Description: On what terms did Maulana Fazl-Ur-Rehman end his dharna? Why was Nawaz Sharif allowed to leave Pakistan? Will Nawaz Sharif’s departure hurt PTI considering that Imran Khan had made accountability of ‘corrupt’ politicians his central agenda during the last election campaign? Viewpoint From Overseas host Sabahat Ashraf discusses these questions with analysts Dr. Misbah […]
Description: How have different people reacted to “Howdy Modi” rally in Houston? Does it signify that “Indian-Americans have arrived’? Why did thousands protest against Prime Minister Modi? Was it a big election rally for President Trump who is seeking re-election in 2020? Why did Prime Minister Modi endorse President Trump? Does it expose Indian-American community […]
Description: Veteran Pakistan journalist Mr. Mohammed Ziauddin (Express Group) has suggested that since war is not an option and Pakistan already lost the diplomacy so Pakistan should declare whole Jammu and Kashmir its 6th province and amend the constitution. With that, in coming years, Pakistan can claim the stake in Kashmir. Also, what was […]
Description: Dr. Nadeemul Haque, economist, former Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, former Vice-Chancellor Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Quaid-e-Azam University Campus, Islamabad, former Advisor Training and research activities at IMF Institut. Leading training missions to African and Asian countries discuss the economic landscape of Pakistan and the issues of the management of the economy in Pakistan […]
How did Mr. Munir Malik start and lead Pakistan lawyers’ movement?Was it worth it? Did Ex-CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry meet lawyers’ expectations of him?Viewpoint From Overseas host Faraz Darvesh discusses these questions withPakistan’s former attorney general Munir Malik and Riaz Haq.
After surviving an assassination attempt, Raza Rumi’s life was constantly in danger in Pakistan. For the time being, he has chosen exile as a survival strategy. Viewpoint from Overseas (VPOS) team interviewed Raza Rumi over skype in Washington D.C. and asked questions liberal Pakistanis have in their minds in the wake of attempts on lives […]
In the week the Nobel Peace Prize is in the news, Viewpoint from Overseas host Faraz Darvesh interviews renowned human rights activist Asma Jahangir: According to the Wikipedia, Asma Jilani Jahangir (Urdu: عاصمہ جہانگیر) (born January 27, 1952 in Lahore) is a leading Pakistani lawyer, advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, President Supreme Court Bar Association of […]
In March 2013, Dr. Fouzia Saeed spoke at an event organized by OPEN Silicon Valley. The conversation was about her new book and the story of writing and passing legislation in Pakistan making sexual harrasment a crime.
Riaz Haq Talks with Brig Firoz Khan author of “Eating Grass—The Making of the Pakistani Bomb”, an insider’s account of how Pakistan became a nuclear power. Unlike most western accounts of Pakistani nuclear program which begin and end with A.Q. Khan’s network, Brig Feroz H. Khan’s scholarly work “Eating Grass” offers an insider’s account of the […]
Far from the world of eulogizing op-ed pieces in the US newspapers, State of the Union addresses and Congressional hearings describing the great progress being made in the War on Terror, there exists the real land where the war is actually being fought. Filmmaker Faraz Syed sets on a journey to explore Pakistanis’ real feelings […]