Opinion: The Fault Within

by Amina Afzal Originally published on SouthAsianVoice That external elements aided the execution of recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan may well be a foregone conclusion, February 2017 has been a stark reminder that the country’s own approach to counterterrorism has failed miserably. Counterterrorism efforts by the political leadership have been reduced to petty point-scoring opportunities, with both…

Overwhelmed by Corruption

Overwhelmed by Corruption By Dr Shireen Mazari [dropcap]C[/dropcap]orruption revealed weakens those who stand exposed, which is why the Panama Papers have seen leaders either defend themselves against the revelations made or resign from office. Corruption is a cancer that eats away at the very fabric of society, killing people’s initiative and sense of purpose while…