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Daily Times swoons for murderers again

At a time when the world is appalled by the behavior of Balochi terrorists in firing on relief crews, your obsession with blaming the army and security forces is befuddling. Not content with providing valuable op-Ed space to those who … Continue reading

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Another quote courtesy Rumpole

For the sword outwears the sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause to breathe, And Love itself have rest. – Byron, I believe.

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Member of the Drones

Apparently, reading fiction connects you to the community potrayed. Makes sense. I’d certainly feel like a member of the Drones, a resident of Blandings Castle, a boarder at 221B Baker Street, student at Hogwarts, resident of Lochdubh, a junior barrister … Continue reading

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Charitable Giving in Pakistan

With a ceaseless littany of bad news coming from Pakistan, it helps to remember that there are a few silver linings to the cloud. For instance, Pakistan has one of the world’s highest rates of charitable giving. No surprise to … Continue reading

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Moon Akhtar RIP

Rest in Peace. You helped fill my childhood, and that of countless others, with laughter. Thank You.

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In defense of Greg Mortenson part 5

Glad to see that I’m not a voice in the wilderness crying out for Greg and the Central Asia Institute. Perhaps the biggest name to cast his lot with him is Nicholas Kristof. Othere include bloggers in the previous comments, … Continue reading

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In defense of Greg Mortenson (part 4)

Is Greg the latest manifestation of Rabbi Kushner’s why do bad things happen to good people? From where I sit, yes. But the one thing I’ve learnt from Nassim Hasan Taleb: you can never tell where this thing is headed. … Continue reading

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