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[17 Aug 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Movie Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

This movie involves an origin story that asks, “What was it like for the first ape with human intelligence?”

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[17 Aug 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Imran Khan: Popular Leader “Can Already Sense” Victory in Elections

How much does Imran Khan really matter as a political player and not just as a throwback to a feel-good cricket era?

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[16 Aug 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
A Tale of Two Murders: Searching for Equal Justice

Equal justice in similar and straightforward murder cases is hard to come by when an extremist mindset obscures the evidence.

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[16 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
In Pakistan, Everyday Needs Are Ignored in the War on Terror

People are dissatisfied, frustrated and resentful towards their government. Quite frankly, you can’t blame them.

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The Case of Sarfaraz Shah: Has Justice Been Done?

The verdict is out on Sarfaraz Shah’s brutal murder, but punishing seven men will not solve a major societal problem.

Opinion, Viewpoint »

[15 Aug 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Defending Gay Rights: It’s about Fairness, Tolerance and Human Decency

We all need to let those who are gay be true to themselves – in peace. After all, doesn’t homophobia seem philosophically inconsistent with the idea of a peaceful religion and a loving God?

Opinion, Viewpoint »

[15 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Of Life and Death Sentences: Why We Should be Sympathetic

Is it right to hand down a life sentence for inaction?

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[13 Aug 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
How Many Relationships will Pakistan Spoil Before it Cracks Down on Militants?

China says there is a Pakistan connection to the recent blasts in Kashgar, allegedly involving Uighur Muslims. Have Pak-China relations hit stormy waters?