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Are Pakistanis Extremists?

Are Pakistanis extremists?

There are two ways of effecting a change in a society: from top to bottom or from bottom to top. Conventionally, it has been believed — and development and political…

The Defeat Of Extremist Ideology

The defeat of extremist ideology

In 1897, a few months after he had written The Devil’s Disciple, which established him as a playwright, George Bernard Shaw warned: “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous…

The Imaginary Republic Of Extremistan

The imaginary republic of Extremistan

Every school, college and university in Pakistan is closed. The seemingly most impenetrable building in Pakistan, the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the Pakistan Army was breached, and breached emphatically. Mosques,…

The Extremist Mindset

The extremist mindset

Two events in recent weeks have shaken the country and — fortunately, for a change — led to intense soul-searching. The first event was the response to the anti-Islam film…

There’s a new spectre in Europe

The spectre of brutal policies has once again returned to Europe. However, this time it is neither communism nor the bloody red revolution; it is the pernicious far-right forces that…

Modi’s astrology

Although Narendra Modi is in a good position to become the prime minister of India for the third time, astrologists are of the view that the results of the ongoing…

Connecting people

First things first: on behalf of Pakistani minorities, I would like to congratulate Kamal Nath Sharma, a Hindu cadet who, due to his hard work, dedication and talent, recently completed…

What can Pakistan do for Kashmir?

Kashmir is no ordinary dispute. It is about a territory, its people, and the dynamics of their history, culture, and aspirations for freedom. And it is about the ethics of…

Discouraging harm

Undoubtedly, the most critical challenge Pakistan is facing to safeguard the ideological borders in the 21st century is in the form of the misuse of social media. I think the…