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Nauman Sadiq
Nauman Sadiq
Nauman Sadiq is an Islamabad-based attorney, columnist and geopolitical analyst focused on the politics of Af-Pak and MENA regions, neocolonialism and Petroimperialism.

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Pakistan's Imran Khan. Photo by World Economic Forum, Wikimedia Commons.

Electoral Reforms For Developing Democracies – OpEd

18 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

The biggest fault in democracy, as it is practiced all over the world, is the election campaign funding part, because the individuals and corporations that finance an election campaign always have ulterior motives: that is,…

Pakistan's Imran Khan. Photo by World Economic Forum, Wikimedia Commons.

Imran Khan’s PTI: The New Face Of Liberal Nationalism – OpEd

16 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

Although people often conflate democracy and liberalism, but there is a fine distinction between politics and culture; a democratic system of governance falls in the category of politics while liberalism, as a value system, falls…

US President George W. Bush stands with Ambassador Husain Haqqani of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, June 6, 2008, in the Oval Office during a credentials ceremony for newly appointed ambassadors to Washington D.C. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian, Wikipedia Commons.

How Ambassador Haqqani’s Confession Endorses Seymour Hersh’s Account Of Bin Laden’s Killing? – OpEd

14 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

In his March 10 article [1] for the Washington Post, Pakistan’s ambassador to the US at the time of Osama Bin Laden’s execution, Husain Haqqani, has confessed to his role in facilitating the assassination of…

Location of Punjab in Pakistan. Source: Wikipedia Commons.

How Pashtun Insurgency Being Portrayed As Terrorism In Pakistan – OpEd

13 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

In Pakistan, there are three distinct categories of militants: the Afghan-centric Pashtun militants; the Kashmir-centric Punjabi militants; and the transnational terrorists, like al-Qaeda. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is mainly comprised of Pashtun militants, carries out…

Hindu temple in India.

How Orientalism Pitted Hindus Against Muslims In India – OpEd

13 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion , Religion

The most outstanding feature of Islam is its history; if you study Islamic history, you would come to realize that Islam did not spread by force alone, it was the superior moral appeal of its…