The ‘brain drain’ from Pakistan is one of the primary causes of the slow death of the academia in Pakistan.
The basic contradiction between outlook of Jamaat and Pakistan is one between universal Islamic Ummah & nation state.
The shared history, language and cultural links are still strong despite decades of enforced separation.
Our lopsided relationship with the US is more a result of our actions than of the US need to interfere in our affairs.
We must accept that some Muslims are terrorists, just like some Christians and Hindus are terrorist and so on.
Our collective apathy speaks louder than our words and actions.
It's as if ‘India’ & ‘enemy’ are synonymous. This is symptomatic of our India obsession & our great fallacy, I believe
The defeat is significant for the PTI as it is the first public verdict on its performance in the province.
Over 60 years later, Muslims in Pakistan are more unsafe and suffering than those in India.
Pakistan has just started on the road to democracy and we must not derail it by wanting perfection at each stage.