January 20, 2012

Pakistan's Culture of Honorable Corruption

Anatol Lieven, The Guardian

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President Zardari faces accusations that could oust him. But patronage is part of the system, and more difficult to remove.

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January 11, 2012
Pluralism on Trial in Pakistan
Farahnaz Ispahani, Washington Post
As U.S.-Pakistani relations plunge to new depths, Americans need to look beyond media reports on tactical issues such as aid and counterterrorism. The direction Pakistan takes will be of great strategic significance to the... more ››
January 11, 2012
Curious Rise of Atheism in Pakistan
Ghaffar Hussain, The Commentator
An increasing number of young Pakistani’s are adopting Atheism and openly questioning the existence of a God. Many analysts have attributed this trend to the rise of Islamist militancy in Pakistan as well as access to social... more ››
January 19, 2012
Former Cricket Star Jolts Pakistan
Peter Goodspeed, National Post
In a time of deep disillusion with Pakistan’s politicians, Imran Khan’s star is rising. The 59-year-old former playboy, cricket star and philanthropist is a celebrity outsider in a country dominated by patronage,... more ››