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The bigger butcher is the bigger patriot

We should have no illusions in our minds about the moral standards prevalent in Pakistan. “Civil rights” is an expression hardly ever heard in public discourse in Pakistan. And those who try to somehow, unconsciously mention a reference to…

Pakistan: The nation of steel

I feel privileged to express myself on a very passionate topic – Pakistan, our motherland: being among the most resilient on this Earth! I would begin with a beautiful poem of William Ralph Emerson, aptly titled A Nation’s Strength: What…

Pakistan’s lame-duck administration

Pakistan's geostrategic position gives it a unique advantage as it is situated at the crossroads of opportunity. It is merged with China, an emerging economy of the world; and India, the biggest democracy in the world and a developing…

Let’s vow to never forget Ruth Pfau

A German nun, who spent more than half a century in Pakistan battling leprosy and helping the country's most susceptible people, was unknown by the youth of Pakistan till her death. How busy are we in our personal lives that we never paid…

Life under FCR black law

The tribal areas of Pakistan known as Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) comprise of seven agencies and five frontiers. These areas have a semi-autonomous status and are administrated through a special law as the Frontier Crime…