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A disaster foretold

What Pakistan can do to improve its flood management


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Grim tidings

Could the Karachi beach tragedy have been averted?



When the levee breaks

What turns floods into disaster and how best to mitigate that


Axis of national security

The alliance among the military, the mullahs and the militants is alive and kicking.



Will another Afghan miracle destabilise Pakistan?

It is no coincidence that at the time of both first and second “Afghan Miracle”, Pakistan had a military regime in place.


Journal observations: Diary of Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Excerpts from the fictional diary of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader, Shah Mehmood Qureshi



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From the get go, Nathaniel’s film is sensitive, yet unafraid of saying things not openly discussed in Pakistan.

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Showcasing Pakistan


In 2001, a few months after 9/11, I was in Washington DC with some teenagers who asked me if Pakistan was a country in Eastern Europe. Within a year, however, Pakistan would forever lose that sense of anonymity and, rather



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