Ali Malik

OPEN TO OPINION

works as a research intern at the South Asia Program at Hudson Institute in Washington DC

POLITICS

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How India and Pakistan are afflicted by the madness of religious vigilantism

Killings over cow protection and blasphemy share many parallels.

POLITICS

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Pakistan’s stability lies in Afghanistan

The neighbouring country must realise that any form of cooperation with the Taliban is no longer feasible.

POLITICS

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Why Pakistan fails to eliminate terrorism in its backyard

The government must find the political will to eradicate the scourge within its borders.

POLITICS

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Why nobody wants to help Myanmar's unwanted Rohingya

UN investigation has revealed that Myanmar security forces raped or killed refugees in front of their relatives with the intention of instilling fear.

POLITICS

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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 army's new face General Qamar Bajwa may be softer towards India

Or tougher. He is said to be a staunch believer in democracy and civilian supremacy.

POLITICS

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Nawaz Sharif's attack on Imran Khan's party exposes Pakistan's misplaced priorities

The latter's political message and allegations of corruption, in light of the Panama Papers scandal, must be addressed by the PM.