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The bloodbath in Kashmir

Khurram Sajjad The present situation of Kashmir illustrates the condition of Muslims during the time of the sub-continent. There was no Muslim state in support to fight for the socio-politico-economic rights of Muslims — as is now in Pakistan or Turkey — except the popular great Muslim leaders. Even today, …

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Dissecting Marxism

Lal Khan The 199th birth anniversary of Karl Marx was celebrated on May 5 this year. Once again Marx has been the subject of criticisms, and the raucous din of ‘Marxism has failed’. Ever since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of the Soviet Union and reversion of …

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Preparing our youth for CPEC

Salma Butt The acronym for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is pretty well known to Pakistanis. Our entire political and economic arena is revolving around it, looking at it with one view that is hope of economic prosperity, leading to peace building and security. It is a gigantic window opening employment …

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Threats to national security

Samson Simon Sharaf Historically, events of an identical nature have remarkable tendencies to happen simultaneously but take diverging courses. Though we tend to see the political and social landscape of Pakistan in disarray, it is noteworthy that the entire surrounding region is undergoing political and social convulsions. These interconnected dynamics …

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Realising peace in Kashmir

Mashaal Gauhar With the intractable Kashmir conflict raging unabated, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent call for a multilateral resolution to the dispute must have been taken into account. However, the Indian government, asserting that the dispute had to be resolved bilaterally between New Delhi and Islamabad, quickly dismissed the …

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