Pakistan Paradox: The Love Of Its Leaders For The Bottle

Prohibition In Pakistan

Pakistan's Westernized founding fathers and their successors loved to have a drink and sat on the periodic demands of a ban on alcohol until the 1970s when the prohibition—at least on paper—was imposed

How Urdu-Speaking Muhajir Domination Shaped Pakistan

Urdu-Speaking Muhajirs accounted for 3.5 percent of united Pakistan’s population in the 1960s but they occupied 21 percent of the positions in the civil services that helped them shape the country in its infancy including through the adoption of their mother tongue as the national language

Covered In Glory: How Hina Rabbani Khar Visited Taliban On Own Terms

Hina Rabbani Khar with Taliban leaders

Pakistan's minister of state for foreign affairs Hina Khar traveled to Kabul without adhering to the Taliban’s dress code for women by dressing typically stylishly and covering only the back of her head with her dupatta leaving much of her hair visible