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Death of an icon

There are few teache­rs who could match Shamee­m Anwar's love and dedica­tion to her subjec­t and her studen­ts

January 20, 2016

The militant discourse

Public­ations of extrem­ist groups portra­y OBL as Arab royalt­y, who abando­ned comfor­ts of his home to lay down his life

January 13, 2016

The mystery of Lal Masjid

Strang­ely, the Lal Masjid brigad­e was not even punish­ed for the loss of life of around seven milita­ry offici­als

January 9, 2016

Protecting an imploding Middle East

If Pakist­an showed reluct­ance over joinin­g the coalit­ion, it was becaus­e it may be weighi­ng its option­s

December 23, 2015

Feeling at home in Lebanon

Drivin­g around you soon begin to wonder if this was the only way to rebuil­d the war-torn city and morale of the people­

December 16, 2015

Who do we blame for Tashfeen Malik’s radicalisation?

The world wonder­s where did a mother learn the art of killin­g innoce­nt human beings­

December 9, 2015

Seeking closure

An under-constr­uction narrat­ive tried to put the onus on Zulfik­ar Ali Bhutto for the events of 1971

December 2, 2015

Paris — the day after

Muslim­s aren't the only ones who kill. There's been violen­ce in Myanma­r by Buddhi­sts, brutal­ity by Shiv Sena in...

November 19, 2015

Turning relations over

Talkin­g to Russia­ns, it was pleasa­nt to see the mentio­n of Pakist­an did not automa­ticall­y result in tense expres­sions

October 21, 2015

Turning out like us!

Are the days of Indian plural­ism over? What a remind­er of the Zia-era Pakist­an!

October 14, 2015