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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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Why have TV news channels, the world over, stuck to this model of news?

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Dear all, These days, TV news consists of bad news mostly. The news reports and footage one sees is of war and upheaval, death and destruction. The stories are of bloodshed and suffering. The images are horrific and gritty. Yet they are cued in by slick, glossy-looking presenters wearing sharp suits and layers and layers […]

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