Rewriting History: Why we keep going back in time? Shabana Mahfooz November 6, 2017 Daily Times, Pakistan

'If I were to compare some notes with my elders and do the same with my younger ones, chances are that we may differ in many of our versions of historical events. The reasons are very simple: firstly, we don’t…

Farahnaz Ispahani’s book review Pakistan’s Beleaguered Minorities by Abubakar Siddique:

Countries adapted to celebrating their religious, racial, ethnic, and linguist diversity are typically stable and prosperous and face fewer domestic and external threats. But states obsessed with imposing a militarized uniformity on their diverse societies are prone to instability, secessionism,…

The U.N. Needs A Peacekeeping Force, Not Just Words, To Protect Myanmar’s Rohingya by Farahnaz Ispahani

As reports of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state pour in, one thing is clear: The international community needs to respond more robustly. The United Nations refugee agency has reported that more than a quarter of the…