Author Archives: The Pashtun Times

Analysis: The Ghost and After the Ghost

It is an unending debate whether Mullah Omar did really exist or not. The name Mullah Omar is a mere reality while the person with the name is no less than a ghost. In reality, ghost exists nowhere but in fear everywhere. People know that the ghost first started his journey from Kandahar which ultimately ended in Karachi but nobody ...

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Arif Ali Khan: IT Expert

Arif Ali Khan is an IT expert with THE PASHTUN TIMES. Currently he is pursuing his PhD Degree in Empirical Software Engineering from City University of Hong Kong. Previously, he has done his MS in Information Technology from Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia and BS in Software Engineering from University of Science and Technology, Bannu. He can be reached at Aliakhan2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk ...

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Wakeel Khan: Editor

Wakeel Khan is the Editor of The Pashtun Times. He is a student of Pakistan Studies at QAU, Islamabad. He is a writer and political activist. THE PASHTUN TIMES

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On Afghanistan, Obama’s Supporters And Detractors Not Whom You’d Expect

Aug. 12, 2012 – Shah Wali Kot, Kandahar, Afghanistan – US special force commandos provide security as troops off-load from a Black Hawk helicopter during a clearing operation August 12, 2012 in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (Credit Image: © Mc1 Martin Cuaron/Planet Pix via ZUMA Wire) (Newscom TagID: zumaamericasthirteen716618.jpg) [Photo via Newscom] In response to what he ...

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About The Pashtun Times

The Pashtun Times is an online newspaper focusing on the issues of Pashtun society, politics and culture, while also keep informing the Pashtuns about the international world and politics. The policy of the newspaper is based on Pax humana. The Pashtun Times promotes human dignity, reason, science and thought, freedom and freedom of expression, democracy and human rights, tolerance and nonviolence, ...

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Mr. Jamshed Khan: Columnist

Mr. Jamshed Khan has completed MSc and M.Phil in history from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Currently he is a PhD Scholar in the same university. His main focus is on politics and political Islam in Pashtunkhwa.  He can be reached at nashadwajid@gmail.com THE PASHTUN TIMES

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Aurang Zeb Khan Zalmay: Editor of The Pashtun Times

Aurang Zeb Khan Zalmay hails from Bannu. He is the Editor and founder of The Pashtun Times. He is a social and political analyst, and activist, and observing politics thoroughly. He is graduated from GC University, Lahore, where he studied English Literature, Political Science and history. Currently, he is pursuing master degree in South Asia Institute (SAI), University of Heidelberg, ...

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Tony Blair’s Partial Apology For Iraq Isn’t Enough

Tony Blair’s partial apology for the Iraq war (Report, 26 October) shows how little he has learned from his adventures in international relations. Removing Saddam Hussein is the problem and is the cause of the rise of Isis. Saddam’s justification for his brutal regime was that he maintained control of an otherwise ungovernable state. His removal and the emergence of ...

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Kay Saxon: Columnist

Miss Kay Saxon is a UK based columnist working with The Pashtun Times. She is graduated from the University of Central Lancashire, North of England. She has studied English Literature and philosophy in UCLAN. Her special interest is in Human Rights and Ethics. She can be reached at kaysaxon@hotmail.co.uk THE PASHTUN TIMES

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Angelina Merisi: Columnist

Angelina Merisi hails from Ireland. She is part of the Pashtuns Times News Network. She is a PhD scholar at the University College Cork, Ireland. Her current research is focused on Islam and Pashtun male migrants in Ireland, masculinity and honour concepts. Angelina is a freelance writer and poet. She can be reached at Angelmer333@gmail.com THE PASHTUN TIMES

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