Imran Jan

  • TThe American media generally and the New York Times specifically has had a bellyache with the rise of Imran Khan, which reflects the bellyache of the American corporate power. WikiLeaks revealed that Imran Khan was a rare leader not under American influence. If we look at the editorials of the ...

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  • TOther than the ultra-right nationalistic tendencies and parties sweeping across many continents, there is another, perhaps somewhat unnoticed, wave sweeping across nations around the world; one of ending wars and animosities and achieving peace. Donald Trump incessantly made the case for peace with ...

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  • TGeorge Orwell’s Animal Farm is an absolute classic. In the story, the animals had 7 commandments distilled into the maxim “four legs good, two legs bad”, which were basically to prevent animals from the humans’ evil habits. The maxim was later overturned into “four ...

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  • TIn the first part of the movie Godfather, Tom Hagen tries to explain to Santino (Sonny) Corleone that the feud with the opponents was about business. Even the attempted murder of his father Vito Corleone, Hagen tells Sonny, was business, not personal. American frustration with Pakistan is about ...

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  • THiding in plain sight means concealing one’s identity by staying visible or when one’s visibility masks his shadow life. However, in Pakistan the phrase has the opposite meaning. People with power, money, and connections do not mask their identity by pretending to be someone else. One ...

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  • TKudos to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan for standing up for the most hapless and wretched people on earth, declaring Jerusalem as the “red line” for Muslims and called Israel “an occupying state” and “a terror state”. The Organisation of the Islamic ...

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  • TThe war of words between Trump and Kim is on. Each side is hurling threats at the other. Just weeks ago, North Korea launched the Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) with a possible range of reaching cities in the continental US. While the sabre rattling is ominous and immoral, the war dance ...

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