LATEST ARTICLES

Lahore - Pakistan

“Naya” (new) Pakistan, Old Habits!

Unlike the rest of the country, Pakistan's capital city Islamabad is well planned. Since it was built from scratch, there was time to prepare a master plan. It has wide roads and broad boulevards...
Yunus Emre Statue

The Relevance of Yunus Emre in Our Time

No place seems immune these days from instability, violence and insecurity. The worst victims are Muslims – attacked both from within and without the community. The extremists on both sides are hijacking the narratives...
United States Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Republicans Play “Israel Card” and Fail

As this past week began, with the shutdown of parts of the US government entering its third week, Republicans, desperate to force the Democrat's hand, decided to play the "Israel card." The effort failed.The...
The Flower - Pakistan Monument at Night

The diaspora of Muhajirs – An unacknowledged fact

BackgroundAbout 2 million Muslims from the Hindu-majority cities and towns of India migrated to Pakistan during and after the creation of Pakistan in 1947. The largest migration in the world's history at that time...
Bangladesh Bank

What’s Next for Bangladesh?

Bangladesh had her parliamentary election on December 30, 2018, in which prime minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling alliance won a third straight term winning more than 90 percent of the 300 seats contested. Five candidates...