Issue 9: Enduring Imperialisms

Infrastructures of Colonialism and Resistance

Aug 2015

اردو | The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a colonial, not a national, project. Instead, we must support and build infrastructures of resistance that puts people before development. Issue 9
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Notes on the Wikileaks Cables

Aug 2015

اردو | The Wikileaks cables reveal America’s conversation on Pakistan. Issue 9
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Kabul Good: Cultural Politics of an Endless War

اردو | Fourteen years into a war that never seems to end, representations of Afghanistan remain narrow and simplistic. And, they reinforce a Kabul-centric vision of Afghanistan. Issue 9
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Sparks of Vision

اردو | A translator wanders down the perilous path of rendering Ghalib into English. Issue 9
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Beards and Belonging in Lahore

Aug 2015

اردو | You are well educated, you are a teacher, then why this beard and hair? Issue 9
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When They Leave: The Fate of Hazaras in Afghanistan

When They Leave: The Fate of Hazaras in Afghanistan

اردو | "When are the Americans leaving? Why are they leaving? Don’t they know that as soon as they leave, the Taliban will come and kill us?" Issue 9
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On Discrimination against Pashtuns: Reflections from Peshawar

Aug 2015
On Discrimination against Pashtuns: Reflections from Peshawar

اردو | There has been a predilection on the part of non-Pashtun Pakistanis and other actors to look at the problem of terrorism as, somehow, a Pashtun problem. Issue 9
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