Shiraz Gulraiz

Pakistan’s Crowd Moment

May 9 was a momentous day with lots of firsts, at least in the perennially docile Punjab; and the State's response has been, at...

Pakistan Elections: To Be, Or Not To Be

That is the question! Those who wanted them a year ago, don't want them today. Those who "absolutely not" are desperate for them today....

In Pursuit of Political Kintsugi

America is politically polarized, but polarization isn't inherently evil. After all, in a democratic system, it's imperative to have competitive ideologies and clearly drawn-out...

Hermeneutics of the Mullah Ideology

Mullahs come in different shapes and sizes and not all of them are bearded but nowhere in the recent past have they been as...

Pakistan Floods – A Blessing for All Those Matter

Hundreds dead, thousands displaced, homes decimated, dreams quelled. This is not the first or the last time and frankly, those 'useless' people are better...

Towards Post-War Ukrainian Ideology

“War made the state, and the state made war" declared Charles Tilly. There may be a fair amount of truth in this claim, but...

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