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Beyond These Seventy Years

By Dr Murad Ali

Hillary Clinton and Le Pen Are Victims of Sexism and Gender Discrimination

By Muhammad Ali Baig

PML-N’s New Clothes and Pakistani Politics

By Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi

Deconstructing Hope

By Khayyam Mushir

A Study in Contrasts

By Atta-Ur-Rahman

The Dead Weight of History

By Asad Khan Gandapur

Charlottesville Is America

By Erika Wilson and Khaled A Beydoun

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Moving Away From Partition’s Legacy of Violence by Mashaal Gauhar: New Age Islam's Selection, 14 August 2017

Pakistan’s 70 Years and Its Minorities

By Nasir Saeed

Can Pakistan-India Ties Be Normal?

By Riaz Mohammad Khan

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

By Suleman Khanzada

Nawaz Sharif’s Seven Lives

By Zaigham Abbas

Our Painful Legacy

By Dr G K Maini

A Culture of Impunity

By Muhammad Umer

Grand Trump Road

By Syed Talat Hussain

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau

Seven Decades On By Irfan Husain: New Age Islam's Selection, 12 August 2017

Will India And Pakistan Ever Grow Up?

By Aijaz Zaka Syed

Pak-India Nuclear War — Avoided

By Pervez Hoodbhoy

Significance of August for Pakistan

By Mohammad Jamil

Gaza: A Forgotten Reality

By Saman Zulfqar

Change and No Change

By Muhammad Usman

Indo-Pak And The Moment Of Truth?

By Moonis Ahmar

It’s All Good News For Nawaz

By Talimand Khan

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Another Look at History By Kamila Hyat: New Age Islam's Selection, 10 August 2017

What Freedom Meant

By I.A. Rehman

Principles Vs Pragmatism

By Khurram Husain

An Unburied Lion

By F.S. Aijazuddin

The Power Dynamics of Misogyny

By Abrahim Shah

Competing Traumas

By Enum Naseer

Follow the Money

By Rashid Javaid Rana

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


The 70-Year Itch By Mahir Ali: New Age Islam's Selection, 09 August 2017

This Is How Pakistan Treats Women Politicians

By Omer Azhar Bhatti

The Same Old Pakistan

By M Saeed Khalid

This Is How Pakistan Treats Women Politicians

By Omer Azhar Bhatti

Where the Real Paradox Lies

By Talat Farooq

A Maze to the Start

Raja Omer Shabbir

Reopening Language Issue

By Kuldip Nayar

Accepting the Defeat

By Yousaf Alamgirian

PM’s Disqualification & Impact On CPEC

By S. M. Hali

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


Pakistan: A Civil Society? By Muhammad Hamid Zaman: New Age Islam's Selection, 08 August 2017

Vilification of Judiciary and Armed Forces

By Mohammad Jamil

Will Nawaz Sharif Go Full Insafian?

By Mosharraf Zaidi

The Reality of Harassment

By Maria Waqar

Change of Government in Pakistan

By Shahid M Amin

Gender Equality Is Everyone’s Issue

By Elizabeth Broderick

Beware Ballistic Missiles That Can Easily Go Nuclear

By Maria Dubovikova

The Afghan War

By Eric Margolis

Imran Spills The Beans

By Malik Ashraf

The Threat Remains

By Rizwan Asghar

Politics, Patterns and the Economy

By Haroon M Waraich

Compiled By New Age Islam Edit Bureau


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

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  • Can Nasser Ahmed explain, when Mouhmmad paigmaber self declared himself prophet what wa the reason human's around him used to convince themselves....
    ( By Aayina )
  • your god just does not measure up to your own expectations. find someone else.'
    ( By hats off! )
  • You have said "you say kaffir does not mean non-muslims. all others (who also claim a perfect ....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • A fool will find contradictions everywhere. That does not prove that there is a contradiction.
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • No matter what, the patriot tests are designed to fail the Muslims as Arshad Alam rightly said.
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • If Mohammed was a Buddha world will be more peaceful.'
    ( By Nirav Patel )
  • my issue is to point out the contradictions in your articles, assertions (without proof) and bland statements. as for the contradictions in the Qur'an go to ...
    ( By hats off! )
  • Hats Off, Don't try to put your silly words and silly arguments in my mouth. Quote my exact words ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Yunus Sb, I am aware of your views on the ahadith. The fact remains is that our voices (including Rashid Sb's) are mostly (not completely) lone ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • You have a woman in one of the articles that said she got a message, of one religion and they put her is a psych ...
    ( By Amy )
  • butte.edu/departments/cas/tipsheets/thinking/reasoning.html if this link cannot help you clear your misunderstanding ....
    ( By hats off! )
  • a "truth claim" and its "proof" are different from each other. first try to wrap your head around that. if you have forgotten it is you ...
    ( By hats off! )
  • Dear Naseer Sahab, Your last comment to hats off ends with this remark: "He is quite right in saying that my voice is mostly a lone ...
    ( By muhammd yunus )
  • GM Sahab We are getting lost in semantics. Commonsense remains a very subjective term. The verse I quoted ....
    ( By muhammd yunus )
  • Thank you Yunus Sb for your comment. Common sense is based on our values and will vary from people to people based on their values. ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Naseersaab, Common sense does not mean "What the people in large numbers commonly believe". That is consensus, not common sense....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Dear Naseer Sahab! Great! You have made a clear distinction between 'common sense' and 'use of reason.'....
    ( By muhammd yunus )
  • Thank you Yunus Sb and Rashid Sb for your comments supporting the article.'
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • There is a difference between using our reason and using our common sense. Reason can never go wrong (unless misled by emotion) but common ....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Hats Off says:"the entire mass of sunni muslims assert that the sunnah of the prophet is an essential and inseparable part of the practice of ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • “one little lonely article claims the opposite”. No hats off, there are many other people and the Book too says the same. Muhammad’s ....
    ( By Rashid Samnakay )
  • You can go around in circles Hats Off but it is truly pitiable that you lack even the most elementary understanding Whether it is a mathematical ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Dear Naseer Ahmed Sahab, People who have never read the Qur'an back to back in their lifetime will never know that ....
    ( By muhammd yunus )
  • What is common sense? What the people in large numbers commonly believe? Common sense can sometimes be misleading. No, the Quran does not ask you ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • what a tragedy! the entire mass of sunni muslims assert that the sunnah of the prophet is an essential and inseparable part of the practice ....
    ( By hats off! )
  • a theorem NEVER makes a statement. a theorem PROVES a statement. a STATEMENT is different from the theorem that PROVES the statement....
    ( By hats off! )
  • It is better to have Idol than live Idols everywhere look like Jombies, at least gods Idol can be variable according to different human phycology ...
    ( By Aayina )
  • Dear Ghulam Mohiuddin Sahab, The Qur'an answers your question upfront: "Indeed the worst kind of all living ...
    ( By muhammd yunus )
  • please give us a break so the author says Muslims were angels in India and their behavior was exemplary. May be Pakistanis ...
    ( By Who me )
  • Good article! Thoughtful and realistic.
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Does the Quran ask us to follow our own common sense?
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • In a thousand words, you are saying the same thing. A theorem makes a statement and the rest of its text provides the proof....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • if you think a theorem is a text that proves itself, you must be the next godel. a theorem ...
    ( By hats off! )
  • "The point that later periods will find new hitherto unnoticed meanings in scripture has....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Is the answer not clear from the article? Can Hats Off say what he has understood so ....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • This is a strange report/essay. What is he talking about, the flag of the INC or the flag of the Indian nation? What are the ...
    ( By C M Naim )
  • OK, tell us wise one what you understand by historicism and how it applies to the Sunna...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • is sunnah an integral and inseparable part of the deen? a 'yes' or 'no' answer will be be illuminating...
    ( By hats off! )
  • history, historical and historicism are not what you imagine them to be. neither can you use null hypothesis, market research and symbolic logic to prove ...
    ( By hats off! )
  • Hats Off loves to talk about what he knows nothing of. How he loves to talk about logic! Has the difference between history, historical ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )