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Article 62 and Our Democracy By Yasser Latif Hamdani: New Age Islam's Selection, 07 August 2017

In Defence of Ayesha Gulalai

By Tabinda M. Khan

Patriarchal Justice

By Asfand Yar Warraich

The Real Niche of Women In Our Politics

By Aminah Suhail Qureshi

Failure of Democratic Institutions

 By Qamar Cheema

Posthuman Age

By Zarrar Khuhro

PML-N: The Party Is Not Over!

By Mubashir Akram

Women and Workplace Harassment

By Quratulain Fatima

Democratising NCA

By Dr Nadeem Omar Tarar

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


The Issue Is Democracy By I.A. Rehman: New Age Islam's Selection, 03 August 2017

Afghan Tragedy — Two Very Bad Choices

By Harlan Ullman

Riding the Green Line

By Chris Cork

Power Struggle at Constitution Avenue

By Babar Ayaz

Shehbaz Sharif’s ‘Dynastic’ Nomination

By Zulfiquar Rao

Shameless Evasion

By Farhan Bokhari

Uncertainty After Panama

By Shahid Mehmood

Net Security

By Bina Shah

Prime Minister of Twitter

By Adam Weinstein

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Restore Constitution to Its Pre-Zia Form By Wajih Abbasi: New Age Islam's Selection, 02 August 2017

The Rape of Lady Liberty Most Foul

By Miranda Husain

The Women Who Win

By Rafia Zakaria

Judicial Precedents In Pakistan's Power Struggle

By Omer Azhar Bhatti

Back To Square One?

By Umer Akram Chaudhry

The Party Is Over

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan

Descent into Chaos

By Zahid Hussain

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

Since Afghan Taliban Were Honest By Jawed Naqvi: New Age Islam's Selection, 01 August 2017

Topi Drama Re-Enacted?

By Hasan Mujtaba

Maryam Mirzakhani Belonged To Humanity

By Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Pakistan At 80: The Next 10 Years

By Shahid Javed Burki

A Troubling Verdict

By Mohammad Sohaib Saleem

Indeed, a Proud Moment

By Raoof Hasan

A Harsh Verdict

By Dr Niaz Murtaza

Justice in Times Of Civil-Military Conflict

By Munir Ahmed

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Goodbye, Nawaz By Cyril Almeida: New Age Islam's Selection, 31 July 2017

Rape and power

By Fifi Haroon

History repeated, not made

By Marvi Sirmed

Terror in the heart of Lahore

 By Mashaal Gauhar

The power of conviction

By Andleeb Abbas

Abdicating authority of Parliament

By Zaheer Bhatti

Need for a new beginning

By Muhammad Amir Rana

A haunted history

By Ghazi Salahuddin

Of Iqama, tax evasions and disqualification

By Dr Ikramul Haq

A most harmful loyalty

By Dr Naazir Mahmood

Compiled by New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Kabul: A Hub Of Militancy By Dr Muhammad Khan: New Age Islam's Selection, 27 July 2017

Al-Aqsa Siege: A Palpable In’t Law Breach

By Syed Qamar A Rizvi

Why Hussain Haqqani Maligns Pakistan?

By Reema Shaukat

The Sixth River

By F.S. Aijazuddin

Trojan Horses Of Democracy

By Syed Khawar Mehdi

Living By Speculation

By I.A. Rehman

Pak-US Ties: A Reality Check

By Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

US-Iran Relations

By Owen Bennett-Jones

In Whose Borrowed Robes Will Trump Be Dressed?

By Harlan Ullman

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


An Evening to Remember By Akbar Ahmed: New Age Islam's Selection, 15 July 2017

Lesson from July 5, 1977

By Zulfiquar Rao

Pakistan-US Relations, No Exit

By Dr Huma Baqai

America in the News

By Dr Ejaz Hussain

The Infamous Salute

By Abuzar Khan

Political Wisdom

By Ashraf Jehangir Qazi

The Highest Bidder

By Irfan Husain

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Five Myths That Need To Be Buried For Good By Raza Rumi: New Age Islam's Selection, 03 July 2017

Death Of Indian Secularism Is Sure!

By Kuldip Nayar

Islamic State and Baloch Militants

By Dr Raza Khan

Qatar in the Crosshairs

By I Hussain

It’s China’s Turn

By Muhammad Amir Rana

The Strangest Plot

By Cyril Almeida

Parachinar Pains

By Asad Rahim Khan

Setback to Peace

By S. Mudassir Ali Shah

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


What the Gulf Crisis Means For Pakistan By Shahzaib Khan: New Age Islam's Selection, 01 July 2017

The Loss of Reason

By Kamila Hyat

More, Not Less, Democracy

By Dr Ejaz Hussain

The Muslim Ban

By Lauren Carasik

Jumping Ship

By Irfan Husain

‘Dawn’ In the Shadow of La Giralda

By Abbas Nasir

Pakistan’s Professor Mafia

By Pervez Hoodbhoy

Vikings of Qilla Abdullah

By Mehboob Qadir

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Junaid, My Son By Harsh Mander: New Age Islam's Selection, 01 July 2017

India Is Warming Up To Israel, but Americans Are Growing Sceptical Of Tel Aviv

By Kanishk Tharoor

Forging New Relations with Kazakhstan

By RK Pachauri

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Terrorism on the Rampage, By Shahid M Amin: New Age Islam's Selection, 30 June 2017

China as International Peace Broker

By Mashaal Gauhar

The Bourgeois Trap

By Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

China and Trump’s Indo-Pak Meddling

 By M Ziauddin

Judicial Activism — Not A Dirty Word

By Saroop Ijaz

Business In The Time Of Escalating Tensions

By Muhammad Ali Ehsan

Indo-US Prosperity Pact

By Prof D Suba Chandran

Human Rights ‘Propaganda’

By Munir Ahmed

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Finding Common Ground in Afghanistan By Prof D. Suba Chandran: New Age Islam's Selection, 24 June 2017

The Resurgence of Daesh

By Akbar Jan Marwat

Reinventing a Gender-Fair Curriculum in Pakistan

By Farhana Shahzad

The Future of Democracy

By Touqir Hussain

Ramazan’s Significance in Pakistan's Destiny

By S M Hali

What Does Pakistan Want In Afghanistan — III

By Marvi Sirmed

Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom in Transition

By Abbas Nasir

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Pakistan — the Peter Pan country By Chris Cork: New Age Islam's Selection, 23 June 2017

Soft Coup in Saudi Arabia

 By Dr Ejaz Hussain

From Nationalism to Democracy, With Hypocrisy

By Imran Jan

Fault Lines That Stoked the Gulf Crisis

By Moazzam Husain

Saudi Arabia Gets a Young Crown Prince

By M D Nalapat

Qatar and Greater Politics

By Maryum Nazir

Beyond The Dream

By Kamila Hyat

When A Muslim Is Killed

By Malak Chabkoun

The Country Spread

By Asha’ar Rehman

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Having an Opinion in the Era of Intolerance By Munir Ahmed: New Age Islam's Selection, 21 June 2017

Zero Tolerance and Double Standards

By Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Sindh: Tracing Ghost Development

By Mushtaq Rajpar

Qatar Crisis

By Raashid Wali Janjua

What Do We Want In Afghanistan? — I

By By Marvi Sirmed

Russia Calling

By Murtaza Shibli

Trapped In Poverty

By Mashaal Gauhar

Panama Leaks, Confusion Galore

By Mohammad Jamil

A Pyrrhic Victory For Theresa May

By Shahid M Amin

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Trump’s Mideast Approach and South Asia Consequences By Shahid Javed Burki: New Age Islam's Selection, 20 June 2017

Solutions Please

By Niaz Murtaza

First Have Democracy Then Defend It

By Dr Raza Khan

Zero Tolerance and Double Standards

By Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Pakistan and the Mattis Surge

By Mosharraf Zaidi

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


From Zarb-i-Azb to Radd-ul-Fasaad By Mohammad Jamil: New Age Islam's Selection, 17 June 2017

Misperceptions about Pakistan’s Nuclear Tests

By Anaya Shahid

“My Other Jinnah Film”

 By Akbar Ahmed

Weak Administrative Writ Provides Breeding Space For Extremism

By Mohammad Ali Babakhel

Two Nations, One Sub-Nationality

By M Ziauddin

Seasonal Birds Take Flight

By Muhammad Usman

Erring On Side Of Caution

By Arhama Siddiqa

Another Fine Mess

By Irfan Husain

Missing the Larger Picture

By Tariq Khosa

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Brotherhood’s Role By Owen Bennett-Jones: New Age Islam's Selection, 15 June 2017

Pakistan’s Role in the Mideast Crisis

By Talat Masood

Doha to Astana: Insulate and Integrate

By Prof D. Suba Chandran

Political Crises in US and UK

By Harlan Ullman

May And Might

By F.S. Aijazuddin

West’s Divided Middle East & Task Ahead

By Syed Qamar A Rizvi

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Repercussions of the Escalating Qatar-Gulf Conflict By Lal Khan: New Age Islam's Selection, 12 June 2017

How to Look At Our Colonial Past

By Yasser Latif Hamdani

The Dangerous Increase In Tolerance

By Andleeb Abbas

Iran’s Reformist Leader

By Sahibzada M Saeed

A Dark Age

By Munir Akram

‘Weak and Chaotic’ Leadership

By Hassan Khan

Shaping the Pakistani Middle Class

By Mubashir Akram

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Sino-US and Pakistan — Great Gaming Triangle By Raashid Wali Janjua: New Age Islam's Selection, 10 June 2017

Coalition Options for Pakistan

By Saleem Safi

Qatar Crisis

By Saman Zulfqar

Maligning Pakistan for Kabul Attack

By Babar Khan Bozdar

Rule of Law on Trial

By Babar Sattar

A Cry for Calm Hands

By Abbas Nasir

Five Decades of Pain

By Irfan Husain

The Corbyn Factor

By Khalid Bhatti

SCO’s New Members

By A.G. Noorani

Afghan Peace Hinges On Reconciliation

By Mohammad Jamil

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Sindh Hindu Marriage Act — Relief or Restraint? By Shahid Jatoi: New Age Islam's Selection, 09 June 2017

Thoughts on Aftar

By Asha’ar Rehman

Candle of Hope

By Zubeida Mustafa

Governance Woes

Rukhsana Shah

The Panama Jitters

By M Ziauddin

Is It Worth Fighting For US-Pak Relationship?

By Dr Ejaz Hussain

The Battle for Pakistan Is Over And Done With

By Nirvaan Nadeem

The Power of Affluence

By Chris Cork

Pakistan as Member Of SCO

By Dr Muhammad Khan

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Behind Violent Extremism By Dr Raza Khan: New Age Islam's Selection, 07 June 2017

Fruitless Days

By Rafia Zakaria

A New Wave Of Terror

By Noman Sattar

Deciphering Pakistan’s Perception Problem

By Durdana Najam

Sanity and Suicide

By Aziz Ali Dad

Terrorists’ Weapons Of Choice

By Zahid Hussain

‘Don’t Do Unto Others….’

By Wajid Shamsul Hasan

Who Will Police FATA?

By Mohammad Ali Babakhel

Darkening Clouds ?

By Tariq Khalil

Britain’s Vote

By Mahir Ali

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

An American Advocate for Muslims By Akbar Ahmed: New Age Islam's Selection, 03 June 2017

Opportunity Out Of Tragedy

By Ashraf Jehangir Qazi

Back To Barracks?

By Irfan Husain

A Dearth of Female Journalists in Balochistan

By Shezad Baloch

Who Is Winning In Afghanistan?

By M Ziauddin

The Gloves Come Off

By Babar Sattar

Target Iran

By Khalid Bhatti

Collective Ignorance of US Elite

By Mahrukh A Mughal

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


The ISIS Nazi: New Age Islam's Selection, 01 June 2017

Pro-Women Laws without Structures

By Jamil Junejo

From Tehran to Riyadh

By Hussain H Zaidi

Us-Europe Divide Grips NATO

By Syed Qamar A Rizvi

A Question of Priorities

By Adnan Adil

False Hopes

By Andre Vltchek

Resolving the Dl Dispute

By M. Ziauddin

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Terror of the Witches’ Prophecy: New Age Islam's Selection, 30 May 2017

Trump’s Riyadh Speech and Its Implications for Muslim World

By Shahid Javed Burki

Terror in Manchester

By Dr Naazir Mahmood

Strategic Implications of Riyadh Summit

By Shahid M Amin

Balance In the Gulf

By Mosharraf Zaidi

Can The West Learn From The Past?

By Abdul Sattar

Border Politics

Sikander Ahmed Shah

Indo-Pak Economic Reset

By Dr Syed Shahid Hussain Bukhari

Food Waste

By Munir Ahmed

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Dysfunctional Justice of Pakistan: New Age Islam's Selection, 27 May 2017

Building Bridges in a Troubled Region

By Akbar Ahmed

Nuclear Deterrence and Regional Security

By S M Hali

Baloch and Sindhis Share Historic Ties

By Shaikh Abdul Rasheed

More Power to Women

By Shahnawaz Sarmad

Challenges in Iran

By Talat Farooq

Politics and Justice

By A.G. Noorani

Trump’s Maiden Visit to KSA

By Khalid Chandio

Foreign Policy Straitjacket

By Abbas Nasir

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

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