Muhammad Amir Rana

The soul of Pakistan

The soul of Pakistan

The trolls are spewing what they have absorbed over the years. Updated 21 Feb, 2021 08:14am
CPEC and multiculturalism

CPEC and multiculturalism

So far, CPEC has failed to create any kind of sociocultural fusion in society. Published 07 Feb, 2021 07:48am
Negotiating with the weak

Negotiating with the weak

The ‘mindset’ of the power elite here has limited skills of negotiating with people at the margins. Published 10 Jan, 2021 08:53am
Fencing Gwadar

Fencing Gwadar

The process of securing our borders with barbed wire is now extending to our cities. Updated 13 Dec, 2020 08:13am
The rise of TLP

The rise of TLP

The organisation has been testing the nerves of state institutions for a long while now. Updated 29 Nov, 2020 08:15am
Perils of sectarianism

Perils of sectarianism

Recent countrywide protests have exposed the flawed strategy of the state. Updated 04 Oct, 2020 08:54am
The Taliban sanctions

The Taliban sanctions

One critical issue remains the Taliban’s relationship with foreign militants in Afghanistan. Updated 20 Sep, 2020 08:50am
Changing militant landscape

Changing militant landscape

Certain developments may partly explain the recent upsurge in terrorist violence. Published 06 Sep, 2020 07:16am
Changes in the Muslim world

Changes in the Muslim world

For the ordinary Muslim, visualising politics separately from religion is not an easy task. Updated 23 Aug, 2020 10:05am
Waiting for the whitelisting

Waiting for the whitelisting

The confidence of ministers suggests that the government has achieved some major milestones. Published 09 Aug, 2020 06:54am
Political landscape of GB

Political landscape of GB

Many in GB believe the process of forming a king’s party has been accelerated during the last few weeks. Published 26 Jul, 2020 07:29am
Missing political approaches

Missing political approaches

The grievances of the people are deep-rooted and Balochistan has a long history of insurgency. Published 12 Jul, 2020 06:14am
Afghan Taliban’s strength

Afghan Taliban’s strength

The Taliban have tried to give the impression of having severed ties with Al Qaeda but there’s no proof of this. Published 28 Jun, 2020 07:11am
Strategic shift?

Strategic shift?

Pakistan’s cooperation on Afghanistan has not generated support for its stance on India-held Kashmir. Updated 14 Jun, 2020 12:10pm
Spirituality and power

Spirituality and power

Tariq Jameel and Khadim Hussain Rizvi represent new trends within their sectarian domains. Published 31 May, 2020 02:25pm
Terrorism under Covid-19

Terrorism under Covid-19

Experts have indicated that terrorists could use the pandemic as an opportunity to increase attacks. Updated 18 May, 2020 10:08am