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The political economy of extremism

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For some people, identities forged through extremist viewpoints have always been fringe ones. The US war on terror, however, has turned extremist tendencies into global currency. Though not limited to any one country, this reevaluation carries larger implications for Pakistan than for any other country. One manifestation of this phenomenon is the emerging lot of […]

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Attacking minorities

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Intimidation and threats faced by the minority Ahmadiyya religious community from extremist groups often take a violent turn. On May 26, a cardiac surgeon Dr Mehdi Ali, who happened to be a member of the Ahmadiyya community, was shot dead in Chenab Nagar allegedly because of his faith. Reports say the doctor was on his […]

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