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Chaos Order and Pakistaniat: Rooftop View

IRSHAD SALIM: In mid March, an Islamabad-based Think Tank called Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies launched a nationwide campaign themed “Nationalism & Pakistaniat”. The PICSS flyer said “through seminars, conferences, roundtables, interactive sessions and other tools of advocacy it seeks to help the Pakistani youth in comprehending the true concept of ‘Pakistaniat’ with a view to protect them from disillusioned ideas and aspirations, propagated by forces of darkness and destruction.” The organization in my opinion pre-assumes that ‘Pakistaniat’ already exists–that it’s well-defined and has percolated down the restRead More