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[15 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Fall From Eden

The army finally begins plucking its own rotten apples.

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[15 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Short-Lived Amity

Pak-Afghan relations take a new dip.

Economy »

[14 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
No Light in Sight

Despite tall promises there is still no light at the end of the electric supply tunnel.

Books »

[14 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Boko Haram

Journalist Mike Smith’s book is a detailed account of the ceaseless strife in Nigeria – and will be chillingly familiar to the Pakistani eye.

Books »

[14 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Book review: Karachi Raj

Shivani’s Karachi Raj is a touching tribute to the schizophrenic, violent, vibrant and ultimately resilient city by the sea.

News & Politics »

[14 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Razing Lives

With the demolition of a sprawling settlement in Islamabad, an entire community and network of relationships that served as an effective social protection mechanism for thousands has been deliberately torn apart

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[11 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
The MQM’s Boomerang

The MQM’s new stratagem aimed at securing more power and pelf seems to have yielded poor dividends – but the party’s not over yet

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[11 Sep 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Cover Story: Our Own Worst Enemy

Operations against militants yield some successes, but Pakistan’s war for its soul continues.