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Trump spills the beans

Zaheer Bhatti WHILE ostensibly reflecting a change of heart to some extent by enamouring the Islamic World which he had castigated as breeders and exporters of terrorism during and after his election, Trump at the US-Arab-Islamic Summit in Riyadh tried to placate the Ummah with a peace call and unity …

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An American advocate for Muslims

Akbar Ahmed I first visited Luther College, situated in a small bucolic Iowa town in America’s heartland, in 2004.I had been invited to deliver a public lecture on Islam as the College’s first-ever high-profile Muslim speaker. My host was Professor Robert Shedinger, author of Jesus was a Muslim. The Iraq …

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JIT credibility dented

Malik Muhammad Ashraf There is a legal aphorism, “Justice should not only be done; it must also be seen to be done.” This is a universally accepted principle of jurisprudence. The historic perspective about this principle is the landmark decision given by Lord Chief Justice Hewart at the King’s Bench …

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Zardari’s hold over the PPP

M Ziauddin The already insignificant presence of the PPP in the Punjab and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa seems to be shrinking fast to obliteration. This is happening despite the just concluded almost five-month long ‘vigorous’ campaign launched by Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari from within the security of four walls. The campaign appeared …

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