The Fractious Path: Pakistan’s Democratic Transition

Since its creation in 1947, Pakistan has oscillated between weak democratic governments and brutal military dictatorships, the latter ruling for about half its existence.…

Being Pakistani: Society, Culture and the Arts

How different is Pakistan’s culture from that of India? Exploring various aspects of the arts, literature and heritage of Pakistan, Raza Rumi argues that…

Identity, Faith and Conflict: Essays on Pakistan and Beyond 

As a journalist and media commentator, Raza Rumi publishes with frequency, responding to continuing troubling events in South Asia. As a policy analyst, he…

Delhi By Heart: Impressions of a Pakistani Traveller

Why, asks Raza Rumi, does the capital of another country feel like home? How is it that a man from Pakistan can cross the…