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Pervez Hoodbhoy

Pervez Hoodbhoy | Why are Arabs powerless? It’s not guns; ideas rule the world

In a nutshell, imperialist conquests showed that brains would rule over brawn: a stark truth that got still starker with time

01 Jun 2021 7:30 AM

Lal Masjid: Is Pakistan’s govt beginning to appease terror again?

The mosque’s clerics had attracted around them a core of banned militant organisations including Al Qaeda and Jaish-i-Mohammad.

24 Feb 2020 3:23 AM

Today, I am very proudly an Iranian

This man is the president of a country that for decades has preached human rights and rule of law to the world.

15 Jan 2020 1:50 AM

White-collar hooliganism, groupthink & Ziaist schools

Sizeable sections of Pakistan’s professional classes are outright hooligans and gangsters.

23 Dec 2019 12:43 AM

Did Abdus Salam get Chinese help for Pakistan nukes?

The Sun-Yin paper reveals Salam’s effort to seek China’s help for Pakistan’s nuclear weapon programme.

02 Dec 2019 12:43 AM


Why Bangladesh overtook Pakistan

The IMF calculates Bangladesh’s economy growing from $180 billion presently to $322 billion by 2021.

10 Feb 2019 12:20 AM

S Ramanujan and Muhammad Salam: What inspired them?

Salam sourced his inspiration to his religious beliefs, while Ramanujan claimed direct transmission from his gods.

19 Feb 2018 1:39 AM

The ummah is at war with itself

The Muslim monarchies of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, both Wahhabi, are practically at war with each other now.

23 Jul 2017 6:05 AM