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Magic in the Saudi-US Marriage?

Magic in the Saudi-US Marriage?

Najma Minhas | The Nation | May 01, 2016 The visit of President Obama to Saudi Arabia last week camMore ...
Pakistani Panama Papers

Pakistani Panama Papers

Najma Minhas | The Nation | April 12, 2016 One head has rolled and many more are spinning as those More ...
The Panama Papers and Pakistan: Beyond Nawaz Sharif

The Panama Papers and Pakistan: Beyond Nawaz Sharif

Najma Minhas | The Diplomat | April 11, 2016 The Panama Papers highlight Pakistan’s national probleMore ...
Small chance of peace

Small chance of peace

Najma Minhas | The Nation | February 06, 2016 The Quadilateral Coordination Group (QCG) was set up More ...
Back to the Drawing Board on Child Marriages

Back to the Drawing Board on Child Marriages

Najma Minhas | The Nation | January 22, 2016 My blood boiled when I heard the Council of Islamic IdMore ...
Pakistan’s balancing act

Pakistan’s balancing act

Najma Minhas | The Nation | January 12, 2016 The past week has seen both the Saudi Arabian foreign More ...
It’s about the guns!

It’s about the guns!

Najma Minhas | The Nation | December 13, 2015 The sad deaths from the two events that happened lastMore ...
Afghan refugees: Brothers or foes

Afghan refugees: Brothers or foes

Najma Minhas | The Nation | December 05, 2015 One side effect of the recent barbaric attack in PariMore ...
Chinese Santa comes to Town

Chinese Santa comes to Town

Najma Minhas | The Nation | April 28, 2015 So, why is the Pakistani media going gaga over the ChineMore ...
Killing gangs of Karachi

Killing gangs of Karachi

Najma Minhas | The Nation | March 17, 2015 In the Martin Scorsese blockbuster ‘Gangs of New York’, More ...
Local governments: MIA

Local governments: MIA

Najma Minhas | The Nation | January 30, 2015 On Wednesday, Balochistan conducted the final phase ofMore ...
Madrassas: The enemy within

Madrassas: The enemy within

Najma Minhas | The Nation | January 13th, 2015 Interestingly, if there is one segment of the populaMore ...
Tragedy in Peshawar, a Tragedy for Islam

Tragedy in Peshawar, a Tragedy for Islam

Najma Minhas | The Islamic Monthly | December 17, 2014 Muhammad Khorasani, leader of Jamat ul AhrarMore ...
Incomplete business

Incomplete business

Najma Minhas | The Nation | December 13, 2014 So finally the new Chief Election Commissioner has beMore ...
Support Arjumand Azhar

Support Arjumand Azhar

Najma Minhas | The Nation | October 03, 2014 The Pakistani Rosa Park moment occurred on September 1More ...
So, we live in a democracy?

So, we live in a democracy?

Najma Minhas | The Nation | August 02, 2014 It is shameful, having to use a phrase as tattered as ‘More ...
Punjabi betrayal or Sindhi loyalty?

Punjabi betrayal or Sindhi loyalty?

Najma Minhas | The Nation | July 24, 2014 The recent Herald/SDPI survey on how Pakistanis are thinkMore ...
Khursheed Shah: The Gorbachev of Pakistan?

Khursheed Shah: The Gorbachev of Pakistan?

Najma Minhas | The Nation | July 10, 2014 Khursheed Shah has set the cat amongst the pigeons with hMore ...
Controlling the police’s Maula Jatts

Controlling the police’s Maula Jatts

Najma Minhas | The Nation | July 03, 2014 On 17th June, the day of the Model Town massacre, then LaMore ...
Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Najma Minhas | Daily Times | July 02, 2014 Pakistan’s tragedy is that the police have become appendMore ...
Alumni club: Meeting of like-minded Columbia graduates

Alumni club: Meeting of like-minded Columbia graduates

Myra Iqbal | Express Tribune | May 09, 2013 ISLAMABAD: The Columbia Alumni Club of Pakistan was inaMore ...