Living Under Drones: the Psychological, Social, and Economic Impact of Drones in FATA.

[Originally published in the Daily Times Op-ed pages] The primary focus in the drone debate so far has remained on the civilian casualties. Drone attacks have mostly been concentrated in the North Waziristan Agency (NWA), and some in the South Waziristan Agency (SWA) of FATA in Pakistan. However, the impact of these killings in particular and… Read More Living Under Drones: the Psychological, Social, and Economic Impact of Drones in FATA.

Save the Margallas

[Originally featured on the ExchangesConnect blog.] Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is celebrated during the third week of April every year with much fervour across the world to highlight the importance of the youth’s involvement in community development. Keeping the youth service tradition alive, YES Alumni Islamabad commemorated GYSD for the second successive year this… Read More Save the Margallas

Capital urgently needs efficient transport system

[Orginally published in The Nation] ISLAMABAD – The Federal Capital has been witnessing a boom in the construction of wide avenues, convenient underpasses and wonderful flyovers apart from the expansion of existing roads, and all of this has made commuting around the capital increasingly convenient and fast. However, the city planners need to realise that… Read More Capital urgently needs efficient transport system