Category Archive for: Essays

Pakistan Wanted: Radical Prescriptions

Pakistan Wanted: Radical Prescriptions Essay The fiftieth anniversary of Pakistan’s independence falls in a period of perhaps the most far reaching changes in the world order. The relatively simple diplomatic configuration of the Cold War era has given place to a complex interplay of a great many forces that have made their appearance at the regional and global level.…

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Is Pakistan a nation state?

Is Pakistan a nation state? Essay HISTORY is fickle. A human contrivance, it draws its importance from the mortal human beings who want so much to understand the nature of their existence, their purposes in a span of limited time. and their connections with a buried past and a never realized future. History is meaningless in the absence of…

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Pakistan’s Heritage

Pakistan’s Heritage Essay “A man, is known by his past” is a saying. This proverb is very true in the case of nations, A country’s present and the dreams, of its future are all inspired by its past. A nation’s past affords the people good food for thought. If it was a glorious, it inspires them to work…

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Should Pakistan opt for presidential form of government?

Should Pakistan opt for presidential form of government? Essay  Our democracy is based on the British model, namely parliamentary system of the Westminster type. General elections are held; the leader of the party that secures a majority of seats in National assembly is named leader of the House and Prime Minster. He appoints other ministers. If no party secures…

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Islamic Fundamentalism

Islamic Fundamentalism Essay “Fundamentalism” is a short-hand word for born again Christians Protestant which evokes literal truth of the Bible. This word was coined by media pundits to represent the movement launched by United States Protestants in the early twentieth century. As a matter of fact, there exists no such parallel in Arabic to represent. Muslims fanatically devoted to the…

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A Political Note on Pakistan

A Political Note on Pakistan Essay There can nothing be so distant that one cannot reach it eventually or so hidden that one cannot discover, what really required, for such achievements is efforts and determinations to reach one’s goal. We, in the figure of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, have a solid example of a strong determine and intense efforts…

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Indo-Pak Relations

Indo-Pak Relations Essay Looking back into the recent history of the sub continent one finds that last time the region witnessed the kind of hectic diplomatic moves in the capitals of India and Pakistan in the wake of the non-going civil unrest in Jammu and Kashmir. Those were the days that followed Yahya Khan’s clampdown on the uprising in.Dacca…

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Is Democracy a Failure?

Is Democracy a Failure? Essay The political idea of the nineteenth century, born in the American French Revolutions of the eighteenth century, was democracy. To be sure, there were also in Western civilisation remarkable forces working for the maintenance of the autocratic principle. But its representatives were stigmatised as reactionaries. The future belonged to a government by the people. This…

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Communism

Communism Essay Communism has many implications. In practice, few textbooks or reference books agree in defining it. At the same time politicians are inclined to over-simplify and concentrate on one of its many implications as a definition, Communism, generally, may be defined as the system of society in which property, particularly real property and the means of production, is…

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The Party System of Government

The Party System of Government Essay The Party-System of Government is an integral and essential part of a democracy. Political parties are possible only in a democracy, and a constitution which does not allow the free formation of political parties by admitting either no party at all or only one party is not democratic. The principle that only one…

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