Tag: Abbottabad

A Theory of Conspiracy Theories: Creating Your Own Paradise

Sarbaland Shah is a young educated man who works for an IT firm in Lahore. Despite his education and impressive expertise in information technology, he believes strongly that America is behind all the ills of Muslims all over the world. For him, Osama Bin Laden (OBL) is a hero who can never be captured or…

Pakistaniaat: Summer Issue Coming Soon!!!

Dear All: I just want to let you all know that the summer issue of Pakistaniaat will be published soon. We are really excited about this issue as it includes, besides so many other exciting articles, a Cluster of essays on Fawzia Afzal-Khan’s memoir, Lahore With Love. The memoir, as you might be aware, was…

Tea Break: An Impressive Pakistani Blog Aggregator

A few months ago, after having expanded The Pakistan Forum into a multiauthor blog, I started looking for good Pakistani blog aggregation websites. My purpose, simply stated, was to link with these websites so that our content could be more widely distributed. I must admit that of all the blog aggregator websites that I contacted,…