Wednesday March 22, 2023
Dr Aamer Raza
Dr Aamer Raza

  • February 25, 2023

    Reimagining Pakistan

    I will start the discussion on reimagining Pakistan with the most archetypal Pakistani attribute: inserting myself into a conversation uninvited.The...

  • January 30, 2023

    The tragedy of irrelevance

    Anachronism : someone or something placed in the wrong period in history, or something that belongs to the past rather than the present.Pakistan has...

  • August 15, 2022

    ‘I am a light tower, your call!’

    This urban legend is told in many ways, but here is, hopefully, a useful summary. A battleship, moving in the fog, notices light immediately ahead....

  • April 21, 2022

    An inclusive setup

    The dust seems to have settled on a Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. Domestically, there is almost no organized armed resistance. Important regional...

  • February 19, 2022

    Islam, governance and the Taliban

    Although there is an unmistakable march of secularism around the globe, religion continues to play an important political role in many...

  • January 23, 2022

    Making a human

    I recently read Bill Bryson’s book, ‘The Body: A Guide for Occupant’s. The book starts with an intriguing question – how much would it cost...

  • December 05, 2021

    The question of recognition

    We have a humanitarian crisis, a tragedy, unfolding right in front of our eyes. Between September and October, it was reported that 19 million...

  • June 05, 2021

    Rational choices

    A few years ago, I was teaching ‘rational choice theory’ in international relations to a class of students. The theory, in the interest of...

  • March 13, 2021

    Post-pandemic world

    Most people in our part of the world must have heard the Sheikh Chilli story. For those who may have not: once Sheikh Chilli was on a tree chopping...