Dawn Leaks: A tweet that shows a “State within a State”

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Imad Zafar

Who is at the helm of affairs in Pakistan? Every single sane person knows it. It is a fact that the civilian governments in Pakistan are always dependent on the defence establishment’s mandate rather than depending on the mandate of the masses.

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Pakistan’s new season of ‘Game Of Thrones’

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Imad Zafar

To understand the dynamics of Pakistani politics, one needs to watch the popular drama series ‘Game of Thrones’. Based on George R R Martin’s series of novels ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ this drama serial focuses on the moves and conspiracies to win power games. I am sure if the writer or director sees Pakistan’s version of ‘Game of Thrones’ they would forget their own drama series.

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Panama verdict: Sharif injured but survives to fight the ‘Godfathers’

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Imad Zafar

Finally after a long wait, the verdict of the Panama Papers case in Pakistan has been announced. Five judges gave a lease of life to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by not disqualifying him on the petition filed by Imran Khan and company.

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The Power of Propaganda

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Imad Zafar

Someone once asked an ex French President why he did not marry. He answered, “I was looking for my ideal woman all my life.” The person asked “So you did not find your ideal?,” to which the President replied “No, I actually found my ideal woman but her ideal was not me.”

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Donald Trump’s Stint with Islamophobia

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Sabena Siddiqi

Donald Trump is quite a well-known personality around the world, even before his election campaign most people would have identified him as the host of the NBC show ‘The Apprentice’. Last year he resigned from his contract at NBC to start an election campaign. Having no great achievement to his name except managing big business, he chose to use the wildest rhetoric imaginable to catch people’s attention.

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Modern Karbala: Bhutto and his Family

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Sattar Rind

The 4th of April is a date that will never be forgotten by the people of Pakistan as it was on this day in 1979 that former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was executed.

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Pakistan’s D-Chowk: A history of protest and change

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Waqar Haider

D-Chowk is situated in the Red Zone area of Islamabad. The famous Chowk is always crowded by activists, people against the government or opposition parties. D-Chowk has been witness to so many protests and sit-ins held from 1980 to the present day.

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