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Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Kunwar Khuldune Shahid is a Pakistan-based journalist. He is the Editor of The Nation (online). His work has been published in The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Courrier International, The Telegraph, Left Foot Forward and other publications. He can be reached on Twitter @khuldune

Nawaz Sharif’s Historic Holi Address
March 16, 2017
Nawaz Sharif’s Historic Holi Address
The Pakistani prime minister gives a ground-breaking speech to the country's Hindu minority.
Nawaz Sharif’s Historic Holi Address
Pakistan's War on Atheism
March 10, 2017
Pakistan's War on Atheism
Pakistan's anti-blasphemy crackdown is tightening the noose around nonbelievers.
Pakistan's War on Atheism
Hosting the Pakistan Super League Final in Lahore Is an Embarrassment
March 03, 2017
Hosting the Pakistan Super League Final in Lahore Is an Embarrassment
The decision defies all logic and only demonstrates how unsafe Pakistan continues to be.
Hosting the Pakistan Super League Final in Lahore Is an Embarrassment
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
January 18, 2017
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
The disappearance of prominent online voices has a chilling effect on other nonconforming bloggers.
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
To Win Its War on Terror, Pakistan Must Accept Ahmadis as Muslims
December 15, 2016
To Win Its War on Terror, Pakistan Must Accept Ahmadis as Muslims
Discrimination against Ahmadis and other religious minorities adds fuel to the fire of jihadism.
To Win Its War on Terror, Pakistan Must Accept Ahmadis as Muslims
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
November 28, 2016
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
Will Qamar Javed Bajwa be more receptive to opening trade ties with India?
Pakistan’s New Army Chief Could Help Repair Ties With India
Political Scandals Bring Pakistan and Turkey's Leaders Together
November 23, 2016
Political Scandals Bring Pakistan and Turkey's Leaders Together
Nawaz Sharif and Recep Erdogan: Two paranoid leaders who need each other.
Political Scandals Bring Pakistan and Turkey's Leaders Together
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
November 15, 2016
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
Anti-Shia ideology and mutual interest bind the two terrorist groups together.
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
What a Trump Presidency Means for Pakistan
November 09, 2016
What a Trump Presidency Means for Pakistan
Trump's election could trigger a geopolitical restructuring of the Af-Pak region.
What a Trump Presidency Means for Pakistan
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
October 25, 2016
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
A power struggle in Punjab is putting Pakistan at risk as political players woo Islamist groups.
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
Uri Attack: Why Pakistan Needs to Denounce Armed Jihad
September 21, 2016
Uri Attack: Why Pakistan Needs to Denounce Armed Jihad
Pakistan's continued support of jihadists group will eventually undermine the country's economic lifeline.
Uri Attack: Why Pakistan Needs to Denounce Armed Jihad
Twin Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Attacks: Pakistan's Lawyers, Christians Targeted
September 04, 2016
Twin Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Attacks: Pakistan's Lawyers, Christians Targeted
Why are the Pakistani Taliban are targeting these specific groups in their attacks?
Twin Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Attacks: Pakistan's Lawyers, Christians Targeted
The Trouble With Modi's Balochistan Comments
August 21, 2016
The Trouble With Modi's Balochistan Comments
After ignoring the turmoil in Kashmir, India's prime minister is now aggravating the crisis in Balochistan
The Trouble With Modi's Balochistan Comments
What Quetta Bombing Reveals About Islamic State and Pakistani Taliban
August 09, 2016
What Quetta Bombing Reveals About Islamic State and Pakistani Taliban
A vicious attack on a hospital underscores a continued preference for soft targets by jihadists.
What Quetta Bombing Reveals About Islamic State and Pakistani Taliban
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