Pakistan

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POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Prophet Muhammad, Islam, Salman haider, Balochistan

Why Pakistan's blasphemy law will come back to haunt it

It is important to remember the ordinance was passed by Zia-ul-Haq, a dictator, and we cannot separate the law from the lawmaker.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, Pakistani Hindus

Shrinking space for liberals in Pakistan

The democratic government needs to do more to restore the secular forces of the country by giving them freedom of expression and right of assembly.

POLITICS

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Islam, South Asia, Pakistan

That Pakistan's foreign policy is pan-Islamic is a convenient myth

Both nations - Russia and China - Islamabad has entangled itself with are anything but 'pro-Muslims'.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, Defence, Missile tests, Babur-III launch

How an Indian military expert sank Pakistan's 'fake nuclear missile test'

Islamabad used computer-generated imagery to fabricate a 'successful launch' of Babur-III.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, India-China Ties, Foreign policy

Should India really worry about China cosying with Pakistan?

New Delhi has been exceedingly defensive in its dealings with Beijing despite grave provocations.

VOICES

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Balochistan, Minorities, Pakistan

Pakistan continues to pursue anti-minority policy, in letter and spirit

Under the circumstances, the minority is unable to get integrated into the social mainstream, despite genuine attempts to do so.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, China, Gwadar, CPEC

Pakistan risks losing sovereignty to China with its CPEC gamble

Islamabad needs to be more mindful in balancing the negative externalities of the project for its population, the impact it may have on the economy.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, Armed Forces, Pathankot terror attack

Refrain that India's armed forces can do no wrong is hurting us

Pathankot, Uri, Nagrota and Baramullah attacks are examples.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, Water scarcity, Indus Waters Treaty

Correcting Indus Waters Treaty can help India solve its water crisis

Our negligence on water scarcity has been so deep that it can be remedied only through hands-on political direction.