Arshid Malik

  • The quintessential historic idiom of India and Pakistan is horrifyingly laden with depressing intrigue. Nuclear flashpoints, unsettled disputes, enmity, political deformity, historic bi-valence, ambivalent discourses, religious extremism and whatnot have settled in and out over the entire course ...

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  • After years of armed insurgency where is Kashmir today and what is the focus of the population of Kashmir? Apart from the lip service rendered to the “freedom struggle” by separatist leaders, the raised tempo of attacks by militants on Indian troops and the protests thereof by civilian ...

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  • The Attack While students and teachers at Bacha Khan University, near Charsadda in Pakistan, were busy with a poetry recital commemorating the death anniversary of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, gunmen stormed the campus killing around thirty people and injuring scores. Educational institutions in ...

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  • One question deeply demands an answer which is whether Kashmir’s recent insurgency has taken a back seat of its own or has it been totally annihilated at the behest of the armed and paramilitary forces, intelligence tactics, psychological warfare waged by India and its agencies. Recent ...

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  • The situation of conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir while on the one hand has led to the creation of a shadow economy, on the other it has led to the build-up of a shadow morality. Even though enough has been written and recorded about the shadow economy in this part of the world, very little ...

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  • Jus ad bellum. Jus (or ius) ad bellum is the title given to the branch of law that defines the legitimate reasons a state may engage in war and focuses on certain criteria that render a war just. The principal modern legal source of jus ad bellum derives from the Charter of the United Nations, ...

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  • What is a “cardinal rule”? A “cardinal rule” is defined as a fundamental rule, upon which other matters – social, cultural, issues pertaining to law and ethics – generally hinge. While “cardinal rules” are recognized among “civilized ...

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  • The concept of Islamic state as opposed to the very foundations of Islamic civilization are attributing factors that may well lead to clues into the “genesis” of the unabated violence that is carried out by Muslim extremist organizations across the world and the subsequent ad continuum ...

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  • The a-cerebral salvo being fired at Modi and his entire gamut of leaders, its affiliations and assumed-affiliations withand allegiance to different “right-wing” organizations in India is absolutely directionless. This ill-brandishing has only resulted in a waste of time and ...

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  • Muslims – well, the majority of them – around the world have closed doors on any kind of possible or probable reformation in Islam and anyone who attempts to align their religion on any such arrangement(s) stands a good chance of being exterminated over the pretext of heresy – the ...

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  • I am a Muslim and I do not approve of what some “Muslim terror groups” are doing to the world in their frenzied state of heedless revenge against an enemy which is not even there. The Islamic State group for instance, brings shame to me being a Muslim. I was shocked the day Paris was ...

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