Saturday September 25, 2021
Amir Hussain
Amir Hussain

  • September 16, 2021

    Parents and patriotism

    During my recent visit to Karachi, I happened to talk with an ordinary resident, a father of two, about the dilemmas of conventional patriotism,...

  • August 21, 2021

    The brave Afghan girls

    While a 350,000 strong well-equipped Afghan National Army was disintegrating in the face of the Taliban offensive, a few brave Afghan girls stood...

  • August 06, 2021

    Gilgit-Baltistan matters

    Their beauty on the verge of being defaced and serenity being spoiled due to unplanned and unregulated tourism, the picturesque valleys of...

  • July 30, 2021

    Improving livelihoods

    There is scant authentic research available on alternative and effective rural development approaches in Balochistan. In common development...

  • July 17, 2021

    Resettlement in Tharparkar

    In my article of July 4, 2021 published in these pages as ‘Transition in Tharparkar’, I shared some of my thoughts about the contested nature of...

  • July 04, 2021

    Transition in Tharparkar

    I am writing this piece on the last day of my weeklong enriching journey to the heart of Tharparkar in Sindh. I am pleased to share with readers...

  • June 27, 2021

    War and weak states

    War is the most undesirable action to resolve interstate conflicts. Modern theories of international relations revolve around diplomatic means to...

  • June 19, 2021

    From MDGs to SDGs

    There has been a contested debate over the viability and consistency of policies adopted and actions taken by developing countries to attain the...

  • June 08, 2021

    Voices from Balochistan

    What keeps Balochistan poor was summarized succinctly by a local farmer of District Killa Saifullah while narrating stories of plight: “Our...