A Thousand Words: Aftershocks in Balochistan

Posted on October 31, 2008
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Adil Najam These pictures from the Associated Press need no commentary. They demand our attention. Our empathy. And, wherever we can, our action.

Pakistan’s Moment of Economic Opportunity

Posted on October 30, 2008
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Yasser Latif Hamdani Ours is a mismanaged country but one with potential to amply fulfill the needs of its citizenry. In so far as our economy goes, there is nothing that is wrong with it structurally. Prima facie Pakistan’s current economic difficulties emerge out of high import bill and corresponding lack of investment.  The huge […]

Earthquake in Balochistan: Hundreds Dead, Thousands Injured

Posted on October 29, 2008
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Darwaish A powerful earthquake has hit different parts of Balochistan this morning. The current confirmed death toll is 165 and thousands of people have been injured who have been shifted to local hospitals. Thousands of homes have been completely destroyed leaving at least 15,000 people homeless in extremely harsh cold weather. Officials are saying there […]