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DG ISPR press conference

DG ISPR press conference & commitment to democracy by Abdul Q Kundi

I wish you all an advance new years greetings and pray that it brings prosperity and happiness to all of you individually and to the Pakistani nation collectively. Before commenting on DG ISPR press conference I would like to reiterate that [...]

Vicious circle by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

Since our independence politicians have failed to live up to the nation’s expectations. Their first failure was not being able to draft the constitution of the new state for nine years. This delay in laying the political foundation allowed [...]

System is evolving by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

Many interesting constitutional events are happening in the country which will have far reaching consequences for the political evolution of our country. First is the Supreme Court hearing on petitions related to 18th and 21st amendments in [...]

Mandate of the majority by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

One of the basic building block of a liberal democracy and nation state is sovereignty of the people and mandate of the majority. It is this mandate that legitimize a democratic government and grant them the agency to draft laws. But this raises [...]

Viability of a democratic order by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

From human rights and religious perspective it holds true that all men (or women) are created equal. But from a political perspective all men are not created equal rather some have an inherent advantage over others because of family wealth, [...]

Does one-man-one-vote provide effective governance? by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

Rate this article [ratings] I recently finished reading a book titled “Intelligent Governance for the 21st Century” by Nicolas Berggruen & Nathan Gardels. Before speaking about the ideas presented in this book let me talk briefly on [...]