Category: Pakistan

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Conn Hallinan: Rolling Snake Eyes in the Indo-Pacific

The exercise elevates the possibility of a confrontation between China, the U.S. and India, but also between India and Pakistan

Junaid Ahmad: Is Trump Threatening Pakistan?

Interview on Trump’s speech on the war in Afghanistan

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Conn Hallinan: A Global Nuclear Winter: Avoiding the Unthinkable in India and Pakistan

India and Pakistan have fought three wars over the disputed province in the past six decades and came within a hair’s breadth of a nuclear exchange in 1999

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Pervez Hoodbhoy: A Balance Sheet for May 28

The way forward lies in building a sustainable and active democracy, an economy for peace rather than war

Farooq Tariq: Letter from Pakistan: Demanding Land Rights Is Not Terrorism

A massive repression of the most militant but peaceful peasant movement–the Anjman Mozareen Punjab (AMP)–is underway

Malik Jalal: This Is What It Feels Like to Be Hunted by Drones

Singling out people to assassinate, and killing nine of our innocent children for each person they target, is a crime of unspeakable proportions

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Dilip Hiro: The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

A Nuclear Armageddon in the Making in South Asia

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Robert Fisk: Pakistan university assault

A warning for Turkey as Islamists turn on their old allies in Peshawar

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Pervez Hoodbhoy: The State of Liberalism in Pakistan

Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy is a prominent Pakistani nuclear physicist, essayist and defense analyst. In 2011, he was included on the list of 100 most influential global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, for his “bold secular defiance.” His articles and commentaries about Islam, education, and secularism have had a lasting impact on debates in Pakistan. He Read more…

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Pervez Hoodbhoy: Jinns invade campuses

Last week, a workshop titled ‘Jinns and Black Magic’ was organised in Islamabad by the department of humanities at the COMSATS Institute of Technology (CIIT), one of Pakistan’s largest universities. The invited speaker, Raja Zia-ul-Haq, introduced as a ‘spiritual cardiologist’ is reputedly an expert on demonic possessions and evil spirits. He is popular: a press Read more…

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