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Omar Ali

Articles by Omar Ali

The 12th Man Rises?

The 12th Man Rises?

Nov 08, 2011 Omar Ali

The Facebook generation and the deep state may both be ready to opt for Imran Khan. And Imran Khan, it seems,...

The Narratives Come Home To Roost

The Narratives Come Home To Roost

May 23, 2011 Omar Ali

Most Pakistanis probably believe that 9/11 was an “inside job” and Mumbai 26/11was staged by some...

'A Thousand-Year Writer's Block'

'A Thousand-Year Writer's Block'

Jan 10, 2011 Omar Ali

That's what had hit Islam, William Burroughs famously remarked. Was he just being provocative? Or is this...

More Or Less?

More Or Less?

Nov 17, 2010 Omar Ali

The notion that we are being unfairly asked to “do more” by the US and that things would be fine if that...

Imagine

Imagine

Oct 12, 2010 Omar Ali

A happy speculation on what the shape of a different Pakistan could be if it manages to pull back from the...

Manufacturing Martial Law?

Manufacturing Martial Law?

Aug 26, 2010 Omar Ali

We Pakistanis have a finely developed sense of conspiracy, so when we see the army's usual supporters out in...

Blowback In Lahore

Blowback In Lahore

May 28, 2010 Omar Ali

The attacks on Ahmedi mosques that killed over 80 people once again underline that such terrorism is...

The Lunatics Took Over the Asylum

The Lunatics Took Over the Asylum

May 11, 2010 Omar Ali

What explains the Air Marshal's incompetent bomb-maker son? Why does Pakistan seem to have an endless supply...