineties) was a Pakistan already broken...

We need a tolerant Pakistan if we intend to make it as a nation!

Huma Zafar | An emotive nation, we don’t allow others to disagree with our point of view. Every week, keyboard warriors get ready to voice...

Panama JIT: Has Army been trapped?

Moeed Pirzada | On Monday, Pakistan Army, pledged to play its role in the Panama Investigations, by participation in the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) as...

Where does our recent history stand on delivering justice to Pakistani people ?

Jaweria Waheed| Laws catch flies but let hornets go free – A Scottish proverb There are piles of records in world history that manifests this proverb....

After Panama: The ‘Untouchable Elites’ survive to live another day

Sufian Qazi | Finally, the hype is over, Supreme Court Of Pakistan (SC) delivered its 'historic' judgment. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, accused of alleged money...

U.S Foreign Policy on Yemen is ‘The Mother of All Lies’

David Swanson | The Mother of All Lies is this: you can fix things by blowing them up. Alcoholics should not drink, and people who...

The ‘Deep State’ has taken over the Trump administration Like those before it

Jacob G. Hornberger | When President Trump took the oath he did so by promising to stand against the national-security state apparatus and to not kneel...

Facebook Ban is no solution: You can’t destroy a country because it has few...

Asma Razaq | Curious as usual to find out who has commented on my latest Facebook post, I opened my account on my phone soon...

How do you know if I am an extremist or a moderate?

Asma Razaq | A few days back, I met my friends in the canteen of my university, where I post-graduated from, in Islamabad. During gossips,...

Watch this short video: Do elections bring democracy?

Most of us people that if you hold elections you automatically get democracy - but is this true? Introducing the ancient Athenian principle of drawing...

Foreign intelligence agencies setting menu prices for killing Pakistanis!

Mirwais Khan| After last week's heart breaking scenes of people lying dead and their body parts strewn all over the ground where they were working...

Hollywood’s Snowflakes are calling for a military coup in America

Alex Christoforou | Sarah Silverman wants liberal left snowflakes to join "The Resistance." Liberal left comedian Sarah Silverman is calling for a military coup in the...

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