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Muhammad Abdul Basit
Muhammad Abdul Basit

  • September 02, 2023

    Leave it to cricket

    If nothing else, people in Pakistan and India love a collaboration in the sphere of sports – mainly cricket. It's a rivalry that stirs up intense...

  • November 16, 2022

    Let the truth loose

    Imran Khan is a crowd puller and has the genuine support of many people – as well as the potential to keep his followers intact. Apart from his...

  • October 08, 2022

    The world of Huxley

    When Eric Arthur Blair sent his novel ‘1984’ to Aldous Huxley – his French teacher and mentor – for a review, Orwell was remarked of a...

  • April 29, 2022

    Secular terrorism

    In an unusual attack inside Karachi University, a female suicide bomber killed herself and three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver.Women...

  • April 13, 2022

    The political crisis

    After much melodrama, Khan has left the Prime Minister’s Office. They come, enjoy the moments, curse the critics, use power against the...

  • February 10, 2022

    The looming crisis in Ukraine

    The year was 1962 and the cold war was gaining momentum. The Soviet Union was trying to deploy nuclear installations in the backyard of the United...

  • December 16, 2021

    From APS to amnesty

    Today marks seven years since the deadliest ever attack against young students in the country by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. On a bright, sunny,...

  • October 04, 2021

    AUKUS in the Asia-Pacific

    At the beginning of the United Nations General Assembly’s 76th session, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres rightly warned that a divided world...

  • August 31, 2021

    Learning from China

    Prime Minister Imran Khan has repeatedly shown admiration for the Chinese system. Contrary to popular notions, being an authoritarian state is not...

  • August 02, 2021

    The rise of China

    Chinese President Xi Jinping. File photoNapoleon Bonaparte once noted, “China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep, for when she wakes up, the world...

  • July 03, 2021

    Populist interviews

    Pakistan’s officials recently gave a few interviews to the foreign media which have led to questions in the international arena.Some of the...

  • May 09, 2021

    Post-withdrawal Afghanistan

    On April 14, US President Joe Biden extended the utopian deadline of May 1st, 2021 for the American withdrawal from Afghanistan that was negotiated...

  • January 10, 2021

    Trump’s delusional politics

    The year was 2016. Donald Trump was all set to bring about a change in the United States – a change that would make America great again. The rival...

  • November 05, 2020

    Global climate disruption

    A disaster-in-progress, induced by human actions in the wake of achieving massive economic success, is at the verge of making Earth even more...

  • September 19, 2020

    Hurdles for Kashmir

    Kashmir, claimed by both India and Pakistan in its entirety but governed in parts, has inarguably been the hottest issue between the two arch rivals...

  • August 21, 2020

    On existing peacefully

    Pakistan and India are stuck in a zero-sum game and have not yet been able to escape from the prisoner’s dilemma. A number of armed conflicts,...

  • August 01, 2020

    Can America escape the Kindleberger Trap?

    Donald J Trump has decided to pull America out of the World Health Organization . This is not the first decision by him to lead the US to get off...