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Hussain H Zaidi

The writer is a graduate from a western European university

  • November 19, 2018

    Boom or bust?

    Written between the two world wars, German philosopher Oswald Spengler’s ‘The Decline of the West’ remains one of the most influential, as...

  • November 10, 2018

    Nemesis and karma

    Since the dawn of civilisation, nemesis and karma have been two of the most powerful doctrines of retribution. In Greek mythology, Nemesis was a...

  • November 03, 2018

    The lure of loans

    In a popular Bollywood movie, a firebrand political leader, whose reputation rests on bucking the system, assumes the chief minister’s office...

  • October 27, 2018

    The peace of the graveyard

    The bloodbath that marred the parliamentary elections in Afghanistan was on the horizon. The Taliban had ‘advised’ the people to stay away from...

  • October 20, 2018

    The IMF flip-flop

    In yet another flip-flop, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated on October 17 that Pakistan may not have to approach the International Monetary Fund for...

  • October 14, 2018

    And accountability for all

    There couldn’t have been a better gift to the nation than putting Shahbaz Sharif behind bars, as the all-time neat and clean government completed...

  • October 06, 2018

    On the beaten track

    The economy is in a hole and the government seems to be at a loss on how to pull it out. Being on the prowl to cut down on spending, the ruling...