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Rifts in Balochistan Government

Rifts in Balochistan Government

In less than one year since its formation, Balochistan’s coalition government is confronted with the worst infighting ever known to the media and the masses. The coalition comprises of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League (P.M.L.-N), the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (Pk. M.A.P.), the National Party of Chief Minister Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch and, [...]

America and Balochistan

America and Balochistan

Rep. Louie Gohmert made a passionate speech in the U.S. House of Representatives about the recently found mass graves in Balochistan. While reading from an…

Sharif’s Ambiguous Peace Plans For Balochistan

Sharif’s Ambiguous Peace Plans For Balochistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recently constituted a four-member committee to facilitate negotiations between the government and the Taliban. During his visit to Quetta two days…

Pakistan’s Post-2014 Chaos

Pakistan’s Post-2014 Chaos

By Malik Siraj Akbar The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (T.T.P.), in their deadliest attack on the Pakistani security forces so far in 2014, killed at least 20 personnel in a bomb…

The General Pakistan Can’t Punish

The General Pakistan Can’t Punish

By Malik Siraj Akbar The Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al Faisal, during his recent visit to Islamabad, brushed aside suggestions that his country was…

From Bangladesh to Balochistan: Pakistan Owes an Apology

From Bangladesh to Balochistan: Pakistan Owes an Apology

By Malik Siraj Akbar A few prominent Bangladeshi writers have also begun to publicly endorse theirgovernment’s demand that Pakistan…

Deepening Pakistan-Bangladesh Tensions

Deepening Pakistan-Bangladesh Tensions

By Malik Siraj Akbar The execution of a top Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (BJI) leader on December 12 on war crime charges and the…

The God Who Failed

The God Who Failed

Former Chief Justice of Pakistan’s Supreme Court,Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, considered himself as a god and acted as a…

Why Liberals Failed to Defend Malala

Why Liberals Failed to Defend Malala

By Malik Siraj Akbar During last year’s SAFMA [South Asian Free Media Association] conference, Imtiaz Alam, the organization’s…

Pakistan Divided Over Slain Taliban Chief’s Legacy

Pakistan Divided Over Slain Taliban Chief’s Legacy

By Malik Siraj Akbar The killing of Hakimullah Mehsud, the chief of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (T.T.P.), an Al-Qaeda affiliate, in a drone strike…

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