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Sabir Nazar

A tale of two mujahideen commanders

Ideological propaganda is based on stories of far off, unseen lands where the great historic struggle for Sharia is being fought. Published Feb 27, 2013 09:29am

A positive column on Pakistan

Christians, Hindus, Sikhs and Ahmadis are living in enviable happiness compared to the horrible state that Muslims in Western countries are in. Published Feb 20, 2013 10:33am

New, people-friendly election symbols

For the convenience of the Pakistani voter, Sabir Nazar suggests new election symbols for all political parties to match their priorities and past performances. Published Feb 06, 2013 11:17am

Principle standpoints in Al Bakistan V

Imran Khan is the last hope for change in Al Bakistan … but he is also the last hope for PPP to remain in power for the next five years. Published Jan 30, 2013 11:09am

Child art: The breaking up of reality

A child’s disconnect from imagination starts from school, when he or she has many images of the world but very few words for it. Published Jan 23, 2013 10:03am

Principle standpoints in Al Bakistan IV

Indian soldiers are cowards. One Muslim soldier is equal to 10 Hindu soldiers … yet, we have never won any war against India. Published Jan 16, 2013 01:26pm

A long march to the fina-fil Interim Government

Sheikh ul-Islam, the Pir of 90 Sharif, and all the Sajjada nashins will start jogging from Lahore on the GT road in Prados to convert Islamabad into Tahrir Square. Published Jan 09, 2013 01:39pm

Al-spring, Al-rivers and Al-floods

Our Al-ulemas and Al-banned outfits are toiling like Farhad to bring forth the Al-Qaeda Spring from the rocky landscape of Al-Waziristan. Published Jan 02, 2013 02:03pm

Principle standpoints in Al Bakistan III

"Earthquake and floods in Pakistan was our test from God … but Sandy hurricane was God’s wrath on America for their arrogance." Published Dec 26, 2012 09:45am

Bollywood, Muslims, culture and exile

Muslims excel in countries where they are in a minority. If any do opt to stay in Pakistan, they face court trials and die young. Published Dec 19, 2012 02:45pm

It’s the honour, stupid!

We can live without food, water, electricity, medicine, justice, democracy, roads, hospitals and schools, but not without honour. Published Dec 12, 2012 11:36am

Lessons learnt from history

A complete command over history is manifested during marriage ceremonies or funerals, where family disputes spanning over three generations come alive. Published Nov 28, 2012 11:13am

Two Pakistans

Pakistanis who were born before the 70s saw a different Pakistan – a place unimaginable for our younger generation. Published Nov 14, 2012 11:37am

Principle standpoints in Al Bakistan II

In Al Bakistan everything is controversial, whether it is Zardari, media, Taliban, Khuda Hafiz or the moon sighting. But…. we are part of one Ummah. Published Oct 31, 2012 04:37pm

Malala and Goliath

With images of Malala on every chowk, newspaper, profile picture and TV channel, for the first time in my life I have started to like Pakistan. Published Oct 17, 2012 11:56am

The image-word conflict

I always wondered why image is so dangerous and not the word. What is so destructive and explosive in an image that it is always controlled by words? Published Oct 10, 2012 05:20pm

The Waziristan yatra

Returning from South Waziristan, the yatrees will march towards Islamabad because as we all know, all roads eventually lead to Islamabad. Published Oct 03, 2012 10:17am

How to spot a liberal fascist

If you believe that all blasphemy suspects shall have a fair trial, you are a liberal fascist who is suffering from an inferiority complex, writes Sabir Nazar. Published Sep 19, 2012 04:19pm

The new al-phabet book

Here is my small contribution to update the alphabet book, so that Pakistani children know what kind of a world they are about to step in to, writes Sabir Nazar. Published Sep 12, 2012 06:18pm