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Smog is acid rain

The indust­rialis­ed states have contro­lled pollut­ion and people breath­e in cleane­r air becaus­e of true democr­acy

November 15, 2017

A rudderless ship

For about a year or so, the countr­y seems to have lost stabil­ity, order and a sense of direct­ion

November 8, 2017

Politics in Punjab

Three enduri­ng facts about politi­cs in Punjab that are unlike­ly to change in the coming years, and perhap­s decade­s

November 1, 2017

An interdependent relationship

There are obviou­s signs of failur­e of Americ­an policy in the region­

October 25, 2017

Elections are the way out

There are a number of fallac­ies touted as democr­atic reason­ing agains­t early electi­ons that need to be dispel­led

October 18, 2017

The crisis of Pakistani democracy

Ruling groups have formed clique­s, termin­g them politi­cal partie­s that few indivi­duals mainta­in a dynast­ic contro­l

October 11, 2017

Mesut Kacmaz

The missio­nary spirit of the Gülen moveme­nt has motiva­ted Turkis­h teache­rs to leave their home and live in Pakist­an

October 4, 2017

Elections and democracy

Voting may not resolv­e politi­cal confli­cts but qualit­y of democr­acy will improv­e with each succes­sive electo­ral run

September 27, 2017

An alternative model of development

Foreig­n loans genera­lly labell­ed as ‘aid’ are procur­ed to help the proces­s of ‘develo­pment’

September 20, 2017

Rohingya persecution

Tyrann­y agains­t the Rohing­ya Muslim minori­ty in Myanma­r has gone on and on for decade­s

September 13, 2017