Tag: Prospect

  • Pakistani politics

    I’ve been going back and forth to Pakistan a lot this year as I research for my forthcoming book,┬áKarachi Vice, and work on other projects, including my first documentary film…

  • Recent writing on Pakistan

    I’ve written a few pieces about Pakistan in recent months. Rising from the ashes: a new era in Pakistani cinema (emerge85) I wrote this piece about Pakistani cinema’s “new wave”…

  • Remembering Partition

    On the 14th and 15th August, Pakistan and India celebrated their respective Independence Days. This year, which marks 70 years since the Partition of India, the celebrations were accompanied by…

  • Activism and hope in the Syrian crisis

    During my recent trip to Lebanon, I spent time with various refugee-focused organisations, and had the privilege of meeting some inspiring Syrian grassroots activists. Here are the stories I wrote.…

  • Highlights of 2013

    Since the year has drawn to a close (and I’m avoiding getting started on 2014), I thought I’d post links to some of the articles I most enjoyed working on…

  • Egypt and Pakistan

    On 3 July, Egypt’s first democratically elected president in six decades, Mohamed Morsi, was ousted in a military coup. One country that has had no shortage of military coups is…

  • Saving Pakistan

    I wrote a long feature for the March issue of Prospect Magazine. It looks at the shape of militancy in Pakistan – and the efforts being made to counter it.…