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Islamicide: How the Mullah Mafia is Destroying Pakistan

A boy cuts off his own right hand because it offended God. Pedophilia is holy. To question is to risk execution. Welcome to a nation in thrall to suicidal fanaticism. LONDON: Somewhere in the world there is a Muslim-majority country in which a 15-year-old boy accidentally raised his hand to answer the wrong question at a religious sermon. The boy ...

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Charsadda Attack: It is time to ask Pakistan Army some hard Questions

Whatever the military demanded, civilian government gave – from military courts to foreign policy, everything has been under control of Army. But what are the results beyond photo-ops and extensive PR gains? A month after Pakistan observed the first anniversary of the deadly APS Peshawar attack, Islamist terrorists belonging to the banned TTP have struck again – this time at ...

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From Crisis to Crisis: Has Pakistan Moved ahead over the Past Year?

Time is a river that flows from eternity to eternity. Days, months and years are bridges that help us cross that river from one bank to the other. Unlike milestones on a road, these bridges do not mark the length of the river. The finite cannot, after all, measure the infinite. A year is a calendar of a limited number ...

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The Mystery of Red-Mosque

AYESHA SIDDIQA: The liberal civil society in Islamabad and the rest of Pakistan, and even the Pakistani diaspora abroad, tend to get very upset with the continued presence of Abdul Aziz in the heart of the capital. There are some activists who have even made a career out of flagging the Lal Masjid issue. The emphasis of the argument is that ...

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