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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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 and the changing shape of the MQM

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Sattar Rind

Many might not know that in Pakistan the word ‘establishment’ is being used for the army. There are also many names for this ‘establishment’, such as ‘powerful forces’, ‘the real forces’, ‘controlling authorities’ and ‘long boots’, politically.

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Intriguing Politics and the Murder of Benazir Bhutto

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Sattar Rind

Interesting developments are currently being observed in Pakistan, especially matters related to Operation Karachi and the Benazir Bhutto murder case.

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The ups and downs in Pak-US relations

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Sattar Rind

The US was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with Pakistan, doing so within two months and six days of the country’s independence in 1947. Since then both have observed many ups and down in their correlation.

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