Nabeel Muhammad

Nabeel Muhammad

A Financial Analyst by day and aspiring Social Worker and Researcher by night. He holds a degree in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences. Currently, he is working with an NGO, RETO Foundation, to make opportunities more visible through education for children in Rural Sindh.

Should Musharraf’s prediction of a proxy war be taken seriously?

William Dalrymple, a British Historian, addressed the complexities of Indo-Pak proxy conflict quite effectively in his essay, A Deadly Triangle: Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. He discussed how their armies are caught up in an inevitable local and regional war shaped by both pre-existing and overlapping conflicts. And both regional powers, India and Pakistan, armed with nuclear weapons, pose an increased threat to regional peace and security of South Asia. Several US diplomats, the likes of Tom Pickering, James Dobbins and Bruce Riedel, have adverted upon hidden proxy games that Pakistan and India have been playing for a long time. Security analysts and army generals ...

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Pervez Musharraf deserves a second chance, our economy needs him!

Over the last five years, one question that has remained of integral significance amongst political contentions has been; was former military chief Pervez Musharraf better than this current ‘battered but not shattered’ democracy? You can easily find a group of people who believe that his ‘martially-democratic’ epoch from 1999 to 2008 was better than the current democracy we have. There is no doubt about it; his policies were a huge turn on for economic developments and they deserve extolment. But on the way, Mr Commando made some huge mistakes which instigated a drastic series of social and political turmoil. Even if I try to use sasti (insubstantial) ...

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