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Reflections on Pakistan’s World Cup Loss: A Nation Impervious to Defeat

To ensure that I could watch today’s India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal without interruption, I opted not to go into the office this morning. I must confess that my knowledge of all things cricket is exactly zero, including not knowing the basics … Continue reading

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A Betrayal of Islam’s Intellectual and Moral Legacy

The recent assassination of Salmaan Taseer, the former Governor of Pakistan’s wealthiest and most populated Punjab Province, represents a watershed moment in Pakistan’s young history. It is difficult to recall a period in which such deep fissures have developed between … Continue reading

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