Monthly Archives: January 2015

Raza Rabbani is vile

He does the decent thing for once in his life, and professes to weep copiously at the prospect. Give me unalloyed corruption and outright authoritarianism over this flowery self-satisfied devotion to principles they neither understand nor comprehend. He wouldn’t know … Continue reading

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Why “Homeland” misleads

I grew up in Islamabad. It’s a friend of mine. The caricature on “Homeland” is no Pakistan. Islamabad was – and still is – green, leafy, piney, and at the base of mountains. Not a desert. No camels. And few … Continue reading

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