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[10 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: November 2014

Are the days of revolutions and revolutionaries finally over? Has the tsunami receded or is it just taking a breather to recoup its dwindling strength?

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[5 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The MQM Quandary

Caught between the Rangers operation in Karachi, and money-laundering charges and Imran Farooq’s murder investigations in London, a frantic MQM threatens to bring Karachi to a halt.

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[4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: June 2012

Nameless, faceless, trigger-happy thugs roam the streets, and strike at will. They rob, they encroach, they extort, they kidnap, they murder – and then they vanish into thin air without a trace.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[18 May 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Book Review: Mohajir Militancy in Pakistan

Nichola Khan’s study is a comprehensive overview of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s militant ethos and an analysis of the culture of violence fostered by the party.

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[10 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Karachi: City of Blights

Has anyone imagined a scenario where Karachi was a person? How much psychotherapy would it need?

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[3 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: April 2012

Karachi has been turned into a graveyard of sorts while the people who preside over its destiny – the PPP, the MQM and the ANP – engage in a shameless turf war.

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[29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Let’s Break Up: Is Pakistan Ready for New Provinces?

The case for and against the creation of new provinces takes centre stage as the 20th Constitutional Amendment Bill is introduced in parliament.

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[5 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
Editor’s Note: November 2011

Will the dark horse make it to the winning post?

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[5 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Karachi in the Dock

What judgment should one expect from the apex court on the suo moto hearings on Karachi’s volatile situation? Senator Iqbal Haider, a senior advocate of the Supreme Court and who was present at some of the suo moto hearings, gives his views on the subject.

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[30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Looking Back at Mirza’s Game-Changing Press Conference

Newsline asked three analysts, Amir Zia, Ghazi Salahuddin, and I.A. Rehman to give their take on what they heard during Zulfiqar Mirza’s two-hour solo diatribe.