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Press Freedom Under Siege in Pakistan: Where to Next?
December 12, 2018
Press Freedom Under Siege in Pakistan: Where to Next?
Jibran Nasir on forced disappearances, press freedom, and Pakistan’s foreign policy.
Press Freedom Under Siege in Pakistan: Where to Next?
Aasia Bibi Is a Test Case for Pakistan
October 19, 2018
Aasia Bibi Is a Test Case for Pakistan
The destiny of a Christian woman charged with blasphemy will speak to Pakistan's future.
Aasia Bibi Is a Test Case for Pakistan
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
August 27, 2018
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
Khan should heed the lessons of his predecessors as he assumes the reins of power in Pakistan.
Dos and Don'ts for Imran Khan if He Wants to Govern for 5 Years in Pakistan
Democracy and Judicial Activism in Pakistan
May 01, 2018
Democracy and Judicial Activism in Pakistan
Is growing judicial activism in Pakistan coming at the expanse of democracy in the country?
Democracy and Judicial Activism in Pakistan
Explaining the Origins of Conservative Pakistani Criticisms of Malala Yousafzai
March 31, 2018
Explaining the Origins of Conservative Pakistani Criticisms of Malala Yousafzai
Why does Pakistan’s mainstream love to hate Malala?
Explaining the Origins of Conservative Pakistani Criticisms of Malala Yousafzai
Zia-ul-Haq and the ‘Islamization’ of Pakistan’s Public Universities
March 28, 2017
Zia-ul-Haq and the ‘Islamization’ of Pakistan’s Public Universities
The government in Pakistan needs to ensure that educational institutes in the country remain a place of learning rather than intimidation and violence.
Zia-ul-Haq and the ‘Islamization’ of Pakistan’s Public Universities
Why Pakistan's Long-Awaited National Census Matters
March 06, 2017
Why Pakistan's Long-Awaited National Census Matters
Pakistan has had to wait nearly 20 years for a national census.
Why Pakistan's Long-Awaited National Census Matters
Pakistan’s Broken Education System
October 24, 2016
Pakistan’s Broken Education System
C.J. Dubash believes that Pakistan needs to make some strategic policy level reforms to revamp its outdated and broken education system.
Pakistan’s Broken Education System
Why the Pakistani State Can't Seem to Figure Out the MQM in Karachi
August 30, 2016
Why the Pakistani State Can't Seem to Figure Out the MQM in Karachi
By sidelining Karachi’s genuine leadership, the military is only sliding the city into a novel security and political vacuum.
Why the Pakistani State Can't Seem to Figure Out the MQM in Karachi
The Edhi Phenomenon and the Modern World
July 11, 2016
The Edhi Phenomenon and the Modern World
Abdul Sattar Edhi's legacy should be a lesson to Pakistan and the world.
The Edhi Phenomenon and the Modern World
Amjad Sabri's Killing, Religious Intolerance, and Pakistan’s New Era of Militancy
June 26, 2016
Amjad Sabri's Killing, Religious Intolerance, and Pakistan’s New Era of Militancy
Anti-state terror campaigns have weakened, but anti-society militancy is gaining steam.
Amjad Sabri's Killing, Religious Intolerance, and Pakistan’s New Era of Militancy
The Plight of Pakistan's Hindu Community
June 23, 2016
The Plight of Pakistan's Hindu Community
Pakistan’s approach of defining its nationalism in opposition to India has aggravated the plight of Hindus.
The Plight of Pakistan's Hindu Community
Pakistan's Top General Has Decided to Retire Later This Year. So What?
January 26, 2016
Pakistan's Top General Has Decided to Retire Later This Year. So What?
General Raheel Sharif will retire at the end of his scheduled term as chief of army staff.
Pakistan's Top General Has Decided to Retire Later This Year. So What?
Can CPEC Become a Reconciliation Force in Balochistan?
November 29, 2015
Can CPEC Become a Reconciliation Force in Balochistan?
A major infrastructure initiative between China and Pakistan could spur reconciliation in Balochistan.
Can CPEC Become a Reconciliation Force in Balochistan?
After Peshawar Attack, Pakistan's Civil Society Under Threat
January 08, 2015
After Peshawar Attack, Pakistan's Civil Society Under Threat
Pakistan’s civil society is under attack by “unknown miscreants” for speaking against the "good" Taliban.
After Peshawar Attack, Pakistan's Civil Society Under Threat
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