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Populism in Pakistan: Myth and Reality

Populism in Pakistan: Myth and Reality

“Populist promises to reverse every tough decision are nothing but empty rhetoric, irresponsible leadership, and bad politics. They are not the solution to Ireland’s problems”, Enda Kenny, an Irish politician, had once said. His saying could be applied to Pakistan in its entirety if the word ‘Ireland’ is replaced with ‘Pakistan’, where a so-called populist […]

Anti Fake News Law: A Hindrance Towards Democratization and Development

Anti Fake News Law: A Hindrance Towards Democratization and Development

Malaysia has passed and gazetted an Anti-Fake News Act 2018 on 11th April  to curb and monitor false information, slander and lies spreading on social media and news portals. This law says any one found guilty of spreading, speculating or creating fake news would be jailed for 6 years or fined RM500, 000 or both. […]

The Political Domino Effect in the Middle East

The Political Domino Effect in the Middle East

The military occupation of the British, the French, and the Soviets departed from many parts of the Middle East during and after World War II, while Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and other Middle Eastern states on the Arabian Peninsula  generally remained unaffected by World War II. However, after the war, the following Middle Eastern states had […]

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