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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

4 May 7
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"Capitalism's Achilles Heel" by Raymond Baker on Pakistan's Political Class

Excerpts related to Pakistan from the book Capitalism's Achilles Heel by Raymond Baker Nawaz Sharif Family Corruption and criminality run f…

Started by Riaz Haq

1 Feb 6
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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

Started by Riaz Haq

11 Nov 12, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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…

Started by Riaz Haq

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…

Started by Riaz Haq

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…

Started by Riaz Haq

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…

Started by Riaz Haq

1 Nov 7, 2014
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