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M Zeb Khan

Living With Technology – M Zeb Khan

What is wrong with technology in general and information technology in particular? Nothing and everything. Apparently it is paradoxical but in reality it is not. Technology has empowered man to use the forces of nature to his advantage…

A Shattered Nation – M Zeb Khan

A nation is qualitatively different from a crowd. As the soul keeps the body together and protects it from decay so does the unity of purpose keep a nation united and productive. Japan was bombed to ashes in World War II but it rose again…

The Curse And The Cure – M Zeb Khan

We are remarkably one point down in corruption. This we must celebrate with full zeal like we do the Independence Day every year. By any count and measure, it is a feat no country in the world has ever accomplished. Our social ethos and…

A Lost Tradition – M Zeb Khan

Religion dies when its message is polluted with myths and superstitions; when its adherents pay more attention to symbolism than spirituality; and when reason is replaced with blind following of authority and doctrine. Islam, which calls…

Democracy On Trial – M Zeb Khan

Democracy in Pakistan is once again on trial. Pakistan has been swinging between military dictatorship and democracy since its creation with no hope of the situation ever changing in the foreseeable future. Is there something wrong with…

Breaking With Tradition

One of the key roles of a leader who has successfully liberated his nation from an imperial power is to reorient mental as well as physical efforts after freedom. Pakistan was unfortunate to lose its founding father, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad…

PTI’s March

The peace march to Waziristan by Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf Pakistan (PTI) achieved results beyond expectations. It resulted in the international exposure of the United States’ hawkish position on drone strikes in Pakistan, which are part…

Balance Of Power

Political euphuisms, exotic narratives, and budget gimmickry will the rising anger caused by extreme apathy of the ruling elite. What has so far prevented people from taking to the streets is a silver lining in the form of an independent…