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Dr Niaz Murtaza

An Islamic system?

Islam expects people to use their intellect to identify policies. Published Mar 14, 2017 04:16am

America first?

Trump’s huffing and puffing won’t work. Updated Feb 28, 2017 12:18pm

When radicals rule

Trump’s extremist views could alter global norms. Published Jan 17, 2017 02:35am

Democratic protest

Street protests should be based on influence, not force. Published Jan 03, 2017 01:39am

West and Islam

Poorer outcomes have less to do with religion than politics. Updated Jan 17, 2017 02:37am

K-nation theory

Two-nation theories are passé. Published Dec 06, 2016 01:39am

End of liberalism?

Why is liberalism failing to ignite imagination? Updated Nov 22, 2016 09:36am

Secure democracy?

What does the consolidation of democracy mean for the common folk? Published Nov 08, 2016 01:10am

Imposing order

This informal hybrid regime is not a panacea. Published Oct 25, 2016 12:58pm

Contesting Kashmir

History has lessons for India and Pakistan. Published Oct 11, 2016 03:05am

Culture in progress

Cultural change does not precede but may follow rapid progress. Published Sep 27, 2016 01:14am

Conspiracy theory

Armchair analysts fail to produce concrete evidence. Published Sep 13, 2016 01:09am

Spirit of Karachi

Studies are needed to unpack the city’s mysteries. Published Aug 30, 2016 01:28am

Democracy in Islam

Early Muslim practice was anti-autocracy. Updated Aug 02, 2016 08:57am

Copying China

Unique political systems cannot be copy-pasted. Published Jul 19, 2016 02:47am

A boring future?

Our trajectory is not a melodramatic one. Published Jul 05, 2016 01:35am

Ungovernable state

Pakistan is afflicted with high levels of un-governability. Published Jun 21, 2016 01:37am