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Dr Farrukh Saleem
Sunday, November 23, 2014
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On April 4, 1996, Mullah Mohammed Omar Mujahid declared himself Amir-ul-Momineen or Commander of the Faithful. Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, the founder of Al-Qaeda, had personally sworn oath of ...
 
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Sunday, November 16, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion This semester’s political theatre has three main actors: political parties, the GHQ and the Supreme Court (SC). At the beginning of the semester, the GHQ had three subjects on its capture-list: institutional ...
Sunday, November 09, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion For the media, good news is not news. To be certain, every coin has two sides and every cloud has a silver lining. Yes, the economy is cloudy, murky and muddy but here’s the silver lining: One: Budget deficit, ...
Sunday, November 02, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion In November 2013, General Raheel Sharif became the 15th chief of army staff. In November 2013, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar announced that the former president Pervez Musharraf would be tried under Article ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion Sir, democracy is not under any sort of threat and neither is your government. Your government is secure and so is democracy. Yes, your style of governance is under attack and the real origin of that attack ...
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion Democracy is about three things: elections, accountability and a responsive government. We have had ten elections over the past 44 years but our democracy lacks accountability and has failed to produce a ...
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion June 15, October 12: One, Operation Zarb-e-Azb has managed to break the back of terrorists and their sponsors. Two, more and more evidence is piling up that the Indian model of economic development is failing. ...
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion Pakistan’s elite democracy is about two things: exclusionary politics and extractionery institutions. Here are the facts behind exclusionary politics: Fact 1: There are 27 million families in Pakistan and of the ...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion Purana Pakistan has six characteristics. One, elected leaders treat state assets as their personal estates. Two, elected leaders mutate civil servants into their personal serfs. Three, taxes are collected and ...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion There is a clear-cut distinction between floods and destruction caused by floods – floods are God-given but destruction caused by floods is man-made (therefore avoidable). Loss of life because of floods is ...
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Capital suggestion We need more democracy, not less. Democracy is about three things: elections, accountability and responsiveness. Pakistani democracy has elections but our democracy is completely devoid of both accountability ...
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