Danish Zaidi

  • TDanish Zidi  -  Pakistan's agreement under government to government arrangements with Qatar for purchase of LNG has been subject to criticism. Pundits have been trying to create an impression of the deal with Qatar as 'expensive' purchase when compared to spot market prices. The factual ...

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  • TIt is often stated that both religious extremism, and extreme liberalism, are a menace for Pakistan. It shows sheer lack of knowledge on the part of those who treat political spectrum in Pakistan as a binary. A dispassionate analysis would tell that these terms don’t have firm basis in ...

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  • TRecently, amidst rapturous applause, Christian Democratic Party’s Angela Merkel announced that she would support a full-fledged ban on Islamic veils covering the face. Not long ago, a picture of four armed officers ordering a woman to remove the burkini in public on a beach in France went ...

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  • TAfter this new wave of terrorism in the last couple of weeks, Pakistan’s security apparatus is being questioned again. In retaliation to that, the state launched another nationwide operation, Radd-ul-Fasaad – fourth in the last two decades. Yet again, this brings the implementation of ...

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