Waqas Shabbir

  • TTwin city was buzzing with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) supporters on December 5. Huge contingents of the Bhutto supporters thronged the city. Islamabad looked more like Larkana with large party hoardings, banners and posters visible across the city. PPP ran a vast advertising campaign to ...

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  • TIn absolute terms, surely North Korean aggression is not a right way to go about things, but in relative terms, any sovereign country would do this. I have a question for you. How many times in last few months, did you hear about the US-South Korean joint exercises, prior to successive missile ...

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  • TColossal environmental disasters in the United States are a stark reminder of the damage inflicted upon Earth. It has reignited the debate among the thinkers and academia regarding the severe implications of capitalism. Credible voices on both sides of the Atlantic have expressed grave concerns ...

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  • TAre you willing to take a factual or a partisan position? Fortunately for India and unfortunately for Modi and BJP, Gauri Lankash took a factual position. In recent past, too many Indians have fallen for Modi’s ideology which is proving to be a road to disaster as India continues to descend ...

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  • TMuslims in Burma are facing barbaric onslaught. The images shared on social media look extremely horrific and shambolic. What triggered this persecution? The answer to this question lies in the statement by Ashin Wirathu (a man dubbed by ‘Time Magazine’ as the face of Buddhist terror) ...

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  • TIran has finally responded to Trumps speech. Iranian diplomat Bahrain Gosemi has issued a statement condemning the Trumps strategy of continuing their presence in Afghanistan. He remarked that, “American opportunist strategies, unilateral policies, and unacceptable interference have resulted ...

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  • TDonald Trump in his speech on Afghanistan scolded Pakistan for allegedly failing to use its position effectively despite hefty financial backing of Pentagon. Trump accused Pakistan of nurturing safe havens for terrorists and allowing them space to operate successfully which eventually disrupts the ...

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  • TSitting in my lounge, listening to Rona Laila singing, "Aik Hai Naam Hamara, Pakistan, Pakistan, Jeevay Pakistan". Under cloud of compromised sovereignty, can we realistically deserve to celebrate freedom? I am confused, should I really celebrate independence? Same was the case last year and the ...

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  • TThe selection of unworthy individuals as legislators creates havoc as they fail to use this platform for constructive purposes to take forward the democratic process. These people create nothing and society relying on fake promises. Emotion driven political affiliations are an obstacle for an ...

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