Oil prices are soaring. Great minds around the world are thinking about solutions to solve this global energy crisis. Never before has the world waited with such baited breath for breakthroughs in alternative sources of energy. But this is not so in one country. This country has far more significant issues to deal with. I […]

Topic: Politics | by on Jul 5

Known to all of South Asia as the country with one of the strongest cricket teams, amazing pop Qawwali music and Islam at its highest, Pakistan hasn’t had a constitutional transfer of power since its independence in August 1947. Power has changed hands in the form of military takeovers and coups. Pakistan’s politics has always […]

Topic: Politics | by on Mar 5

“I am what terrorists most fear, a female political leader fighting to bring modernity to Pakistan”- Benazir Bhutto, Parade Mag. Dec. 2007 Before becoming martyred in her third bid for Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto publicly spoke of the danger that she was in and the threat that she was to the extremist elements throughout the […]

Topic: Politics | by on Feb 5

In the late 1970s, Dr. Edward Said founded postcolonialism with the simple idea that Western discourse on the East is predicated upon false and embellished images. True to his word, when probed about Arabo-Islamic culture, Americans conjure a simultaneously romantic and offensive catalogue: Al-Qaeda sponsored terrorism, dangerous ownership of nuclear arms, the racially ambiguous Princess […]

Topic: Politics | by on Feb 5

The Presidential elections on October 7 are deemed to be the most crucial elections for the future of democracy in Pakistan . With 16 parties and the return of an exiled premier, this election is likely to be the most heated one in the history of the nation. The Commonwealth as well as many other […]

Topic: Politics | by on Dec 10

There is a general uneasiness in the South Asian and Middle Eastern political spheres as the Pakistan People’s Party makes noise about the return of Benazir Bhutto to Pakistan . Ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto enters the political arena after 8 years of self-imposed exile from Pakistan . Her activity in Pakistan ‘s politics even while in […]

Topic: Politics | by on Dec 10