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Past articles by Ali:

Dalai Lama says sorry, but does it again

Social media blew up recently when the Tibetan Buddhist leader said a female successor must be good looking, but it was far from the first time he had said such a thing → Read More

How China is sucking Pakistan dry with CPEC

Beijing doesn't want the world to know its sinister objective of looting the key national assets of less-developed economies after pulling them into a debt trap. → Read More

Who will pay for a romantic date with COAL?

There is not only the monetary cost associated with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which Pakistan will bear, but also a hefty environmental cost of coal fired power plant projects under CPEC’s “Early Harvest” stage. With energy comes wealth, and with wealth comes prosperity! No one can doubt the veracity of this statement. But most … → Read More

Trump being played by Kim's dangling carrot

The highly anticipated meeting between United States President Donald Trump and Supreme Leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un ended peacefully but with little results. Both Trump and Kim shared joyful moments, had a good laugh, ate lunch together and signed an agreement, a hollow one. I mean, who could have imagined the fact that two … → Read More

China and US — playing tit for tat

Finally, White House has confirmed the imposition of 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China. China retaliated, saying it will impose an additional 25 percent tariff on 659 US goods worth $50bn. Tit for tat! After Trump’s withdrawal from JCPOA (Iran nuclear deal), you can expect anything from him and his … → Read More

Beijing strikes back with tariffs. What next for Trump?

Finally, White House has confirmed the imposition of 25% tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China. China retaliated, saying it will impose an additional 25% tariff on 659 US goods worth $50bn. Tit for tat! After Trump’s withdrawal from JCPOA (Iran nuclear deal), you can expect anything from him and his administration! On … → Read More

General elections 2018 and the social media propaganda

Believe me, you have underestimated the power of social media when it comes to its influence over nation’s politics and democratic rule. Election Commission of Pakistan has fixed July 25 as the day of general elections 2018 and no sincere work has been done by the authorities to regulate the use of social media platforms … → Read More