Barrister Iftikhar Ahmed

The writer is prominent lawyer, who divides his time between Islamabad and London.

The Cost of Defamation

If TV channels wish to avoid paying hefty costs for libel suits filed in foreign courts, they need to vet their content for unsubstantiated allegations

The Pak-UK Prism

Viewing the UK from an entirely subjective prism leads to a number of serious misconceptions in Pakistan

Road to Nowhere

After the British government decided to show him the door, Nawaz Sharif’s options seem increasingly bleak


Pakistan’s Choices Amid Global Isolation & Economic Fragmentation

Growing trade restrictions may reverse economic integration and undermine...

Varying Regional Penchants

In the first-half of 2023, some interesting developments in...

India’s UNSC Reform Agenda Amidst Regional Intricacies

The unresolved border disputes, past military interventions, and alleged espionage activities raise alarm bells about India's ability to contribute to regional stability. Moreover, its tendency to adopt an assertive stance rather than addressing these issues transparently further clouds its credentials in global security affairs.

Islam’s Power of Patience, Forgiveness

Holy Qur'an's ethical heartbeats resonated within the very social milieu of its revelation, intertwining religious, moral, and legal obligations under the vast expanse of God's will.