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Pervez Hoodbhoy

Manipulating Pakistani minds

Manipulating Pakistani minds

While PTV can be criticised, it has stayed above the gutter-level broadcasts of some private TV channels. Updated Jan 31, 2018 08:40pm
Don’t dare mention Yemen

Don’t dare mention Yemen

Siding with those who deliberately seek to starve Yemen’s children has degraded Pakistan’s moral status. Updated Jan 06, 2018 08:41am
Mainstreaming jihad: why now?

Mainstreaming jihad: why now?

Operation Zarb-i-Azb’s success has persuaded the army that deviant militants can be successfully crushed. Published Dec 16, 2017 07:12am
Textbooks – kudos to Punjab

Textbooks – kudos to Punjab

There’s a belated realisation that thousands of Pakistani lives were lost to militancy fuelled by hate material. Updated Nov 25, 2017 07:47am
The QAU strike explained

The QAU strike explained

The most worrying aspect of the QAU strike is that it exposes Pakistan’s failed attempt at nation building. Published Nov 04, 2017 02:23am
Is IS actually bad? UnIslamic?

Is IS actually bad? UnIslamic?

Pakistan’s generals and politicians would rather bomb IS than argue logically against it. Published Oct 14, 2017 07:00am
Deradicalising our universities

Deradicalising our universities

Football and cricket are supposed to keep students away from guns and bombs. Should one laugh or cry? Published Sep 23, 2017 05:59am
Pak-India nuclear war — avoided

Pak-India nuclear war — avoided

The Indian pilot’s mistake could have activated Pakistan’s war plans and triggered its nuclear assets. Updated Aug 12, 2017 09:07am
Pakistan’s professor mafia

Pakistan’s professor mafia

Our universities need to be reoriented towards teaching and moved away from so-called research. Published Jul 01, 2017 07:07am
Why remain a petro-puppet?

Why remain a petro-puppet?

Pakistan must declare its neutrality in the Saudi-Iran conflict by immediately quitting the Saudi-led IMA. Updated Jun 21, 2017 01:52pm
Kashmir: hard choices only

Kashmir: hard choices only

Kashmiri nationalists must realise the grave dangers of giving more space to religious extremists. Updated May 27, 2017 07:30pm
Why they lynched Mashal Khan

Why they lynched Mashal Khan

Much of the Pakistani public, tacitly or openly, endorses violent punishment of suspected blasphemers. Updated Feb 07, 2018 08:21am
End of enlightenment?

End of enlightenment?

Terrorism alone does not explain why the US is drifting away from its wonderful enlightenment ideals. Published Apr 08, 2017 03:29am
Who’s enemy number one?

Who’s enemy number one?

Only a miracle can now prevent Pakistan from becoming 400 million people in around 35 years. Updated Aug 26, 2017 09:24am
Rewarding men of war

Rewarding men of war

Gallantry has no place in this planet’s future wars. Technology will decide. Updated Feb 04, 2017 09:23am