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Corruption in South Asia

When Barack Obama was elected president, Governor Blagojevich of Illinois saw opportunity in the vacancy created in the U.S. Senate. "I've…

Started by Riaz Haq

4 Jul 10
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Sherbaz Khan Mazari on Zulfikar Ali Bhutto: " The Journey to Disillusionment"

http://www.riazhaq.com/2009/08/ode-to-feudal-prince-of-pakistan.html http://www.riazhaq.com/2010/01/bhutto-documentary-at-sundance-film.ht

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10 Apr 5
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Digital Media in Pakistan

The Open Society Foundations (OSF), an international organization working for shaping public policy to promote issues of democratization, h…

Started by Riaz Haq

8 Jan 9
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Silicon Valley Pakistanis

Positive Media Coverage: The mainstream media and the tech press have noticed the contribution of Pakistani-Americans in the Valley. I was…

Started by Riaz Haq

3 May 19, 2016
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FBI's Islam 101 Training

FBI ‘Islam 101′ Guide Depicted Muslims as 7th-Century Simpletons By Spencer Ackerman   As recently as January 2009, the FBI thought its age…

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9 May 10, 2016
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Hajj tragedy - Muslims need to set up a body to manage

   Time to take Mecca away from Saudis   Given repeated disasters during Hajj at Mecca & Medina and the distortion of Islam by Saudi ru…

Started by Oostur Raza

0 Sep 27, 2015

Pakistan Civil Society

Duke Political Review--Examples of Pakistan's growing civil society:: Humaira Bachal started teaching when she was twelve years old. Backed…

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0 Mar 26, 2015

Pakistan's Rising Middle Class

The Emerging Middle Class in Pakistan: How it Consumes, Earns, and SavesDr. Jawaid Abdul GhaniProfessor, Strategy and Marketing Research,Ka…

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0 Mar 19, 2015

Pakistan: A Land of Opportunity?

Opportunity Pakistan Report by i-genius commission on social entrepreneurship: In September 2013, fifteen people (Commissioners) from Austr…

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1 Nov 7, 2014
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Pakistan Education Emergency

Earlier this year, a Pakistani government commission on education found that public funding for education has been cut from 2.5% of GDP in…

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4 Nov 4, 2014
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    India and Pakistan at 70; Nawaz Sharif Rallies; Korea Crisis

    How are India and Pakistan doing 70 years after independence? What are their successes and failures? What challenges do they face? What does future hold for them? Can Pakistani democracy evolve and grow to serve all of its people? How will Hindu Nationalist Modi's rise impact South Asia? Is India's secular democracy under… Continue

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    Iran-Pakistan Ties: Friends or Foes?

    It is commonly accepted that Iran and Pakistan remained the best of friends until the fall of the Shah. Beginning in 1979, the relations between the two neighbors worsened with Imam Khomeni's Islamic Revolution in Iran and General Zia ul Haq's Islamization in Pakistan.

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