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In a Land Without Music

October 27, 2009 by


by Eqbal Ahmad from The Selected Writings of Eqbal Ahmad (Editor’s Note: This first hand narrative of Afghanistan during Taliban regime should be read by those who believe in absurd notions of ‘Good Taliban’ and ‘Bad Taliban’) I have seen the future as envisioned by contemporary Islamists. It horrifies and does not work – anywhere. […]

Allama Iqbal- Is he still relevant?

October 25, 2009 by


by  Yasser Latif Hamdani Given the current turmoil, which has made it abundantly clear that the people of Pakistan desire a truly representative democratic civilian order, the question above has become very relevant. Essentially – this begs four questions that ought to be answered to understand the relevance of Allama Iqbal to Pakistan today. 1. […]