Hussain Imam

  • Self proclaimed liberals in Pakistan are an omnipresent reality. Like any peculiar species, they have certain traits fraught with ideals and disposition towards shaping future life and the political community in their own vision. Their rhetoric is mostly slated towards drawing attention of the ...

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  • Ever since the commencement of this year’s Holy month of Muharram, Shias of Pakistan – particularly those of the cosmopolitan port city of Karachi – are finding themselves in the worst of situation. Owing to an already lax security atmosphere pervasive all around the country, ...

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  • The September War has a peculiar place in the national discourse of Pakistan and has been so ever since the outbreak of the belligerence in 1965. Different reasons could account for the glorification of the War of 1965; one of the reasons is the nation’s collective resolve and contribution in ...

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  • Ever since the issue of the Panama Papers revelations surfaced in the international arena, during the first week of April, they have managed to stir a political storm worldwide. The leaks exhibit the quantum of wealth amassed by the global elite into offshore jurisdictions for the purpose of ...

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  • For most part of its history, civilian political dispensation in Pakistan remained overshadowed at the hands of stern and strong military rule. Four military rulers assumed roles as helmsmen to the exclusion of civilian political elite in Pakistan. The decades of 60s and 80s witnessed direct ...

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  • What the President of United States of America, Barack Obama predicted with respect to Pakistan in his last State of the Union address on 12th of January, 2016 seems to be materializing for Pakistan in the very beginning of the year and suggests that more lies in the offing. District of Charsadda, ...

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  • The execution of Sheikh Baqir Al Nimr which took place on the 2nd of January, 2016 has caused granite tremors to engulf the entire Muslim world. The conflict has pitted Saudi Arabia against Iran in a disturbingly hostile posture. The night following Sheikh Baqir Al Nimr’s execution saw a ...

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  • On the 2nd of January, just a day after entering 2016, the world was informed by the Saudi Interior ministry that Sheikh Baqir al-Nimr, the dissident Shia cleric from the Al-Awamiyah Eastern province had been beheaded along with 46 other convicted prisoners. Sheikh’s execution immediately ...

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