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Pakistan Corruption

How A Low-Level Cop Came To Control The Pakistani Underworld

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT and ADIL JAWAD | Posted 03.30.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan -- A corrupt, low-level cop with a healthy dose of street smarts rises to control hundreds of illegal gambling dens in Pakistan's la...

Pakistani President's Corruption Woes Are Far From Over

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's top judge says he expects the country's new prime minister to reopen an old corruption case against the president, reiter...

Pakistan's Burgeoning Business of Nepotism

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 08.18.2012 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

Pakistan, a large Muslim nation, is drifting toward moral anarchy and lawlessness. Amidst widespread nepotism, the ordinary citizens face a thoroughly dishonest system where laws are subverted even by the guardians of law.

Exclusive Interview With the Man at the Heart of Pakistan's Newest Political Scandal: The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court's Son

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 08.17.2012 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The saying goes that boys will be boys. The chief justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan knows about that all too well. Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry is once again in the spotlight because of his son.

Pakistan: The Irony of It All

Saad Khan | Posted 05.11.2012 | World
Saad Khan

Pakistanis have been jolted by two major shocks this week. Both stories reflect the massive corruption prevalent among politicians and the military.

The Great Rot In Pakistani Education

Saad Khan | Posted 06.15.2011 | World
Saad Khan

In a recent development, the Pakistani government has decided to devolve the "Higher Education Commission," which formulates policies and regulates universities in Pakistan.

What Secretary Clinton Should Do During Her Visit to Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

It's that time of the year when the bittersweet relations between the US and Pakistan reach a high thanks to the now-routine foreign secretaries' meetings, titled the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue.

Time to Interact with Average Pakistanis

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

The nexus of military and conservatives in Pakistan is strong enough to silence the majority of peace-loving Pakistanis. The only workable solution is facilitating interaction through media and the Internet.

Was Hillary's Image-Boosting Exercise in Pakistan a Success?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

If the United States wants to win some hearts in Pakistan, its aid should go to organizations directly working for public health and education. It's time to engage with the common Pakistani.