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Did Nawaz Sharif Pursue Kim Barker?

Kim Barker, an American reporter who covered Afghanistan and Pakistan for Chicago Tribune starting in 2003, claims that she was proposition…

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1 Jun 6, 2020
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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…

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9 Sep 4, 2019
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Pakistan Media

ISLAMABAD INSIGHT: THE STATE OF THE MEDIAUnlimited Greed BringsPakistan Media UnderOverdue Scrutiny, MuchNeeded AxeShaheen SehbaiTHE LAST D…

Started by Riaz Haq

0 Jan 29, 2019

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…

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4 May 7, 2018
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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…

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1 Feb 6, 2018
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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

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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…

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4 Jul 10, 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…

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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…

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0 Mar 26, 2015

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    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has been the target of the Modi government's cyber attacks, according to a recently released Project Pegasus report.  The Indian government has neither confirmed nor denied the report.  The focus of the report is the use of the Israeli-made spyware by about  a dozen governments to target politicians, journalists and activists. The users of the Pegasus software include governments of  Bahrain, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, India, Mexico, Hungary, Azerbaijan, Togo…

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    Pakistan's Demographic Dividend: Record Remittances From Overseas Workers

    Pakistan has received nearly $30 billion in worker remittances in fiscal year 2020-21, according to the State Bank of Pakistan. This is a new record representing about 10% of the country's gross domestic product (GDP). This money helps the nation cope with its perennial current account deficits. It also provides a lifeline for millions of Pakistani families who use the money to pay for food,…

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