Tyranny of Democracy

Posted on May 29, 2008
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Deeda-i-Beena The public pronouncements made thus far by the Chief Justice Iftikhar have emphasised two themes viz. Supremacy of the Constitution and, the Rule of Law. He has left his own restoration and that of the superior judiciary to his minions, Aitzaz and Nawaz to pursue. Together his two themes represent the foundation and the [...]

Pakistan Elections 2008: Poetic Politics

Posted on March 26, 2008
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Adil Najam Our repost of our ATP Mushaira post on Anwar Masood prompted reader Shahran Asim to send us this newer audio recording of Anwar Masood commenting on elections in Pakistan. I thought it was not only hilarious but also pertinent; and certainly worth sharing. Thanks, Shahran.

Adil Najam Less thank a week ago I had written that “Uncertainty Rules Pakistan.” Since then the uncertainty has compounded. I write this just a few hours before the 13th National Assembly meets in Islamabad and nearly a month since the general elections, and there is still no clear sense on who the next Prime [...]