Book Review: Journey Into America

Posted on October 22, 2010
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Yasser Latif Hamdani The recent convictions of Aafia Siddiqui and Faisal Shahzad, both once international students in the US, has brought a cloud of suspicion on all Pakistanis traveling to the US. This is a terrible prospect for those of us — like this author — who have over the years enjoyed American hospitality and […]

Ibn-e-Safi’s Imran Series: An English Translation

Posted on March 28, 2010
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Yasser Latif Hamdani The House Of Fear Ibn-E- Safi Translated by Bilal Tanweer Random House, 228 pages, Rs195 Random House India have brought to life and into the English language the fast paced adventures of Pakistan’s Sherlock Holmes and James Bond rolled into one: Ali Imran MSc, PhD (Oxon) aka X2– the super sleuth whose […]

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 […]