Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan Election Primer.

Hello Everyone, Pakistan goes to the polls today for only its second free and fair election. In the grand Pakistani tradition,  polling and analysis has been poor and contradictory and the make-up of the Federal Government remains very much in question. By … Continue reading

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Unity, Faith, Discipline.

Hello Everyone, The title of the post is the motto of Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, ”Unity, Faith, Discipline”.  Stirring words that would be adopted after his death by the State he founded as its national motto, a motto that changed Jinnah’s … Continue reading

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The Baluchistan Problem

Hello Everyone, In the aftermath of the Bloody Thursday bombings I think it would be a good idea to examine the current conflict raging in Baluchistan and what it bodes for Pakistan’s future. The conflict in Baluchistan is not widely … Continue reading

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A Bloody Thursday in Pakistan.

Hello Everyone, The year 2013 is off to a bloody start in Pakistan. On Thursday January 10th, 118 people were killed in two separate bomb attacks in the city of Quetta, the provincial capital of Baluchistan. Also 22 people were killed in a … Continue reading

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Raja Rental.

Hello Everyone, Well there’s never a dull day in Pakistan. Today the Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered the National Accountability Bureau (the countries anti-corruption agency), to arrest all of the accused in the multi-million dollar Rental Power Projects scandal and … Continue reading

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Polio in Pakistan.

Hello Everyone, This is an old post from December 2012 that I forgot to publish but it’s still relevant and contains some recent news so I hope you enjoy. I promise to be more consistent with my blogging; I’ll be aiming for … Continue reading

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A Grave Affair.

Hello Everyone, As the year 2012 winds down news comes out of Pakistan, that a graveyard belonging to the Ahmadi Muslim sect has been desecrated in the city of Lahore; news that I fear will come to be seen as a grim milestone in Pakistan’s … Continue reading

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