Ali Mahmood

The writer is a businessman and the author of three books — Muslims: The Real History, Saints and Sinners and the forthcoming, Enter the Dragon

Learning From Vietnam

Does Pakistan have a formula for development like Vietnam or is it merely fumbling along?

Rupee Shrinks

Today it costs Rs. 180 to buy a dollar. What would the rupee be worth in 2022?

Reversal of Fortune

Once seen as a role model by South Korea, Pakistan lags far behind it in every sector

Still in the Game

The writer is a businessman and the author of three books including Muslims: The Real History.

How the West Killed BCCI

A high-flying banker’s first-person account of how one of the world’s fastest growing banks, the BCCI, was shut down by western powers, led by the US, on trumped-up charges... as narrated to the author


Reshaping Pakistan

The days immediately after independence may not have been ideal for strengthening the roots of democracy, what befell the country in the subsequent decades has been harrowing

The Real Populists of Pakistan

"In war, truth is the first casualty," wrote Aeschylus,...

Provocation that did not work

It seems that the US political and military thinkers and strategists now firmly believe in enticing and provoking China into a military conflict, before it overtakes America in the fields of economy

The New Great Game- A Pakistani Perspective

South Asia appears to be the next battleground where world powers will compete to seize the moment in a bid to lead the world; the New Great Game