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Pervez Hoodbhoy: 'Miracles Are Needed to Rescue Pakistan'

As Pakistani society teeters from one socio-political crisis to another, with the infl uence of the religious right and extremism growing by the day, Pervez Hoodbhoy, who teaches physics at Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad and is a frequent commentator on various social and political issues in Pakistan, paints a grim picture of the future of the country. The government has caved in to the extremists, the media refuses to take on the fundamentalists, the army is silent and the extremists are becoming all powerful. Only a miracle, it seems, can save the country.

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